University of Southern California

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Facts and Figures 2011

Students (2010-11 academic year)

Rounded to the nearest 500
Undergraduates 17,500
Graduate and professional 19,500
Total 37,000

Student Facts (2010-11 academic year)

Student Demographics (Fall 2010)

International Students

Rounded to the nearest 100
Regularly Enrolled International Students 6,900
Optional Practical Training Students 1,500
Intensive English Language Students 200

All International Students by Country of Citizenship

Freshman Class (Fall 2010)

Applicants 35,794
Admits 8,715 (24 percent)
Matriculants 2,972 (34 percent)
Average GPA 3.69 (unweighted) 4.04 (weighted)
Middle 50-percent SAT range 1950-2170
National Merit Scholars 245
First-generation college students 12 percent

Freshman Profile and Admission Information 2010-11

Degrees Awarded (June 2010)

Bachelor’s degrees 4,259
Advanced degrees 6,191
Six-Year Graduation Rate (Student Right-to-Know)
2010 (fall 2004 freshman class) 89%
2009 (fall 2003 freshman class) 88%
2008 (fall 2002 freshman class) 88%

USC’s U-CAN Profile

The University and College Accountability Network (U-CAN) Web site provides profiles of hundreds of private institutions of higher learning, in a common format, with the goal of helping parents and prospective students make an informed college choice.

U-CAN Profile

Faculty and Staff (2010-11 academic year)

Rounded to the nearest 100
Faculty (full-time) 3,300
Staff (50 percent time or more) 11,500
Student workers

(does not include teaching/research assistants)
7,500
Total 22,300

Faculty 2010-2011

Alumni

There are nearly 233,000 living alumni in the Trojan Family. While nearly three-quarters of them live in California, USC alumni can be found in positions of leadership all over the world.

Alumni Facts 2010-2011

Academic Units

USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Graduate School
17 Professional Schools

Undergraduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

$42,818
2011-12 undergraduate estimate of costs

Financial Aid Expenditures (2010-11 fiscal year)

$365 million

Endowment (as of June 30, 2010)

$2.9 billion

University Budget (2010-11 fiscal year)

$2.9 billion

Sponsored Research (2009-10 fiscal year)

$560.9 million

University Annual Financial Reports

2010 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report
2008 Annual Report
2007 Annual Report
2006 Annual Report
2005 Annual Report
2004 Annual Report
2003 Annual Report
2002 Annual Report
2001 Annual Report
2000 Annual Report
1999 Annual Report