USC continues to attract top students from around the country and across the globe, as almost 60,000 students applied for admission for the 2020 fall term. Of those who applied, 9,535 have been offered admission — an acceptance rate of just under 16%.
All decisions will be available online March 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time in the USC Applicant Portal.
All decisions will be posted online on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Keep in mind the traffic to that site is significant, so please be patient and stay tuned to social media for updates.
Typically, 2% of early applicants are selected to be considered for a USC merit scholarship. The vast majority (about 90%) of the 2% of selected applicants will receive one of these merit scholarships. Submitting a strong written portion of the USC application is crucial for your chances of winning a scholarship.
You can. But you might not. The GPA for freshmen there is 3.73. Only about 18% of applicants are admitted.
All admission decisions and scholarship award notifications will be sent out by April 1st. First-year applicants who submit an application for admission by January 15 will be notified by April 1st.
We admit students to majors so you can begin your freshman year taking classes in a field you’re passionate about. Even though you might change your major, we want you to be on track to graduate in four years with at least one major from the start of your time at USC.
The most fundamental expectation of each entering student at USC is that she or he will have completed a rigorous high school curriculum in English, mathematics, science, social studies, foreign language and the arts. We realize, of course, that individual talents, circumstances and opportunities vary greatly.
Out of approximately 60,000 applicants, 9,500 were offered admission for the 2020-21 academic year. This acceptance rate of 16% represents a massive increase from the previous admissions cycle when only 11% were accepted. This institution does not offer any type of Early Action or Early Decision option.
Ivy Day 2021 is April 6 and has been announced on most Ivy League school websites. When Is Ivy Day 2021?
|Year||Ivy Day and Date||Time Decisions Released|
|2020||Thursday, March 26||7 pm ET|
|2019||Thursday, March 28||5 pm ET|
|2018||Wednesday, March 28||7 pm ET|
USC offers several scholarships to help undergraduate students pay for their education. These include the full – tuition, four-year Trustee scholarship, the half- tuition Presidential Scholarship, and the one -quarter tuition Deans Scholarship.
USC is a very selective university with an acceptance rate of just 11%—this means only about 1 in 9 students gets accepted. Looking at this data alone, we can say with confidence that it’s generally pretty difficult to get into USC —and it’s growing more difficult every year.
Do I qualify for free tuition? The USC Affordability Initiative applies to financial-aid eligible students who start at USC as freshmen, beginning with the 2020-2021 academic year. Your family must also have an annual income of $80,000 or less, with typical assets.