University of Southern California

General Information

Website www.usc.edu/
Address University Park
City Los Angeles
State CA
Zip 90089
Locale City: Large

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 96%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 76.8%
Five-year graduation rate 89.4%
Six-year graduation rate 91.7%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out -

College Characteristics

Sector Private not-for-profit
Carnegie Classification Research Very High
Size: Number of Undergraduates 19,170
Endowment Assets $5,130,520,000
Minority-Serving Institution Not Applicable
Accrediting Agency -
Net Price Calculator Website financialaid.usc.edu/undergraduates/prospective/net-price-calculator.html
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 3%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.73
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 680 (25th - 75th percentile = 630 - 730)
Median SAT Math 710 (25th - 75th percentile = 650 - 770)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 31.5 (25th - 75th percentile = 30 - 33)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 16.6%
In-State Tuition and Fees $52,283
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $52,283
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $69,711
Average Net Price After Grants $32,892
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $7,747
Median earnings 10 years after entry $74,000
Median debt of completers $22,120
Federal Loan Default Rate 1.8%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 16.5%
% Underrepresented Minority 18.5%
% Black 4.4%
% Latino 13.9%
% Native American 0.1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.2%
% Asian 20.7%
% White 39.5%
% Two or More Races 5.2%
% Other 15.9%
% Noresident Aliens 14.3%
% Female 51.8%
% Male 48.2%
% Age 25 and Over 3.2%
% Part-time 3.2%