The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • USC has more expensive tuition & fees ($61,503) than ND ($58,843).
  • It is harder to admit to USC than ND.
  • ND has a higher submitted SAT score (1,480) than USC (1,475).
  • Both ND and USC have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • USC has more students with 46,287 students while ND has 12,809 students.
  • USC has more full-time faculties with 2,403 faculties while ND has 1,210 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Notre Dame and University of Southern California.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
NDUSC
NDvs.USC
Notre Dame, IndianaLocationLos Angeles, California
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School 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)
$58,843Tuition & Fees$61,503
61% ($40,443)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)65% ($39,909)
$40,443Average Amount of Financial Aid$39,909
18.92 %Acceptance Rates15.95 %
55.40 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.14 %
1,480SAT Score1,475
34ACT Score34
97 %Graduation Rate92 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate91 %
12,809Student Population46,287
1,210Number of Faculties2,403
9 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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