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University of Southern California Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Required
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

University Park Los Angeles, CA 90089
Phone: (213) 740-1111
Admissions Phone: (213) 740-1111
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University of Southern California
  • Located in Los Angeles, CA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 36,896 students enrolled
  • 23% admitted
  • $45,602 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Kyle
  • Feb-24-2017 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Keep that GPA high, get a good score on ACT and/or SAT, take AP classes, play a/play sport/s, be in clubs, have several leadership roles, have a useful and applicable job towards your intended field of study, NHS, maybe drama, just BE ACTIVE.

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  • S
  • Feb-01-2017 I am a current student here

    Look at housing options carefully, get involved with clubs to make friends and gain experience

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  • chelsea
  • May-18-2016 I am a current student here

    study, get good grades, but also make sure you're well rounded in your extracurriculars.

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  • cindy from santa clarita, ca
  • May-09-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    don't rely on just your grades to get you in to this school, get involved! giving back to the community is a major part of becoming a usc student.

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  • Maria from Los Angeles, CA
  • Dec-24-2015 I am a past student here

    Being a prospective student myself, if you're a greenery nature person.. the greenery is a bit limited but it's still very nice! However their programs and student body are always so kind and welcoming. The campus does give that laid back feeling, where one gets a sense of belonging.

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