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 2014)
Freshman Class (as of Fall 2014)
GPA (high school average): 3.99
SAT range: 1130-1280
ACT range: 24-29
Honors College (freshmen, Fall 2014)
GPA (high school average): 4.69
SAT range: 1390–1470
ACT range: 31–34
Capstone Scholars (freshmen, Fall 2014)
GPA (high school average): 4.50
SAT range: 1290-1360
ACT range: 29-31
All Undergraduates (as of Fall 2014)
Living on campus: 28.5%
96% of freshmen receive some form of financial aid.
90% of continuing students receive some form of financial aid.