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IPEDS ID: 123961
OPE ID: 00132800
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University of Southern California
University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089
General information:  (213) 740-2311
Website:  www.usc.edu/
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Doctor's degree - other
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  43,401 (18,810 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  9 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2015Full timePart time
Total faculty3,9001,779
Instructional2,2971,379
Research and public service1,603400
Total graduate assistants-1,988
Instructional-767
Research-1,221
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017% change 2015-2016 to 2016-2017
Tuition and fees$46,298$48,280$50,277$52,2834.0%
Books and supplies$1,500$1,500$1,500$1,200-20.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$12,902$13,334$13,855$14,3483.6%
Other$1,480$1,580$1,580$1,88019.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$12,902$13,334$13,855$14,3483.6%
Other$1,480$1,580$1,580$1,88019.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,540$3,640$3,640$3,9408.2%
Total Expenses2013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017% change 2015-2016 to 2016-2017
On Campus$62,180$64,694$67,212$69,7113.7%
Off Campus$62,180$64,694$67,212$69,7113.7%
Off Campus with Family$51,338$53,420$55,417$57,4233.6%
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 Multiyear Tuition Calculator
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2016-2017
Tuition$41,592
Fees$713
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition planX
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid11,89861%————
Grant or scholarship aid1,72956%$57,364,523$33,178
Federal grants57118%$3,011,431$5,274
Pell grants57118%$2,615,242$4,580
Other federal grants33911%$396,189$1,169
State/local government grant or scholarships33511%$3,017,261$9,007
Institutional grants or scholarships1,71655%$51,335,831$29,916
Student loan aid97532%$7,031,791$7,212
Federal student loans96231%$5,615,063$5,837
Other student loans632%$1,416,728$22,488
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid111,21860%$373,209,890$33,269
Pell grants4,32323%$19,301,166$4,465
Federal student loans6,68836%$50,466,350$7,546
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2012-20132013-20142014-2015
Average net price$29,889$31,189$31,384
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2012-20132013-20142014-2015
$0 – $30,000$16,403$15,013$15,740
$30,001 – $48,000$17,253$16,754$16,114
$48,001 – $75,000$22,464$21,248$20,609
$75,001 – $110,000$32,484$32,515$32,790
$110,001 and more$46,606$45,639$48,478
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2015
Total enrollment43,401
Undergraduate enrollment18,810
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment1,505
Graduate enrollment24,591
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 97%
Part-time: 3%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 49%
Female: 51%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 21%
Black or African American: 4%
Hispanic/Latino: 14%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 40%
Two or more races: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 14%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 96%
25 and over: 4%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 45%
Out-of-state: 36%
Foreign countries: 18%
Unknown: 1%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2014.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 78%
Part-time: 22%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 3%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 97%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 20%
Enrolled in some distance education: 2%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 78%
Undergraduate application fee (2016-2017): $80
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2015
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants51,92424,27427,650
Percent admitted18%17%18%
Percent admitted who enrolled32%34%31%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2015 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT1,99468%
ACT1,42948%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading620730
SAT Math650770
SAT Writing650750
ACT Composite3033
ACT English3034
ACT Math2834
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 96%
Part-time students: 60%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2014 and Returned in Fall 2015
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 63 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2015.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 92%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2007]
4-year: 78%
6-year: 91%
8-year: 92%
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 77%
6-year: 92%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2007 or Fall 2009
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 90%
Female: 94%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 95%
Asian: 95%
Black or African American: 88%
Hispanic/Latino: 93%
White: 91%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 100%
Non-resident alien: 92%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2015-2016
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Architecture and Related Services
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology-11-6
Architectural History and Criticism, General---2
Architecture10031--
Architecture and Related Services, Other-22--
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1037671
Environmental Design/Architecture---0
Landscape Architecture-15-1
Real Estate Development141-15
Category total204196725
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies1---
American/United States Studies/Civilization756-
Area Studies, Other0---
Asian-American Studies0---
East Asian Studies54-0
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other4--7
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies4---
Near and Middle Eastern Studies1---
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies0---
Category total22967
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry35---
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology-170-
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other-0--
Bioinformatics-12--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other--7-
Biology/Biological Sciences, General12541-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other-13--
Biomedical Sciences, General--1-
Biophysics2---
Biostatistics-137-
Biotechnology-0--
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology-00-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other-3600
Computational Biology--3-
Epidemiology--3-
Evolutionary Biology--4-
Genetics, Other--0-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography-13-
Microbiology and Immunology-170-
Molecular Biology-012-
Molecular Genetics-227-
Molecular Medicine-10-
Molecular Pharmacology-62-
Neurobiology and Anatomy--2-
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other4---
Neuroscience70113-
Oncology and Cancer Biology--0-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology-51-
