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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:  49,318 (20,790 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  9 to 1
Admissionswww.usc.edu/admission/
Apply Onlinewww.commonapp.org/
Financial Aidfinancialaid.usc.edu/
Net Price Calculatorfinancialaid.usc.edu/npc
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and Veteransarr.usc.edu/services/veteran-affairs/generalinfo.html
Disability Servicesdsp.usc.edu/
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral Universities: Very High 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 – graduate programs offered
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 2021Full timePart time
Total faculty4,5312,019
Instructional2,3941,521
Research and public service2,137498
Total graduate assistants-2,060
Instructional-736
Research-1,324
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 year2018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022% change 2020-2021 to 2021-2022
Tuition and fees$56,225$58,195$60,275$61,5032.0%
Books and supplies$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$15,400$15,912$16,398$16,7322.0%
Other$2,000$2,152$2,278$2,224-2.4%
Off Campus
Room and board$15,400$15,912$16,398$16,7322.0%
Other$2,000$2,152$2,278$2,224-2.4%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,332$3,510$3,628$3,556-2.0%
Total Expenses2018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022% change 2020-2021 to 2021-2022
On Campus$74,825$77,459$80,151$81,6591.9%
Off Campus$74,825$77,459$80,151$81,6591.9%
Off Campus with Family$60,757$62,905$65,103$66,2591.8%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2021-2022
Tuition$60,446
Fees$950
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition planX
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2020-2021
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 aid12,61476%————
Grant or scholarship aid2,46972%$100,463,328$40,690
Federal grants1,36640%$8,359,484$6,120
Pell grants73521%$3,714,028$5,053
Other federal grants1,36340%$4,645,456$3,408
State/local government grant or scholarships43713%$3,896,707$8,917
Institutional grants or scholarships2,42671%$88,207,137$36,359
Student loan aid76022%$4,787,762$6,300
Federal student loans74322%$3,131,546$4,215
Other student loans572%$1,656,216$29,056
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid113,306$552,110,609$41,493
Pell grants4,140$20,208,491$4,881
Federal student loans4,513$26,888,663$5,958
  • 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.
2018-20192019-20202020-2021
Average net price$37,509$39,759$26,021
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2018-20192019-20202020-2021
$0 – $30,000$14,655$17,287$12,404
$30,001 – $48,000$16,239$17,345$12,875
$48,001 – $75,000$20,037$22,826$18,626
$75,001 – $110,000$30,845$32,363$27,959
$110,001 and more$52,258$52,917$45,251
  • 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 2021
Total enrollment49,318
Undergraduate enrollment20,790
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment1,353
Graduate enrollment28,528
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 97%
Part-time: 3%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 48%
Female: 52%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 24%
Black or African American: 6%
Hispanic/Latino: 17%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 32%
Two or more races: 6%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 12%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 97%
25 and over: 2%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 42%
Out-of-state: 43%
Foreign countries: 12%
Unknown: 3%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2020.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 79%
Part-time: 21%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 27%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 73%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 26%
Enrolled in some distance education: 34%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 40%
Undergraduate application fee (2021-2022): $85
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2021
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants71,03131,41839,613
Percent admitted13%14%12%
Percent admitted who enrolled41%40%42%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
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 2021 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT1,15131%
ACT69819%
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 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing690750
SAT Math720790
ACT Composite3235
ACT English3435
ACT Math3035
  • Although SAT/ACT were required for 2020-21 applicants, USC instituted a test-optional admission policy for 2021-22, 2022-23, and 2023-24. TOEFL (or certain other English proficiency examinations) are required of international students whose native language is not English.
