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 Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • USC has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,275) than ND ($57,699).
  • It is harder to admit to USC than ND.
  • ND has a higher submitted SAT score (1,475) than USC (1,445).
  • ND has higher submitted ACT score (34) than USC (33).
  • USC has more students with 47,310 students while ND has 12,607 students.
  • USC has more full-time faculties with 2,444 faculties while ND has 1,216 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?
Notre Dame, IndianaLocationLos Angeles, California
Private (not-for-profit), 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)
$57,699Tuition & Fees$60,275
61% ($37,676)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)61% ($37,647)
$37,676Average Amount of Financial Aid$37,647
18.92 %Acceptance Rates15.95 %
55.40 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.14 %
1,475SAT Score1,445
34ACT Score33
96 %Graduation Rate92 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
98 %Retention Rate97 %
12,607Student Population47,310
1,216Number of Faculties2,444
10 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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