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University of Southern California (Gould)

699 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0071
(213) 740-2523

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: February 1
Application Fee: $75
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 19.2% 29.9%
LSAT Score (Median) 166 164
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 163-167 161-167
GPA (Median) 3.78 3.68
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.61-3.89 3.49-3.86
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: CA CA
School's bar passage rate: 87.6% 86.4%
State overall bar passage rate: 58.3% 60.2%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +29.3% +26.2%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 71.8% 77.4%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 87.6% 85.7%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $64,908 $58,022
Room and Board: $17,802 $16,300
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 93.3% 89.1%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $30,000 $25,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $131,148 $134,673
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 62.4% 70.1%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 614 598
Men: 48.4% 52.5%
Women: 51.6% 47.5%
White: 53.6% N/A
Black: 6.8% N/A
Hispanic: 7.3% N/A
Asian: 14.8% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 5.9 : 1 10.2 : 1
Total Faculty: 193 NA
Male: 67.9% N/A
Female: 32.1% N/A
Minority: 15.0% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $180,000 $160,000
Public Sector (Median): $58,000 $24,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 428,076 486,666