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: 83%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2020 and Returned in Fall 2021
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, 71 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2021.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2015
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 2013]
4-year: 78%
6-year: 91%
8-year: 93%
[Began in Fall 2015]
4-year: 79%
6-year: 92%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2013 or Fall 2015
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: 91%
Female: 93%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2015 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: 100%
Asian: 94%
Black or African American: 84%
Hispanic/Latino: 94%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 67%
White: 92%
Two or more races: 90%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 94%
Non-resident alien: 90%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2015 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2013-14
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 92%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 3%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 91%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 2%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 93%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 4%
PART-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2013-14
Award and enrollment rate:
Received a Bachelor's degree: 67%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 33%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2013-14
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 93%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 3%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 91%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 3%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 94%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 3%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2013-14
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 54%
Enrolled at same institution: 46%
Enrolled at different institution: 0%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 0%
Enrolled at same institution: 100%
Enrolled at different institution: 0%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 58%
Enrolled at same institution: 42%
Enrolled at different institution: 0%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2020-2021
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramPostgraduate
Certificate
BachelorMasterDoctor
  • 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/Technology85897-
Architectural History and Criticism, General1---
Architecture-110-
Architecture and Related Services, Other--6-
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning02545
Environmental Design/Architecture12---
Landscape Architecture1---
Real Estate Development1412340-
Category total361941975
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies-1--
American/United States Studies/Civilization-693
Area Studies, Other-4--
Asian-American Studies-0--
East Asian Studies028-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other43--
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies-0--
Near and Middle Eastern Studies-0--
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies-0--
Category total416173
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry-30--
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology--200
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other--2-
Bioinformatics--17-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other---3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-6920
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other--10-
Biomedical Sciences, General--311d
Biophysics-1--
Biostatistics--132
Biotechnology1-17-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology--60
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other0-386
Computational Biology-833
Epidemiology---6
Evolutionary Biology---1
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography--02
Microbiology and Immunology--170
Molecular Biology---4
Molecular Genetics--00
Molecular Medicine--00
Molecular Pharmacology--61
Neurobiology and Anatomy---0
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other-16--
Neuroscience-9428
Oncology and Cancer Biology---1
Pathology/Experimental Pathology--3-
Pharmacology and Toxicology, Other-14--
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other--0-
Category total123215948d
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting-1750-
Business Administration and Management, General01,03544510
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other34-107-
Business Statistics55-85-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other5-3-
Business/Commerce, General1---
Construction Management, General--11-
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other--85-
Finance, General14---
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General--267d-
International Business/Trade/Commerce-1442-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management22-0-
Management Information Systems and Services, Other--0-
Management Science13-382-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other--125-
Marketing/Marketing Management, General26-6-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management53-12-
Project Management--148d-
Real Estate-40--
Restaurant/Food Services Management29-18d-
Taxation--23d-
Category total2521,2641,759d10
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism-20-
Communication and Media Studies, Other0-198-
Communication, General2---
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other0---
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia--48-
International and Intercultural Communication--19-
Journalism07036-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication--15-
Public Relations/Image Management-7566-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-3241318
Category total247139518
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Artificial Intelligence--7-
Computer and Information Sciences, Other1---
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance--29-
Computer Science-2931,06627
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications--3-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration--56-
Informatics-8151d-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation-4518-
Category total13461,330d27
Education
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services2-61-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services--112-
Education, General-0--
Education, Other---12d
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented28---
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other--0d-
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--0d296
Elementary Education and Teaching0---
Foreign Language Teacher Education0---
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration--70-
Learning Sciences--22d-
Music Teacher Education--1-
Secondary Education and Teaching0---
Special Education and Teaching, General52---
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other--0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other--258-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor--91-
Urban Education and Leadership--7d7
Category total820622d315d
Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General1521086
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering-743916
Chemical Engineering-381812
Civil Engineering, General-1475
Civil Engineering, Other-1--
Computer Engineering, General-55493
Computer Software Engineering0---
Electrical and Computer Engineering-311-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering-7450848
Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering, Other--0-
