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USC Office of Undergraduate Admissions
University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0911
The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global center for arts, technology and international business, USC’s diverse curricular offerings provide extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study and collaboration with leading researchers in highly advanced learning environments.
How To Apply To USC:
Students must use the Common Application system to apply to USC
First-Year Students
The following are deadlines for 2021-2022 academic year admission:
December 1*

Consideration for Merit Scholarships
All first-year applicants who submit a complete application by December 1 will be considered for USC Merit Scholarships.
Final first-year deadline for the following programs:
All Cinematic Arts and Music programs, Dramatic Arts BFA programs, the Iovine and Young Academy, and the World Bachelor in Business (WBB) program. See Additional Major Requirements for information about your intended program.
*USC does not have an Early Decision or Early Action Program
January 15
Final first-year application deadline.
February 12
FAFSA and CSS Profile applications due for financial aid.
First-Year Students: