PROGRAMS AND RANKINGS

University of Southern California

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Carnegie Classification

Comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary

Campus Setting

City: large

Religious Affiliation

None

Size
Source: IPEDS, 2007

Undergraduates

16,384

Graduate Students

14,319

Professional School Students

2,705

Undergraduate Selectivity
Source: IPEDS, 2009

Applicants

35,753

Accepted

8,724

Acceptance Rate

24%

SAT Math, 25th / 75th Percentile

650 / 740

SAT Verbal, 25th / 75th Percentile

620 / 710

Rankings of graduate programs from the latest National Research Council study.

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Art History

Ranked from 16-28 out of 58 peer programs

Classics

Ranked from 22-28 out of 31 peer programs

Comparative Literature

Ranked from 35-46 out of 46 peer programs

English

Ranked from 54-86 out of 119 peer programs

History

Ranked from 34-68 out of 137 peer programs

Philosophy

Ranked from 43-78 out of 90 peer programs

Craniofacial Biology

Ranked from 63-108 out of 122 peer programs

Molecular Biology

Ranked from 44-112 out of 157 peer programs

Neuroscience

Ranked from 33-74 out of 94 peer programs

Pathobiology

Ranked from 24-86 out of 122 peer programs

Physiology and Biophysics

Ranked from 10-37 out of 63 peer programs

Applied Mathematics

Ranked from 12-21 out of 33 peer programs

Chemistry

Ranked from 51-115 out of 178 peer programs

Computer Science

Ranked from 11-51 out of 127 peer programs

Mathematics

Ranked from 43-78 out of 127 peer programs

Physics

Ranked from 100-142 out of 161 peer programs

Economics

Ranked from 32-48 out of 117 peer programs

Geography

Ranked from 11-28 out of 49 peer programs

Linguistics

Ranked from 10-22 out of 52 peer programs

Psychology

Ranked from 30-66 out of 236 peer programs

Sociology

Ranked from 28-53 out of 118 peer programs