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)
Freshman Class (as of Fall 2016)
GPA (high school average): 4.01
SAT mid-range: 1130-1280
ACT mid-range: 25-30
Honors College (freshmen, Fall 2015)
GPA (high school average): 4.65
SAT mid-range: 1390–1470
ACT mid-range: 31–33
Capstone Scholars (freshmen, Fall 2015)
GPA (high school average): 4.45
SAT range: 1270-1350
ACT range: 28-31
All Undergraduates (as of Fall 2016)
Living on campus: 28.5%
93% of freshmen receive some form of financial aid.
90% of continuing students receive some form of financial aid.