Physiology, General-11-
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other-0--
Zoology/Animal Biology1---
Category total237129870
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting222104--
Business Administration and Management, General1,05558890
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other-50-6
Business Statistics-27-22
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other-6-2
Business/Commerce, General---2
Construction Management-10d--
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other-50--
Finance, General-36-19
International Business/Trade/Commerce052--
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management-0-68
Management Science-75--
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other-38--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General-20-50
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management-13-18
Real Estate21---
Restaurant/Food Services Management---35
Taxation-87--
Category total1,2981,156d9222
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism38---
Communication and Media Studies, Other-257-0
Communication, General---11
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other---0
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia-15--
International and Intercultural Communication-25-0
Journalism2457-0
Public Relations/Image Management8642--
Speech Communication and Rhetoric3071517-
Category total4554111711
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Artificial Intelligence-11--
Computer and Information Sciences, Other---0
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance-31--
Computer Science15966425-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications-1--
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration-40d--
Informatics-21--
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation3325--
Category total192793d250
Education
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services-17--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-0-0
Education, General0---
Education, Other--16-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented---17
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other-11--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-9161-
Elementary Education and Teaching---0
Foreign Language Teacher Education---0
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration-45--
Learning Sciences-7--
Music Teacher Education-0--
Secondary Education and Teaching---0
Special Education and Teaching, General---15
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other-4--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other-279--
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-106--
Urban Education and Leadership--17-
Category total047819432
Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering3876102
Architectural Engineering--2-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering687821-
Chemical Engineering5058d11-
Civil Engineering, General311310-
Civil Engineering, Other6---
Computer Engineering, General34146-
Computer Software Engineering---2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering11146151d-
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Other-9--
Engineering, Other-122-15
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering5183-
Industrial Engineering9244d5-
Manufacturing Engineering-6--
Materials Engineering-42d--
Mechanical Engineering10610814-
Operations Research-9--
Petroleum Engineering-79d10d
Structural Engineering1465--
Systems Engineering-31-6
Telecommunications Engineering-0--
Transportation and Highway Engineering-14-1
Water Resources Engineering-7--
Category total5551,254d134d26d
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing4218--
English Language and Literature, General30012-
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other-0--
Category total721812-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General422-
Comparative Literature923-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1303-
French Language and Literature4-2-
German Language and Literature000-
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General-00-
Italian Language and Literature2---
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other4---
Linguistics265-
Russian Language and Literature0---
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General--0-
Spanish Language and Literature11---
Category total491015-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Advanced General Dentistry---0
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other-1120
Behavioral Aspects of Health77-6-
Clinical and Industrial Drug Development-7--
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist554--
Dentistry--182-
Endodontics/Endodontology---9
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing-0--
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other-13d00
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General2---
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-133-26
Health/Medical Physics-0--
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences-0--
International Public Health/International Health20100-1
Long Term Care Administration/Management-0-3
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling-450-
Medical Scientist-14-5
Medicine--165-
Nurse Anesthetist-16--
Occupational Therapy/Therapist10121470
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology-17d-4
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery---3
Orthodontics/Orthodontology---12
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics---13
Periodontics/Periodontology-0-5
Pharmaceutical Sciences-32-
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics-137-
Pharmacy--175-
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs-077
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other--18
Physical Therapy/Therapist-61020
Physician Assistant-58--
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology---10
Public Health, General-159--
Public Health, Other--0-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other---0
Category total164720d696106
History
History, General2611-
History, Other10---
Category total3611-
Legal Professions and Studies
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence-0-0
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law---14
Comparative Law-2--
Intellectual Property Law---0
Law--199-
Legal Professions and Studies, Other---230
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other---0
Programs for Foreign Lawyers-224--
Tax Law/Taxation-0--
Category total-226199244
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-5--
Category total-5--
Library Science
Library and Information Science-12-0
Category total-12-0
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General-15-
Computational and Applied Mathematics21---
Financial Mathematics4023--
Mathematics, General1426-
Statistics, General-9--
Category total753511-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences
Signal/Geospatial Intelligence---1
Category total---1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Cognitive Science21---
Dispute Resolution-0-11
Gerontology208925
Historic Preservation and Conservation-8-1
Human Biology146---
