The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Oregon State is a Public and USC is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • USC has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,275) than Oregon State ($31,467).
  • It is harder to admit to USC than Oregon State.
  • USC has a higher submitted SAT score (1,200) than Oregon State (1,200).
  • USC has higher submitted ACT score (25) than Oregon State (25).
  • USC has more students with 47,310 students while Oregon State has 30,986 students.
  • USC has more full-time faculties with 2,444 faculties while Oregon State has 1,412 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Oregon State University and University of Southern California.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Oregon StateUSC
Oregon Statevs.USC
Corvallis, OregonLocationLos Angeles, California
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees$60,275
52% ($7,596)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)61% ($37,647)
$7,596Average Amount of Financial Aid$37,647
78.84 %Acceptance Rates15.95 %
32.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.14 %
1,200SAT Score1,445
25ACT Score33
67 %Graduation Rate92 %
21 %Transfer-out Rate-
84 %Retention Rate97 %
30,986Student Population47,310
1,412Number of Faculties2,444
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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