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The University of Southern California

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)

USC Address

LOS ANGELES, CA 90089--5012
General info:(213) 740-2311
Financial aid office:(213) 740-1111
Admissions office:(213) 740-1111University Homepage

Tuition + USC Housing (2013-2014)

Meals Per Week:21

Undergrad Application Fee: $80
Grad Application Fee:$85

Tuition Prepaid:Yes
Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:5,950
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 19,533
# of Grad students: 23,801
# of Part time: 2
Total Students: 43,334




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

77% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $1,016

12% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $9,194

59% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $26,764

34% receive student loans and the average amount is $6,895Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive

Special Programs

Dental Program
MD Medical Program
Pharmacy Program
Law Program

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank N/A
Test Scores Required
Competencies Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: No
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

20% men vs 20% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2013-2014)

Men Applicants:22,324
Women Applicants:25,034
Men Admitted:4,416
Women Admitted:4,979

Student Services

Library On Campus
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services
Day Care On Campus


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