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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)


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University of Southern California is ranked 26 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 90 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 74%
Applicants who took ACT 45%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+36%
600-69948%
600+84%

SAT Math Score

700+58%
600-69933%
600+90%

ACT Score

30-3673%
24-2924%
24+97%

Students applied51,920
Students admitted9,358
Admission rate18%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate76%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$49,464
Fees$813
Room and board$13,855
Estimated book expense$1,500
Total cost$65,632

Cost after need-based aid$34,976
Cost after non-need-based aid$46,618

Average debt at graduation$28,541

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$66,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$30,656
Average non-need-based aid$19,014

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment18,740

Full-Time

Men8,902
Women9,156

Part-Time

Men383
Women299

Freshmen retained97%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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