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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$62,245
Tuition and Fees
$46,363
Room and Board
$12,902
Books and Supplies
$1,500
Other Expenses
$1,480
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailadmitusc@usc.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline February 1
Award NotificationOn or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001328
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional

PROFILE OF 2009-10 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,828 (63.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,096 (60.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,096 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,023 (93.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$36,291
Need-Based Gift
Received by 973 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,434
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,002 (91.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,334
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 616 (56.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift539 (18.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,528
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants8,671 (54.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need6,400 (40.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid6,396 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met5,931 (92.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$35,906
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,770 (90.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,777
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,033 (94.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,019
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,781 (43.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift2,769 (17.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,639
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
44%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$30,090
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
19.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
7.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCredit-based loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
5,200
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
13
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Art/Fine Arts, Theater/Drama, Music, Debating
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
63
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
931
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff, Members of Minorities, Children and Siblings of Alumni
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,681
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.66 4.05 663 637 651 29
Low 1.80 1.86 390 340 290 16
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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