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University of Southern California


School Information

University Park
Los Angeles, California 90089
P: (213) 740-0800
Calendar: Semester
Locale: City: Large
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Common name(s): USC

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 40,515Total Students
  • 20,271Male Students
  • 20,244Female Students
  • 7,467Total Intl Students
  • 4,483Intl Male Students
  • 2,984Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 9,963Total Faculty
  • 6,285Male Faculty
  • 3,678Female Faculty
  • 9:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 42,818

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,500

Books & Supplies

$ 12,078

Room & Board

$ 1,480

Other Expenses

$ 57,876

Total

Admissions

37,210
total applicants

23%
admitted (8566)

8%
enrolled (2931)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
670-770
Math
610-720
Reading
650-740
Writing
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
29-33
Composite
28-34
Math
29-34
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep ?
Required
Recommendations?
Required

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
Acting
Advanced General Dentistry
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
American Literature (United States
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Archeology
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
Architecture
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Artificial Intelligence
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
Asian-American Studies
Astronomy
Behavioral Aspects of Health
Biochemistry
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other
Biophysics
Biostatistics
Brass Instruments
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Physics
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Civil Engineering, General
Civil Engineering, Other
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Comparative Law
Comparative Literature
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Computational Biology
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Conducting
Construction Management
Counseling Psychology
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Creative Writing
Curriculum and Instruction
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dentistry
Development Economics and International Development
Digital Arts
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Endodontics/Endodontology
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Epidemiology
Ethics
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Evolutionary Biology
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Financial Mathematics
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Game and Interactive Media Design
Genetics, Other
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
German Language and Literature
Gerontology
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
Historic Preservation and Conservation
History, General
History, Other
Human Biology
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Engineering
International and Intercultural Communication
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Public Health/International Health
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Journalism
Keyboard Instruments
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Landscape Architecture
Law
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
Linguistics
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Long Term Care Administration/Management
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marine Sciences
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Materials Engineering
Materials Science
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Scientist
Medicine
Microbiology and Immunology
Molecular Biology
Molecular Genetics
Molecular Medicine
Molecular Pharmacology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Management
Music Pedagogy
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Technology
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Music, Other
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Neuroscience
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Nurse Anesthetist
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Operations Research
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery
Orthodontics/Orthodontology
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics
Percussion Instruments
Periodontics/Periodontology
Petroleum Engineering
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics
Pharmacy
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other
Philosophy
Philosophy, Other
Physical Sciences
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physician Assistant
Physics, General
Physiology, General
Playwriting and Screenwriting
Political Economy
Political Science and Government, General
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Public Health, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Public Policy Analysis, Other
Public Relations/Image Management
Real Estate Development
Religion/Religious Studies
Restaurant/Food Services Management
Retailing and Retail Operations
Russian Language and Literature
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Stringed Instruments
Structural Engineering
Sustainability Studies
Systems Engineering
Tax Law/Taxation
Taxation
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Transportation and Highway Engineering
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Voice and Opera
Woodwind Instruments

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