International/Global Studies022--
Marine Sciences-11-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other290-0
Sustainability Studies---3
Category total216120320
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science40---
Environmental Studies55--
Category total455--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science11---
Category total11---
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Ethics0---
Jewish/Judaic Studies0---
Philosophy1604-
Philosophy, Other410--
Religion/Religious Studies6-0-
Category total6304-
Physical Sciences
Astronomy1---
Chemical Physics--0-
Chemistry, General8229-
Geology/Earth Science, General9112-
Materials Science-46-
Physical Sciences0---
Physics, General1077-
Category total281454-
Psychology
Applied Behavior Analysis-0--
Applied Psychology-49--
Psychology, General174130-
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other--13-
Category total1746213-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
International Policy Analysis---2
Public Administration-214--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other-24--
Public Policy Analysis, General1284330
Public Policy Analysis, Other-10-4
Social Work-1,4335-
Social Work, Other---0
Category total121,765836
Social Sciences
Anthropology14600
Archeology0---
Development Economics and International Development-0--
Economics, General1768211-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography-61d-24
Geography101-
International Relations and Affairs19486-
Political Economy8-0-
Political Science and Government, General94---
Social Sciences, General46---
Sociology5446-
Urban Studies/Affairs0-10-
Category total587161d3424
Theology and Religious Vocations
Religious/Sacred Music-00-
Category total-00-
Visual and Performing Arts
Acting2814--
Art History, Criticism and Conservation21068
Art/Art Studies, General74---
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other0---
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General---23
Brass Instruments424-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production89150--
Conducting-0--
Dance, General0---
Design and Applied Arts, Other-0--
Digital Arts1515--
Directing and Theatrical Production-0--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General72---
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other40--
Film/Cinema/Video Studies1142011-
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other-7--
Fine/Studio Arts, General148--
Game and Interactive Media Design268--
Jazz/Jazz Studies773-
Keyboard Instruments71115-
Music History, Literature, and Theory-0--
Music Management70---
Music Pedagogy-00-
Music Performance, General253331
Music Technology---21
Music Theory and Composition664-
Music, General8---
Music, Other000-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology--0-
Percussion Instruments100-
Playwriting and Screenwriting2834-0
Stringed Instruments8189-
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology70--
Visual and Performing Arts, General5---
Voice and Opera7185-
Woodwind Instruments384-
Category total6433296483
Grand total5,1387,9091,593837
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 204
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 553
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 13
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 62
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $18,233
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $18,874
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $4,124
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $3,442
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 100%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2015-2016 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-FBSMenWomen
Baseball39
Basketball1413
Beach Volleyball17
Football109
Golf1110
Lacrosse33
Rowing40
Soccer30
Swimming and Diving3132
Tennis1211
Track and Field, Indoor2030
Track and Field, Outdoor2633
Track and Field, X-Country14
Volleyball2114
Water Polo3329
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission2/28/1949 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics(!)9/8/2014 -  Pre-Accredited
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs7/24/1939 - 6/30/2015Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools1/1/1924 - 4/1/2016Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Hygiene (DH)5/29/1954 -  Accredited
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)12/9/1966 -  Accredited
Pediatric Dentistry12/9/1966 -  Accredited
Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)12/9/1966 -  Accredited
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics5/26/1967 -  Accredited
Endodontics12/12/1969 -  Accredited
Periodontics12/12/1969 -  Accredited
Oral Medicine8/5/2010 -  Accredited
Orofacial Pain2/2/2012 -  Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs1/1/1944 -  Accredited
Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree1/1/1944 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs2/20/1948 -  Accredited
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs3/19/1993 - 12/31/2008Resigned
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language8/9/2009 - 12/31/2014Expired
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels(!)7/1/1974 -  Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health6/10/2000 -  Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree7/1/1949 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1928 -  Accredited
Internship/Residency
Agency / Program / DepartmentPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Los Angeles County Dietetic Internship
12/1/1980 - 4/20/2007Resigned
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Predoctoral
University of Southern California School of Dentistry Predoctoral Internship
2/1/1945 -  Accredited
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency)
University of Southern California School of Dentistry Advanced Education in General Dentistry 12 Months
2/1/2002 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs4/24/1989 -  Accredited
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2015 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201320142015
Illegal weapons possession111
Drug law violations1028
Liquor law violations300
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201320142015
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations112
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201320142015
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible8
Rape75
Fondling611
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)0
Incest00
Statutory rape02
Robbery220
Aggravated assault254
Burglary181710
Motor vehicle theft714
Arson211
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201320142015
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible4
Rape35
Fondling12
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)0
Incest00
Statutory rape00
Robbery100
Aggravated assault010
Burglary346
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson110
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201320122011
Default rate1.7%1.2%1.8%
Number in default13389107
Number in repayment7,4406,9005,783
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)