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USC Student Outcomes

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Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
92% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for University of Southern California
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 73% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 87% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 90% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from University of Southern California. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. University of Southern California is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

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Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$85,500 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending University of Southern California
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $60,000 per year
after 7 years $68,800 per year
after 8 years $75,500 per year
after 9 years $72,800 per year
after 10 years $85,500 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former University of Southern California students who are working and no longer in school is $85,500, which is 149% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

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Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$22,375
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
36%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$231 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
81% vs. 47% national average

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=123961 IPEDS survey data for University of Southern California.