University of Southern California

University Park
Los Angeles, CA 90089
(213) 740-2311

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 47673

Type: Private nonprofit 4-year or above

Main Website:

Financial Aid: financial aid link

Annual Costs

Tuition and fees: $48,280.00

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $64,694.00

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $64,694.00

Quick links: Admissions | Test Scoring | Financial Aid | Degrees | Majors | Scholarships

Test Scoring
25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
SAT Critical Reading 620 720
SAT Math 660 760
SAT Writing 640 740
ACT Composite 29 33
ACT English 30 34
ACT Math 28 34
ACT Writing

*Click here for an explanation of 25th and 75th Percentile scoring.

Financial Aid
Percentage of students receiving any financial aid 67%
Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants 18%
Average Federal Grant $4,709.00
State Aid
Percentage of students receiving state aid 12%
Average state aid $9,194.00
Institutional Aid
Percentage of students receiving institutional aid 59%
Average institutional aid $26,764.00
Student Loans
Percentage of students receiving a student loan 34%
Average student loan $6,895.00
Advanced General Dentistry
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-american/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Applied Mathematics
Applied Psychology
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
Architectural Engineering
Architectural History and Criticism
Architecture and Related Services
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/art Studies
Artificial Intelligence
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management
Asian-american Studies
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
Behavioral Aspects of Health
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Brass Instruments
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Business Statistics
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Physics
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Civil Engineering
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Clinical and Industrial Drug Development
Cognitive Science
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Communication and Media Studies
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Comparative Law
Comparative Literature
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Computational Biology
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Construction Management
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Creative Writing
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Development Economics and International Development
Digital Arts
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Directing and Theatrical Production
Dispute Resolution
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
East Asian Studies
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Educational Administration and Supervision
Educational Leadership and Administration
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
Environmental Design/Architecture
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
Evolutionary Biology
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Financial Mathematics
Fine Arts and art Studies
Fine/Studio Arts
Foreign Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Game and Interactive Media Design
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geology/Earth Science
German Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-american/Chicano Studies
Historic Preservation and Conservation
Human Biology
Industrial Engineering
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
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library and Information Science
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Long Term Care Administration/Management
Management Science
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marine Sciences
Marketing/Marketing Management
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Materials Engineering
Materials Science
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Scientist
Microbiology and Immunology
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
Molecular Biology
Molecular Genetics
Molecular Medicine
Molecular Pharmacology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Management
Music Pedagogy
Music Performance
Music Teacher Education
Music Technology
Music Theory and Composition
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Neurobiology and Neurosciences
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
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration
Physical Sciences
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physician Assistant
Playwriting and Screenwriting
Political Economy
Political Science and Government
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Health
Public Policy Analysis
Public Relations/Image Management
Real Estate
Real Estate Development
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Restaurant/Food Services Management
Russian Language and Literature
Secondary Education and Teaching
Signal/Geospatial Intelligence
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Social Sciences
Social Work
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Stringed Instruments
Structural Engineering
Sustainability Studies
Systems Engineering
Tax law/Taxation
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
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
Voice and Opera
Water Resources Engineering
Woodwind Instruments

University of Southern California Scholarships

Emery Stoops Fellowship for Graduate Studies
Annual Fellowship for Phi Delta Kappa members who are graduate students enrolled full-time at a postsecondary institution majoring in Education. Preference given to students attending the University of Southern California. An essay, personal statement, and research prospectus must be included with application packet. more...
Joseph T. DeSilva Scholarships
Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students who are union members affiliated with the UFCW local 770 or the spouse, parent or child of a member. Students must attend the University of Southern California. Selection is based on essays, acedemic records, achievements, and oral interview. more...
USC Post Production Award
Scholarship for graduate students enrolled full-time at the University of Southern California in a Masters of Fine Arts program majoring in Film/Video. Students must demonstrate academic ability, financial need, and professional potential. A personal statement must be included with application packet. Contact the college's financial aid office for more information and/or application. more...

California Scholarships

Josephine & Hank Morris Scholarship
Scholarship for college seniors or graduate students enrolled full-time at San Jose State University College of Applied Sciences and Arts majoring in Nutritional Science, Dietary or Food Science Management. Preference given to students wiht an interest in food service management or planning to become dieticians. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Robert Ralls Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for continuing undergraduate students attending the California College of the Arts, majoring in Painting and/or Drawing. Selection is based on academic merit. Due date, number of awards and award amount varies. more...
Mildred Gentry Winters Graduate Scholarship
Scholarship for graduate students enrolled full-time at San Jose State University College of Social Sciences majoring in History. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Margaret T. Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time at California State University-Fresno College of Health and Human Services majoring in Nursing. Students must demonstrate compassion to a diverse community and a record of health-related community service. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Jean Miles Grant Sociology Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time at California State University-Fresno College of Social Science majoring in Sociology. Students must have a minimum 3.5 GPA in their major, a minimum 3.0 overall GPA, and financial need. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Marlene A. Dean Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for graduate students attending San Diego State University who are pursing a master's in Geology. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and financial need. Preference given to students who are single parents, or whose major emphasis is enviornmental geology, or those working on their thesis. Number of awards and award amount may vary. Nonrenewable. more...
Cupertino High School Human Performance Scholarship
Scholarship for graduate students enrolled full-time at San Jose State University College of Applied Sciences and Arts Human Performance Department. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Honorable Philip C. Wilkins Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for graduate students enrolled at the University of California, Davis-School of Law. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Burlingham Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending California Polytechnic State University enrolled in the College of Agriculture and are majoring in Agricultural Education. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. It is recommended that applicants file the FAFSA as most awards are need based. Number of awards may vary. Nonrenewable. more...
Herman Shapiro Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled full-time at San Jose State University majoring in Philosophy. Students must have a minimum 3.0 CGPA. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...

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