Engineering, Other1-151-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering-13296
Industrial Engineering-87164
Manufacturing Engineering--3-
Materials Engineering--34-
Mechanical Engineering-961147
Operations Research--6-
Petroleum Engineering0-192
Structural Engineering-1228-
Systems Engineering7-21-
Telecommunications Engineering--0-
Transportation and Highway Engineering0-14-
Water Resources Engineering-03-
Category total95191,178109
Engineering/Engineering-related Technologies/Technicians
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians--5-
Engineering-Related Fields, Other-33--
Category total-335-
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing-390-
English Language and Literature, General-1708
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other--10-
Category total-56108
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General-30-
Comparative Literature-466
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General-1613
French Language and Literature-11-0
Italian Language and Literature-2--
Language Interpretation and Translation1---
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other-8--
Linguistics-685
Russian Language and Literature-1--
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General--30
Spanish Language and Literature-13--
Category total1641814
Health Professions and Related Programs
Advanced General Dentistry0---
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other4-85
Behavioral Aspects of Health-72-3
Clinical and Industrial Drug Development--107
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist-300-
Dental Public Health and Education1d-1d-
Dentistry---180
Endodontics/Endodontology10---
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--100d-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other1-9d17
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General-7--
Health/Health Care Administration/Management16-150d-
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences--2-
International Public Health/International Health-3771-
Long Term Care Administration/Management8-1d-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling--42-
Medical Science/Scientist4-12d-
Medical/Health Humanities--5-
Medicine---187
Nurse Anesthetist--0-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist-915472
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology12d-18-
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery3---
Orthodontics/Orthodontology6---
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics9---
Periodontics/Periodontology4---
Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management--1-
Pharmaceutical Sciences--1510
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics--867
Pharmacy---182
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs9-75
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other9--0
Physical Therapy/Therapist--1141
Physician Assistant--59-
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology6---
Public Health, General--125-
Category total102d155877d816
History
History, General-1893
History, Other-46--
Category total-6493
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies--31d-
Category total--31d-
Legal Professions and Studies
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General61-121-
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence34---
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law36d---
Comparative Law--1-
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law--10-
Law---193
Legal Professions and Studies, Other203---
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other8-4-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers--79-
Category total342d-215193
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies--0-
Category total--0-
Library Science
Library and Information Science0d-36-
Category total0d-36-
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General--85
Computational and Applied Mathematics-89--
Financial Mathematics-7036-
Mathematics, General-2024
Statistics, General--5-
Category total-179519
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences
Signal/Geospatial Intelligence3d---
Category total3d---
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Cognitive Science, General-54--
Dispute Resolution6-28-
Gerontology12191224
Historic Preservation and Conservation, General1-8-
Human Biology-233--
International/Globalization Studies-419-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General--27-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other06590d-
Science, Technology and Society--2-
Sustainability Studies3---
Category total22375296d4
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science-30--
Environmental Studies-1122-
Category total-4122-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology
Exercise Science and Kinesiology-06-
Category total-06-
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies-0--
Philosophy-28-2
Philosophy, Other-37--
Religion/Religious Studies14-0
Category total169-2
Physical Sciences
Astronomy-1--
Chemical Physics---0
Chemistry, General-11431
Geology/Earth Science, General-209
Materials Science--93
Physical Sciences, General-1--
Physics, General-30415
Category total-451758
Psychology
Applied Behavior Analysis--12-
Applied Psychology--104-
Psychology, General-16611-
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other---9
Category total-1661279
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
International Policy Analysis3---
Public Administration--164d-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other0-22-
Public Policy Analysis, General4333705
Public Policy Analysis, Other7-38-
Social Work--888193d
Category total53331,182d198d
Social Sciences
Anthropology, General-770
Archeology-4--
Development Economics and International Development--0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics-205118-
Economics, General-0-18
Geographic Information Science and Cartography12843d-
Geography-000
International Relations and Affairs-155712
Political Economy-28-0
Political Science and Government, General-112--
Social Sciences, General-27--
Sociology, General-5502
Urban Studies/Affairs-23772
Category total12624252d34
Theology and Religious Vocations
Religious/Sacred Music--00
Category total--00
Transportation and Materials Moving
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General-0--
Category total-0--
Visual and Performing Arts
Acting-635-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation01342
Art/Art Studies, General-37--
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General22-10-
Brass Instruments-201
Cinematography and Film/Video Production-93120-
Dance, General-21--
Design and Visual Communications, General-228-
Digital Arts-3512-
Directing and Theatrical Production--0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General-46--
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other-3--
Film/Cinema/Media Studies-57239
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other--3-
Fine/Studio Arts, General-136-
Game and Interactive Media Design-2413-
Jazz/Jazz Studies-1281
Keyboard Instruments-5124
Music History, Literature, and Theory--0-
Music Management-6118-
Music Pedagogy--01
Music Performance, General141921
Music Theory and Composition-480
Music, General-10--
Music, Other-740
Playwriting and Screenwriting-1825-
Stringed Instruments-7177
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology-100-
Visual and Performing Arts, General-0--
Visual and Performing Arts, Other3---
Voice and Opera-7114
Woodwind Instruments-381
Category total3959231731
Grand total9625,5389,1281,914
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, 2020-2021
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 158
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 689
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 32
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: $36,542
