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  • USC is a Private (not-for-profit) and CU Boulder is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • USC has more expensive tuition & fees ($58,133) than CU Boulder ($36,702).
  • It is harder to admit to USC than CU Boulder.
  • USC has higher submitted SAT score (1,445) than CU Boulder (1,250).
  • USC has higher submitted ACT score (97) than CU Boulder (83).
  • USC has more full-time faculties with 2,444 faculties while CU Boulder has 1,610 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - University of Southern California and University of Colorado Boulder.
USCvs.CU Boulder
Los Angeles, CaliforniaLocationBoulder, Colorado
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)
$58,133Tuition & Fees
61% ($37,647)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)47% ($11,109)
$37,647Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,109
15.95 %Acceptance Rates79.84 %
37.14 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.76 %
1,445SAT Score1,250
97ACT Score83
92 %Graduation Rate69 %
-Transfer-out Rate19 %
97 %Retention Rate88 %
6,106Student Population6,106
2,444Number of Faculties1,610
9 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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