University of Southern California

Acceptance Rate 16 %
SAT Average 1,435
Tuition & Fees $60,275
Student Population 46,287
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $39,909

Academic Overview

University of Southern California Campus, Los Angeles, CA
University of Southern California is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Los Angeles, California. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $60,275 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 46,287 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 16% and the graduation rate is 92% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Southern California varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $88,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of Southern California are $60,275. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $48,715 on average.
University of Southern California 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at USC. The acceptance rate of USC is 16% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 42%. The average graduation rate is 92% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $39,909 and 65% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 46,287 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Southern California is 16 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Southern California is 92 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for University of Southern California is 97 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Southern California is 46,287
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Southern California is 9 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $39,909 at University of Southern California.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

USC offers 527 major programs through online and on-site education where 76 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree1260
Post Bachelor's Degree30
Master's Degree19955
Post Master's Degree8317
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship983
Doctor's degree - professional practice71
Doctor's degree - other110

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Southern California offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for graduate programs. The school provides ROTC and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassGraduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:8,700)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,102)

Veterans Benefits

University of Southern California has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges