The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • USC is a Private (not-for-profit) and Oregon State is a Public 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 (1,445) than Oregon State (1,200).
  • USC has higher submitted ACT score (33) 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 - University of Southern California and Oregon State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
USCOregon State
USCvs.Oregon State
Los Angeles, CaliforniaLocationCorvallis, Oregon
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 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)
$60,275Tuition & Fees
In-State$11,858
Out-Of-State$31,467
61% ($37,647)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)52% ($7,596)
$37,647Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,596
15.95 %Acceptance Rates78.84 %
37.14 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.54 %
1,445SAT Score1,200
33ACT Score25
92 %Graduation Rate67 %
-Transfer-out Rate21 %
97 %Retention Rate84 %
47,310Student Population30,986
2,444Number of Faculties1,412
9 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
ROTC, Study AbroadSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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