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The University of Southern California is a private, not-for-profit, nonsectarian, research university founded in 1880 with its main campus in Los Angeles, California. As California's oldest private research university, USC has historically educated a large number of the region's business leaders and professionals. In recent decades, the university has also leveraged its location in Los Angeles to establish relationships with research and cultural institutions throughout Asia and the Pacific Rim. Reflecting the status of Los Angeles as a global city, USC has the largest number of international students of any university in the United States. In 2011, USC was named among the Top 10 Dream Colleges in the nation.
University of Southern California is a very large (over 20,000 students) private, not for profit, 4 year or above school located in the Western States in a large city setting. The highest degree offered is a Doctor's degree and the school is comprised of a majority of undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at University of Southern California include: Business Administration and Management, General with 970 Bachelors awards; Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other with 683 Masters awards; Business Administration and Management, General with 675 Masters awards; Social Work with 545 Masters awards; Electrical and Electronics Engineering with 428 Masters awards;. University of Southern California is located at University Park in Los Angeles, CA 90089.

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University of Southern California Facts
The University of Southern California is a private, not-for-profit, nonsectarian, research university founded in 1880 with its main campus in Los Angeles, California. As California's oldest private research university, USC has historically educated a large number of the region's business leaders and professionals. In recent decades, the university has also leveraged its location in Los Angeles to establish relationships with research and cultural institutions throughout Asia and the Pacific Rim. Reflecting the status of Los Angeles as a global city, USC has the largest number of international students of any university in the United States. In 2011, USC was named among the Top 10 Dream Colleges in the nation.



University of Southern California is located at University Park in Los Angeles, CA 90089

Total Applicants: 46,104
Percent Admitted: 20%
Dorm Capacity: 6,600
Graduation Rate: 90%
Retention Rate: 97%
Undergrads Under 18: 3%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 93%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 4%

University of Southern California telephone number: (213) 740-2311

University of Southern California is also known as USC, SC

The highest degree offered is: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice


University of Southern California Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $44,463
Total Cost In State: $59,883
Total Cost Out of State: $59,883


Admissions stats for University of Southern California

Your chance of admission? University of Southern California accepts 20% of applicants so your chances are pretty good.

Student Demographics at University of Southern California
University of Southern California Demographics
Totals: 12,066
     Males: 5,957 (49% of total)
     Females: 6,109 (51% of total)
Asians: 2,300
     Asian Males: 1,031 (9% of total)
     Asian Females: 1,269 (11% of total)
Blacks: 529
     Black Males: 164 (1% of total)
     Black Females: 365 (3% of total)
Hispanics: 1,357
     Hispanic Males: 532 (4% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 825 (7% of total)
Native Americans: 23
     Native American Males: 9 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 14 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 16
     Hawaiian Males: 7 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 9 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 347
     Mixed Race Males: 136 (1% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 211 (2% of total)
Whites: 4,432
     White Males: 2,211 (18% of total)
     White Females: 2,221 (18% of total)
Foreign Students: 2,531
     Foreign Males: 1,558 (13% of total)
     Foreign Females: 973 (8% of total)
Most Popular Majors at University of Southern California
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Business Administration and Management, General
(970 Bachelors degrees)
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
(683 Masters degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(675 Masters degrees)
Social Work
(545 Masters degrees)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
(428 Masters degrees)
Computer Science
(406 Masters degrees)
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
(262 Bachelors degrees)
Law
(222 PhD professional practice degrees)
International Relations and Affairs
(209 Bachelors degrees)
Psychology, General
(206 Bachelors degrees)
Accounting
(197 Bachelors degrees)
Pharmacy
(189 PhD professional practice degrees)
Economics, General
(178 Bachelors degrees)
Dentistry
(172 PhD professional practice degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(172 Bachelors degrees)
Medicine
(170 PhD professional practice degrees)
Communication and Media Studies, Other
(155 Masters degrees)
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
(147 PhD research/scholarship degrees)
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
(141 Masters degrees)
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
(133 Masters degrees)
Engineering, Other
(132 Masters degrees)
Political Science and Government, General
(130 Bachelors degrees)
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
(128 Masters degrees)
Public Policy Analysis, General
(119 Bachelors degrees)
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
(115 Postbaccalaureate certificate degrees)
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
(112 Masters degrees)
Public Administration
(111 Masters degrees)
Taxation
(110 Masters degrees)
Architecture
(110 Bachelors degrees)
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
(107 Bachelors degrees)
University of Southern California Weather
University of Southern California Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 64.40 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 16.62 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 22.66 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 0.00 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 0.00 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 76.11 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 8.96 (mph)
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