In Addition They’re Off!. We began reading applications 149 days ago and finally wrapped up our deliberations within the past twenty four hours. Moments ago, we loaded vehicles with additional than 45,000 pieces of mail, and on the next few days, USC’s admission decisions for the class of 2017 is revealed.

As I reflect on our work, I notice so how quickly the tables have turned: high school seniors have now been waiting with stressed anticipation to listen to from us, now we’ll be anxiously waiting to hear from their store. We realize that the learning students we’ve admitted are on the list of most useful on the planet. All have many options that are excellent university so we can barely wait to discover who can accept our offer and join the Trojan Family.

Getting our decisions in the mail may be the culmination of numerous months (and tens-of-thousands of hours) of work. I will be incredibly proud regarding the USC that is entire Enrollment team—for its commitment, effort and professionalism. The group of pupils that individuals have identified for admission is the greatest in USC’s 133-year history!

And speaking of incredible pupils, listed here are merely a few information about this year’s admitted freshman class:

• 19.6% of applicants were admitted
• significantly more than 3,100 different high schools are represented
• Our admitted students come from every U.S. state, the District of Columbia and 79 various countries
• Outside of California, the five most represented states are Texas, Illinois, ny, Washington and Massachusetts
• Outside the U.S., the most represented countries are China, South Korea, India, Canada and Singapore
• 1-in-9 is the first inside their family to attend college
• 64percent are students of color
• 17% are worldwide students
• The typical admitted student comes with an un-weighted high school GPA of 3.8. With weighting, the GPA is more than 4.0.
• The conventional admitted pupil took 6-8 AP courses (assuming these were available at his / her senior school)
• 75% of our admitted pupils have standardised test scores in at least the percentile that is 95th

Thank you for coming on this journey with us. Aside from the outcome, we now have certainly enjoyed getting to know every single applicant within the year that is last. On behalf of each of us at USC, i wish to wish every potential student the very best of fortune as they start this next exciting chapter of these lives.

Fight On!

Timothy Brunold
Dean of Admission

P.S. do not think for moment that any of us is going on vacation any time in the future! Between now and may even 1st, we’re hosting fifty various admitted student events, many miles to travel and lots of a huge number of students and parents to meet up with. And then there are the ones 8,000+ transfer applications; they are not planning to read by themselves!

I’m a Spring Admit! Now What?


The wait is finally over! You received the long-awaited dense envelope from USC with your admission decision inside and started it excitedly to see you were admitted to the spring term. I’m sure a lot of you thought, ‘What exactly is a spring admit, anyway?’ We recognize that this might be a bit of a surprise and quite possibly disappointing, which can be precisely why I’m here to tell you that you’re truly liked and accepted just like much at the students admitted to the fall term! Believe me once I say we were excited to admit you and are also hoping you shall join the Trojan Family.

Spring Admit and recent alumna Rachel Hirsch ’11 stated it best:

‘we think what is many crucial that you get across to Spring admit students is that isn’t USC’s method of suggesting they are doingn’t wish at this point you. They do. They accepted you and to even be considered being an applicant to the educational school is definitely an accomplishment in it of itself. And to be admitted! Kids would destroy for this position. I know it feels like a form that is small of but it’s maybe not. We wouldn’t have traded my spring admit status for anything. It allowed me personally to enjoy a little more hours after high college to realize every one of the change that is inevitable was ahead and it provided me with some real life experience (as cliché as that noises). You will have some of the most readily useful years of your life time walking on campus and going to football games and creating a complete college experience for yourself.

If you’d like to visit here, go because it’s clear USC wants you.

And of course, Fight On!’

So, congratulations! Students who are admitted towards the spring term make up an important part of the incoming freshman class. Although we are incapable to admit every student to the fall semester, we’re able to acknowledge some students that are amazing the spring semester. We’ve discovered this approach to be excessively successful on the years, as many students relish the possibility to do different things during the fall semester. Hopefully, i will provide some insight into what this means to become a spring admit and how exactly to take advantage of your fall semester so you can hit the ground running once you begin classes at USC.

If We’m admitted to the spring, exactly what do during the fall semester?

As a spring admit, you have can utilize the fall semester in an assortment of ways. Perhaps you will decide to take college courses, maybe traveling abroad is appealing, or it could be that you’re considering working or spending your time volunteering. Many spring admits gain college credits that will transfer to USC in this time in order that they are able to graduate along with their class. We suggest that students just take classes at their local community college or as a non-degree seeking student at a neighborhood university. If you do decide to take university courses, make sure you consult with your admission counselor to review which courses transfer to USC.

But, exactly what about going to soccer games during the fall?

Spring students can afford to get football tickets after publishing the Enrollment Commitment Deposit on the web.

Can I still live in university housing?

When it comes to residing in college housing for the springtime semester, it is not a guarantee. However we are typically in a position to accommodate all first-year students who enter within the spring semester. If you’re interested in applying for college housing, the housing application will be available beginning July 1. We do perhaps not offer university housing for spring admits through the fall semester, however some spring admits have plumped for to live near campus in privately owned apartments into the past.

Ok, this seems like quite a option that is great me personally! How do you secure my spot as a USC springtime admit?

It’s simple! Fill out the response card that arrived with your admission packet and send it right back to us by May 1. You will be expected to submit the $300 Enrollment Commitment Deposit by 1 august.

What else do I need to know?

In the event that you have any other concerns pertaining to being fully a spring admitted student, contact our office or your admission counselor. Also, make sure you sign up to go to certainly one of the Spring Preview activities or the Admitted Student Reception through the thirty days of April. It is a great chance to visit campus, ask questions, meet other springtime admits, and also hear from current USC pupils who were spring admits.