And Additionally They’re Off!. We started reading applications 149 times ago and finally wrapped up our deliberations within the last twenty four hours.

 And Additionally They’re Off!. We started reading applications 149 times ago and finally wrapped up our deliberations within the last twenty four hours. Moments ago, we loaded vehicles with additional than 45,000 pieces of mail, and over the next days that are few USC’s admission decisions for the class of 2017 is revealed.

As I reflect on our work, I discover so just how quickly the tables have turned: high school seniors happen waiting with nervous anticipation to know from us, now we’ll be anxiously waiting to hear from their website. We know that the pupils we’ve admitted are one of the best on earth All have numerous options that are excellent university and now we can scarcely wait to find out who’ll accept our offer and join the Trojan Family.

Getting our decisions into the mail could be the culmination of many months (and tens-of-thousands of hours) of work. I will be incredibly proud associated with whole USC Enrollment Services team—for its commitment, work and professionalism. The team of pupils that people have identified for admission is the better in USC’s 133-year history!

And speaking of incredible pupils, listed here are only a few information regarding this year’s admitted freshman class:

• 19.6% of applicants were admitted
• More than 3,100 different high schools are represented
• Our admitted students come from every U.S. state, the District of Columbia and 79 different countries
• Outside of California, the five most represented states are Texas, Illinois, ny, Washington and Massachusetts
• Outside the U.S., the most represented countries are China, South Korea, India, Canada and Singapore
• 1-in-9 is the first in their family to attend college
• 64% are students of color
• 17% are worldwide students
• The typical admitted student posseses an un-weighted high school GPA of 3.8. With weighting, the GPA is well over 4.0.
• The normal admitted student took 6-8 AP courses (assuming they were offered at their senior school)
• 75% of our admitted students have standardised test ratings in at least the 95th percentile

Thank you for coming with this journey with us. Regardless of the outcome, we now have certainly enjoyed getting to know each and every applicant over the this past year. On behalf of every one of us at USC, I want to wish every potential student the very best of fortune as they begin this next exciting chapter of the lives.

Fight On!

Timothy Brunold
Dean of Admission

P.S. do not think for a brief moment that any of us is going on vacation any time in the future! Between now and may also 1st, we’re hosting fifty different admitted student activities, many kilometers to travel and several several thousand students and parents to generally meet. And then there are those transfer that is 8,000; they are not planning to read themselves!

I am a Spring Admit! Now What?


The hold off is finally over! You received the long-awaited envelope that is thick USC together with your admission decision inside and launched it excitedly to see you had been admitted to the springtime term. I’m sure a lot of you thought, ‘What exactly is a spring admit, anyway?’ We notice that this could easily be a bit of the surprise and quite possibly disappointing, which is precisely why We’m here to tell you that you’re truly loved and accepted just as much at the learning students admitted to the fall term! Believe me when I say we were excited to admit you and are hoping you shall join the Trojan Family.

Spring Admit and recent alumna Rachel Hirsch ’11 said it best:

‘I think what’s most important to get across to Spring admit students is this is certainlyn’t USC’s method of suggesting they are doingn’t now want you. They do. They accepted you and to also be considered as an applicant to this school is an accomplishment in it of itself. And also to be admitted! Kids would destroy for this place. I know it feels like a small type of rejection but it is maybe not. I would not have exchanged my spring admit status for anything. It allowed me to enjoy a little more time after high school to understand most of the change that is inevitable was ahead and it provided me with some true to life experience (as cliché as that noises). You will have some of the best years of your life walking on campus and going to football games and creating a complete university experience for yourself.

If you wish to visit here, go because it’s clear USC wishes you.

And of course, Fight On!’

Therefore, congratulations! Students who are admitted towards the spring term make up a part that is important of incoming freshman class. Although we are not able to admit every student towards the fall semester, we could admit some students that are amazing the spring semester. We’ve found this method to be extremely successful throughout the years, as many students relish the opportunity doing different things during the fall semester. Hopefully, I’m able to provide some understanding of what it indicates to be always a spring admit and just how to take advantage of your fall semester you start taking classes at USC so you can hit the ground running once.

If We’m admitted to the spring, exactly what do during the fall semester?

As being a spring admit, you’ve got can utilize the autumn semester in an assortment of ways. Perhaps you shall decide to simply take college courses, possibly traveling abroad is appealing, or maybe it’s that you’re considering working or spending your time volunteering. Many spring admits gain college credits which will transfer to USC with this right time so they can afford to graduate with their class. We advise that pupils simply take classes at their local community college or as being a non-degree seeking student at an university that is local. If you do decide to take college courses, make sure you consult with your admission counselor to review which courses transfer to USC.

But, just what about going to football games during the fall?

Spring students can afford to get football tickets after publishing the Enrollment Commitment Deposit on the web.

Can I still live in university housing?

With regards to residing in college housing for the spring semester, it isn’t a guarantee. However we are usually in a position to accommodate all first-year students who enter into the spring semester. If you’re interested in applying for university housing, the housing application will be available beginning July 1. We do perhaps not offer university housing for spring admits during the fall semester, however some spring admits have plumped for to call home near campus in independently owned apartments in the past.

Ok, this feels like quite a option that is great me personally! How do I secure my spot as a USC spring acknowledge?

It’s simple! Fill out the response card that came with your admission packet and back send it to us by May 1. You will be asked to submit the $300 Enrollment Commitment Deposit by 1 august.

What else do I have to know?

If you have any other questions linked to being truly a spring admitted student, contact our office or your admission counselor. Also, make sure to join go to one of the Spring Preview events or the Admitted Student Reception during the of April month. It is a opportunity that is great check out campus, ask questions, meet other springtime admits, and also hear from current USC students have been spring admits.

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