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Admitted Class Profile

These figures illustrate the type of freshman class USC has admitted in the past. Remember that in addition to high school courses, grades, and SAT or ACT scores, other factors may be taken into consideration for admission, such as extraordinary personal circumstances, special talents, outstanding extracurricular activities, and evidence of leadership.

Enrollment (as of Fall 2016)

Total: 33,772
Undergraduate: 25,254
Graduate: 8,518

Freshman Class (as of Fall 2016)

Applied: 25,736
Enrolled: 5,190
GPA (high school average): 4.01
SAT mid-range: 1130-1280
ACT mid-range: 25-30

Honors College (freshmen, Fall 2015)

Enrolled: 488
GPA (high school average): 4.65
SAT mid-range: 1390–1470
ACT mid-range: 31–33

Capstone Scholars (freshmen, Fall 2015)

Enrolled: 823
GPA (high school average): 4.45
SAT range: 1270-1350
ACT range: 28-31

All Undergraduates (as of Fall 2016)

Male: 46%
Female: 54%
In-state: 60%
Out-of-state: 40%
Minority: 20%
Living on campus: 28.5%

93% of freshmen receive some form of financial aid.
90% of continuing students receive some form of financial aid.