University of Southern California Profile


Entrance Difficulty: Most difficult
Overall Admission 24% of 35,794 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered: No
Early Decision Offered: No
Regular Admission Deadline: January 10
Factors Considered for Selection of Students
Academic GPA: Very Important
Standardized Tests: Very Important
Essay: Very Important
Extracurricular Activities: Important
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA: 3.69
SAT Math: 650-750 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading:  620-720 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing: 640-740 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite: 29-33 range of middle 50%

Cost of Attendance:  $57,872
Tuition and Fees: $42,818
Room and Board: $12,078
Average Percent of Need Met: 100%
Average Freshman Award: $36,291
Average Indebtedness of 2010 Graduates: $30,090

Academic Calendar System: Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum: Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates: 1,661
Regular Class Size: 2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 12% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-59 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes

Financial Aid Office Contacts
Web Site:  Financial Aid Web Site

Financial Aid Application Process
Application Deadline: Priority deadline February 2
Award Notification: On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid: Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required: Cost to File
FAFSA Code is 001328: Free

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