The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Washington State is a public and USC is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • USC has more expensive tuition & fees ($61,503) than Washington State ($27,733).
  • It is harder to admit to USC than Washington State.
  • USC has more students with 46,287 students while Washington State has 31,159 students.
  • USC has more full-time faculties with 2,403 faculties while Washington State has 1,330 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Washington State University and University of Southern California.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Washington StateUSC
Washington Statevs.USC
Pullman, WashingtonLocationLos Angeles, California
four-years, publicSchool 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)
Tuition & Fees$61,503
69% ($10,425)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)65% ($39,909)
$10,425Average Amount of Financial Aid$39,909
73.06 %Acceptance Rates15.95 %
27.97 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.14 %
-SAT Score1,475
-ACT Score34
59 %Graduation Rate92 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
81 %Retention Rate91 %
31,159Student Population46,287
1,330Number of Faculties2,403
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad
Remedial Service, 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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