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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.

USC Enrollment

Total: 34,099
Undergraduate: 25,556
Graduate: 8,543

All Undergraduates

Male: 47%
Female: 53%
In-state: 59%
Out-of-state: 41%
Minority: 20%

Freshman Enrollment (as of Fall 2017)

Applied: 26,013
Enrolled: 5,874
WCGPA average (high school average): 4.04
SAT average: 1254
ACT average: 27.3

Honors College (freshmen, Fall 2017)

Enrolled: 579
WCGPA average (high school average): 4.68
SAT average: 1478
ACT average: 32.5

Capstone Scholars (freshmen, Fall 2017)

Enrolled: 1,105
WCGPA average (high school average): 4.36
SAT average: 1357
ACT average: 29.7

[Note: All figures are based on preliminary data and may be subject to change.]