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University of Southern California

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Total Tuition $54,259.00

School Information

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

Total Faculty
Student/Fac Ratio

* All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of December 2018


SAT Scores:
Math: 650–770, Reading: 650–730
(25th-75th percentile)
ACT Scores:
(25th-75th percentile)

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:
Admissions Test Scores?
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?

Degrees & Programs

Certificate Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Advanced General Dentistry
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Mathematics, General
Applied Psychology
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
Architectural Engineering
Architectural History and Criticism, General
Architecture and Related Services, Other
Area Studies, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Artificial Intelligence
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
Asian-American Studies
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
Behavioral Aspects of Health
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
Biomedical Sciences, General
Brass Instruments
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business Statistics
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
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
Clinical and Industrial Drug Development
Cognitive Science
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Comparative Law
Comparative Literature
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Computational Biology
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Construction Management
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Creative Writing
Dance, General
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Design and Visual Communications, General
Development Economics and International Development
Digital Arts
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Directing and Theatrical Production
Dispute Resolution
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
East Asian Studies
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Economics, General
Education, General
Education, Other
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
Environmental Design/Architecture
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Evolutionary Biology
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
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
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Health/Medical Physics
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 Development and Family Studies, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences
Industrial Engineering
Intellectual Property Law
International and Intercultural Communication
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Policy Analysis
International Public Health/International Health
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Keyboard Instruments
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Landscape Architecture
Learning Sciences
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library and Information Science
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Long Term Care Administration/Management
Management Science
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marine Sciences
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Materials Engineering
Materials Science
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Scientist
Microbiology and Immunology
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences, Other
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
Molecular Biology
Molecular Genetics
Molecular Medicine
Molecular Pharmacology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
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
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Nurse Anesthetist
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Oncology and Cancer Biology
Operations Research
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics
Percussion Instruments
Petroleum Engineering
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics
Pharmacology and Toxicology, Other
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other
Philosophy, Other
Physical Sciences
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physician Assistant
Physics, General
Physiology, General
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other
Playwriting and Screenwriting
Political Economy
Political Science and Government, General
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Public Health, General
Public Health, Other
Public Policy Analysis, General
Public Policy Analysis, Other
Public Relations/Image Management
Real Estate
Real Estate Development
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
Restaurant/Food Services Management
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other
Russian Language and Literature
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Signal/Geospatial Intelligence
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Social Work, Other
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Stringed Instruments
Structural Engineering
Sustainability Studies
Systems Engineering
Tax Law/Taxation
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth
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
Telecommunications Engineering
Transportation and Highway Engineering
Urban Education and Leadership
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Voice and Opera
Water Resources Engineering
Woodwind Instruments
Zoology/Animal Biology

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