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 four-years schools.
  • USC has more expensive tuition & fees ($61,503) than Oregon State ($31,579).
  • It is harder to admit to USC than Oregon State.
  • USC has a higher submitted SAT score (1,245) than Oregon State (1,245).
  • USC has higher submitted ACT score (25) than Oregon State (25).
  • USC has more students with 46,287 students while Oregon State has 32,312 students.
  • USC has more full-time faculties with 2,403 faculties while Oregon State has 1,351 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
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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$61,503
56% ($7,577)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)65% ($39,909)
$7,577Average Amount of Financial Aid$39,909
78.84 %Acceptance Rates15.95 %
32.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.14 %
1,245SAT Score1,475
25ACT Score34
69 %Graduation Rate92 %
18 %Transfer-out Rate-
85 %Retention Rate91 %
32,312Student Population46,287
1,351Number of Faculties2,403
18 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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