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $24,426
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $2,323
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
2020-2021 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-FBSMenWomen
Baseball40
Basketball1512
Beach Volleyball18
Football118
Golf89
Lacrosse35
Rowing49
Soccer35
Swimming and Diving2824
Tennis1111
Track and Field, Indoor3732
Track and Field, Outdoor3934
Track and Field, X-Country11
Volleyball2619
Water Polo3125
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
WASC Senior College and University Commission Accredited since (02/28/1949)06/27/2031
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in DieteticsAccredited since ((!)07/27/2018)12/31/2025
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in DieteticsPreaccredited (09/08/2014 - 07/27/2018)
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programsAccredited since (07/24/1939)06/30/2023
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schoolsAccredited since (01/01/1924)08/31/2025
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Hygiene (DH)Accredited since (05/29/1954)12/31/2023
EndodonticsAccredited since (12/12/1969)12/31/2023
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)Accredited since (12/09/1966)12/31/2025
Oral MedicineAccredited (08/05/2010 - 08/03/2017)
Orofacial PainAccredited since (02/02/2012)12/31/2023
Orthodontics & Dentofacial OrthopedicsAccredited since (05/26/1967)12/31/2023
Pediatric DentistryAccredited since (12/09/1966)12/31/2023
PeriodonticsAccredited since (12/12/1969)12/31/2023
Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)Accredited since (12/09/1966)12/31/2023
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's DegreeAccredited since (01/01/1944)12/31/2024
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited since (02/20/1948)12/31/2027
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited (03/19/1993 - 12/31/2008)
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programsPreaccredited since (05/01/2021)05/01/2025
 No Longer Recognized  Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administrationAccredited since ((!)07/01/1982)12/31/2014
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levelsAccredited since (11/06/2017)08/01/2022
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English LanguageAccredited (08/09/2009 - 12/31/2014)
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 levelsAccredited since ((!)07/01/1974)05/31/2023
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public healthAccredited since (06/10/2000)12/31/2022
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degreeAccredited since (07/01/1949)06/30/2026
 No Longer Recognized  National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schoolsAccredited since (05/07/2014)TBD
Internship/Residency
Accreditor / Program / DepartmentStatusNext Review Date
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship Los Angeles County Dietetic InternshipAccredited (12/01/1980 - 04/20/2007)
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
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 MonthsAccredited (02/01/2002 - 07/30/2009)
Predoctoral University of Southern California School of Dentistry Predoctoral InternshipAccredited since (02/01/1945)12/31/2023
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programsAccredited since (04/24/1989)12/31/2018
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On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201820192020
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape1102922
d. Fondling28302
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape100
g. Robbery6112
h. Aggravated assault4134
i. Burglary20319
j. Motor vehicle theft13434
k. Arson051
  • For 2018, Line c was changed from 110 to 144, Line f was changed from 1 to 2, Line g was changed from 6 to 17, Line h was changed from 4 to 5, Line i was changed from 20 to 21, and Line j was changed from 1 to 10 because an extensive review of prior year statistics conducted as part of ongoing program improvements revealed necessary revisions For 2018 local law enforcement data previously reported separately, Line d was changed from 1 to 0 and line h was changed from 14 to 10 because an extensive review of prior year statistics conducted as part of ongoing program improvements revealed necessary revisions
VAWA Offenses201820192020
a. Domestic violence261
b. Dating violence1033
c. Stalking71415
  • For 2018, Line a was changed from 2 to 4, Line b was changed from 10 to 13, and Line c was changed from 7 to 22 because an extensive review of prior year statistics conducted as part of ongoing program improvements revealed necessary revisions For 2018 local law enforcement data previously reported separately, Line b was changed from 4 to 2 because an extensive review of prior year statistics conducted as part of ongoing program improvements revealed necessary revisions
Arrests201820192020
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.850
b. Drug abuse violations1091
c. Liquor law violations040
  • For 2018, Line a was changed from 8 to 9 and Line b was changed from 10 to 14 because an extensive review of prior year statistics conducted as part of ongoing program improvements revealed necessary revisions For 2018 local law enforcement data previously reported separately, Line a was changed from 0 to 1 because an extensive review of prior year statistics conducted as part of ongoing program improvements revealed necessary revisions
Disciplinary Actions201820192020
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.020
b. Drug abuse violations206391
c. Liquor law violations735160
  • For 2018, Line a was changed from 0 to 1, Line b was changed from 206 to 49, and Line c was changed from 735 to 23 because an extensive review of prior year statistics conducted as part of ongoing program improvements revealed necessary revisions
On-Campus Student Housing Facilities
  • On-campus Student Housing Facilities statistics are a subset of On-Campus statistics.
Criminal Offenses201820192020
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape998
d. Fondling821
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape100
g. Robbery110
h. Aggravated assault041
i. Burglary8196
j. Motor vehicle theft054
k. Arson011
  • For 2018, Line c was changed from 9 to 16, Line d was changed from 8 to 4, Line f was changed from 1 to 2, Line h was changed from 0 to 2, and Line i was changed from 8 to 9 because an extensive review of prior year statistics conducted as part of ongoing program improvements revealed necessary revisions
VAWA Offenses201820192020
a. Domestic violence230
b. Dating violence922
c. Stalking130
  • For 2018, Line b was changed from 9 to 10 and Line c was changed from 1 to 3 because an extensive review of prior year statistics conducted as part of ongoing program improvements revealed necessary revisions.
Arrests201820192020
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.200
b. Drug abuse violations010
c. Liquor law violations010
  • For 2018, Line a was changed from 2 to 0 and Line b was changed from 0 to 2 because an extensive review of prior year statistics conducted as part of ongoing program improvements revealed necessary revisions.
Disciplinary Actions201820192020
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.010
b. Drug abuse violations206350
c. Liquor law violations73220
  • For 2018, Line a was changed from 0 to 1, Line b was changed from 206 to 47, and Line c was changed from 732 to 0 because an extensive review of prior year statistics conducted as part of ongoing program improvements revealed necessary revisions
  • 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.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201820172016
Default rate1.3%1.2%1.6%
Number in default9493127
Number in repayment7,1317,2557,618
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)