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 UCLA is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • USC has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,275) than UCLA ($43,003).
  • It is harder to admit to USC than UCLA.
  • USC has a higher submitted SAT score (1,445) than UCLA (1,415).
  • USC has higher submitted ACT score (33) than UCLA (32).
  • USC has more students with 47,310 students while UCLA has 44,537 students.
  • UCLA has more full-time faculties with 3,675 faculties while USC has 2,444 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Southern California and University of California-Los Angeles.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
USCUCLA
USCvs.UCLA
Los Angeles, CaliforniaLocationLos Angeles, California
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$13,249
Out-Of-State$43,003
61% ($37,647)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)60% ($18,913)
$37,647Average Amount of Financial Aid$18,913
15.95 %Acceptance Rates16.10 %
37.14 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)36.69 %
1,445SAT Score1,415
33ACT Score32
92 %Graduation Rate92 %
-Transfer-out Rate4 %
97 %Retention Rate97 %
47,310Student Population44,537
2,444Number of Faculties3,675
9 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
ROTC, Study AbroadSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad
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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