And Additionally They’re Off!. We started applications that are reading days ago and finally wrapped up our deliberations in the last twenty four hours.

And Additionally They’re Off!. We started applications that are reading days ago and finally wrapped up our deliberations in the last twenty four hours.

 And Additionally They’re Off!. We started applications that are reading days ago and finally wrapped up our deliberations in the last twenty four hours. Moments ago, we loaded trucks with more than 45,000 pieces of mail, and on the next days that are few USC’s admission decisions for the class of 2017 is revealed.

As I reflect on our work, I discover exactly how quickly the tables have turned: high school seniors have been waiting with nervous anticipation to know from us, now we’ll be anxiously waiting to hear from their store. We realize that the pupils we’ve admitted are among the best on the planet. All have actually numerous options that are excellent university so we can scarcely wait to find out that will accept our offer and join the Trojan Family.

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

And speaking of incredible students, here are only a details that are few 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 different countries
• Outside of California, the five most represented states are Texas, Illinois, ny, Washington and Massachusetts
• Outside the U.S., probably the most represented countries are China, South Korea, India, Canada and Singapore
• 1-in-9 may be the first inside their family to attend college
• 64percent are students of color
• 17% are worldwide students
• The typical admitted student posseses an un-weighted high school GPA of 3.8. With weighting, the GPA is more than 4.0.
• The typical admitted pupil took 6-8 AP courses (assuming they certainly were offered at his or her senior school)
• 75% of our admitted students have standardised test ratings in at least the percentile that is 95th

Thank you for coming with this journey with us. Aside from the result, we have certainly enjoyed getting to know each and every applicant over the this past year. With respect to all of us at USC, i do want to wish every prospective student the very best of fortune as they start this next exciting chapter of their lives.

Fight On!

Timothy Brunold
Dean of Admission

P.S. do not think for moment that any of us is going on vacation anytime soon! Between now and may even 1st, we’re hosting fifty different admitted student events, many kilometers to travel and lots of a large number of students and parents to meet up. And then there are those 8,000+ transfer applications; they are not going to read by themselves!

I am a Spring Admit! Now Just What?


The delay is finally over! You received the long-awaited envelope that is thick USC together with your admission decision inside and launched it excitedly to see you had been admitted to the springtime term. I’m sure many of you thought, ‚What precisely is a spring admit, anyway?‘ We notice that this could be a bit of a surprise and quite possibly disappointing, which is precisely why I’m here to tell you that you’re truly liked and accepted just as much at the students admitted to the fall term! Believe me when I say we were excited to admit you and are hoping you will join the Trojan Family.

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

‚I think what is many important to get across to Spring admit students is that this really isn’t USC’s method of letting you know they don’t now want you. They do. They accepted you and to even be viewed as an applicant to this school is an accomplishment in it of itself. And to be admitted! Kids would destroy for this place. I know it feels like a small form of rejection but it’s maybe not. We would not have exchanged my spring admit status for anything. It allowed me to have a little more time after high school to appreciate every one of the change that is inevitable was ahead and it gave me some real world experience (as cliché as that noises). You should have some of the best years of your life time walking on campus and going to football games and producing a college that is complete for yourself.

If you want to visit here, go because it’s clear USC wishes you.

And undoubtedly, Fight On!‘

So, congratulations! Pupils who are admitted to the springtime term make up an important area of the inbound freshman class. Although we are unable to admit every student to your fall semester, we are able to acknowledge some students that are amazing the spring semester. We have discovered this process to be incredibly successful over the full years, as numerous students relish the opportunity doing something different during the fall semester. Hopefully, i will provide some insight into what it means to become a spring admit and just how to make the most of your fall semester you start taking classes at USC so you can hit the ground running once.

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

As a spring admit, you have can utilize the fall semester in a variety of ways. Perhaps you shall decide to take college courses, possibly traveling abroad is appealing, or it could be that you’re considering working or spending your time volunteering. Many spring admits gain college credits which will transfer to USC during this right time so that they can afford to graduate with their class. We recommend that pupils take classes at their local community college or as being a non-degree seeking student at an university that is local. In the event that you do decide to take college courses, be sure to consult with your admission counselor to review which courses transfer to USC.

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

Spring students can afford to buy football tickets after submitting the Enrollment Commitment Deposit on line.

Can I still reside in university housing?

In terms of located in college housing for the spring semester, it isn’t a guarantee. However we are usually able to accommodate all students that are first-year enter in the spring semester. In the event that you’re interested in applying for university housing, the housing application will be available beginning July 1. We do not offer university housing for spring admits through the fall semester, however some spring admits have chosen to live near campus in independently owned apartments in the past.

Ok, this feels like a fairly great option for me! How can I secure my spot as a USC spring admit?

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

Just What else do I need to know?

In the event that you have other concerns pertaining to being fully a spring admitted student, contact our office or your admission counselor. Additionally, make sure you join attend certainly one of the Spring Preview events or the Admitted Student Reception through the thirty days of April. This is usually a great chance to see campus, ask questions, meet other springtime admits, and additionally hear from current USC pupils who had been spring admits.