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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$64,694
Tuition and Fees
$48,280
Room and Board
$13,334
Books and Supplies
$1,500
Other Expenses
$1,580
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 13
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 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,913 (63.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,147 (60.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,147 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,093 (95.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$42,272
Need-Based Gift
Received by 972 (84.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,707
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,041 (90.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,080
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 661 (57.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift617 (20.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,752
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants9,656 (55.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need7,435 (42.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid7,429 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met6,967 (93.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$41,528
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,662 (89.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,262
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,013 (94.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,834
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 3,241 (43.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift2,969 (17.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,953
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
45%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$28,474
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans, Private 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
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Art/Fine Arts, Theater/Drama, Music, Debating
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.65 4.05 653 637 646 30
Low 2.09 2.32 200 340 350 14
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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