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USC Comparisons

Los Angeles, California

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Compare with California Public Colleges

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University of California Los Angeles

$47,818 lower in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


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San Diego State University

$53,518 lower in-state tuition
21% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Irvine

$47,818 lower in-state tuition
14% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Berkeley

$47,818 lower in-state tuition
1% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Santa Barbara

$47,818 lower in-state tuition
21% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Davis

$47,818 lower in-state tuition
30% higher acceptance rate


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San Jose State University

$53,518 lower in-state tuition
51% higher acceptance rate


C
California State University Long Beach

$53,518 lower in-state tuition
26% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California San Diego

$47,818 lower in-state tuition
21% higher acceptance rate


C
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

$53,518 lower in-state tuition
22% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Riverside

$47,818 lower in-state tuition
50% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Santa Cruz

$47,818 lower in-state tuition
49% higher acceptance rate


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Humboldt State University

$53,518 lower in-state tuition
69% higher acceptance rate


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California State Polytechnic University Pomona

$53,518 lower in-state tuition
49% higher acceptance rate


Compare with California Private Colleges

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Stanford University

$3,787 lower in-state tuition
11% lower acceptance rate


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Pepperdine University

$1,510 lower in-state tuition
26% higher acceptance rate


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University of San Francisco

$7,330 lower in-state tuition
54% higher acceptance rate


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Loyola Marymount University

$7,440 lower in-state tuition
34% higher acceptance rate


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Santa Clara University

$6,262 lower in-state tuition
35% higher acceptance rate


C
Chapman University

$2,430 lower in-state tuition
42% higher acceptance rate


C
California Institute of Technology

$4,690 lower in-state tuition
9% lower acceptance rate


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Occidental College

$3,280 lower in-state tuition
25% higher acceptance rate


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University of the Pacific

$8,890 lower in-state tuition
55% higher acceptance rate


H
Harvey Mudd College

$901 lower in-state tuition
2% higher acceptance rate


C
Claremont McKenna College

$3,070 lower in-state tuition
3% lower acceptance rate


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Scripps College

$2,290 lower in-state tuition
19% higher acceptance rate


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Westmont College

$12,280 lower in-state tuition
54% higher acceptance rate


S
Soka University of America

$27,010 lower in-state tuition
36% higher acceptance rate


T
Thomas Aquinas College

$33,260 lower in-state tuition
70% higher acceptance rate


S
Southern California Institute of Architecture

$11,182 lower in-state tuition
51% higher acceptance rate


Compare with Regional Private Colleges

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Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott

$22,804 lower in-state tuition
51% higher acceptance rate


Compare with National Colleges

H
Harvard University

$9,607 lower in-state tuition
11% lower acceptance rate


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New York University

$7,056 lower in-state tuition
5% higher acceptance rate


D
Duke University

$3,380 lower in-state tuition
8% lower acceptance rate


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Johns Hopkins University

$5,100 lower in-state tuition
5% lower acceptance rate


B
Boston University

$2,406 lower in-state tuition
4% higher acceptance rate


P
University of Pennsylvania

$6,094 lower in-state tuition
7% lower acceptance rate


C
University of Chicago

$1,618 lower in-state tuition
9% lower acceptance rate


C
Cornell University

$674 lower in-state tuition
5% lower acceptance rate


G
Georgetown University

$1,876 lower in-state tuition
1% higher acceptance rate


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Northwestern University

$1,033 lower in-state tuition
7% lower acceptance rate


N
Northeastern University

$4,900 lower in-state tuition
4% higher acceptance rate


C
Columbia University in the City of New York

$340 lower in-state tuition
9% lower acceptance rate


G
George Washington University

$710 lower in-state tuition
27% higher acceptance rate


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Washington University in St Louis

$2,960 lower in-state tuition
0% higher acceptance rate