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University of Southern California

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Rating

Private

Type

53,186

Students

$57,256

Tuition

11%

Acceptance

#24

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Los Angeles, CA

University Park, Los Angeles, CA 90089

University of Southern California is a very large private university located in Los Angeles, CA ranked 24th in the United States. It has a total of 21,909 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 11.42% of applicants. University of Southern California offers 527 different majors and is best known for its Communication and Media Studies, Film, and Gerontology programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $57,256 per year, University of Southern California is very high-priced. 87.78% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. After college, alumni go on to take home around $74,000 per year, which is 78% over the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$58,195
Above Average

University of Southern California

$58,195

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$77,459

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$37,943

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

11%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

University of Southern California

11%

National

69%
Sat

1360 - 1530

68% of students submit

Admissions Yield

42%

ACT

28 - 34

42% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$80

Application Website

https://www.commonapp.org/

Students

21,909Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

49%

In-state

83%

Female

51%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

3%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
11% Business Administration and Management, General9% Social Work7% Computer Science73% Others

11% Business Administration and Management, General

9% Social Work

7% Computer Science

73% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

11%

1630 Graduates

Social Work

9%

1441 Graduates

Computer Science

7%

1129 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

4%

613 Graduates

Programs for Foreign Lawyers

3%

394 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other

2%

367 Graduates

Educational Leadership and Administration, General

2%

306 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

2%

304 Graduates

Accounting

2%

291 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors9:19:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

9

Number of Library Books

5,009,597

Academic Spend per Student

$54,226

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

97%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$53,800/Year

University of Southern California

$53,800

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$53,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$74,000

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

87%