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University of Southern California
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  • 4 Year
  • LOS ANGELES, CA

University of Southern California Admissions

Admissions Overview

USC admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 11%. Students that get into USC have an average SAT score between 1360-1530 or an average ACT score of 31-34. The regular admissions application deadline for USC is January 15.

Will You Get In?

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
11%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
66,198
SAT Range
1360-1530
SAT Reading
670-740
SAT Math
690-790
Students Submitting SAT
67%
ACT Range
31-34
ACT English
32-35
ACT Math
28-34
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
42%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 15
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
No data available  
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$80
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
82%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 133 responses
Poll
86%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 133 responses

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