Calendar Review
USC Application Workshop
USC Application - USC now uses the Common Application exclusively for undergraduate admission. Students wishing to apply for admission to the 2013-2014 academic year should submit the Common Application and the USC Supplement, both of which can be accessed at

If you want to apply using a paper application, PDF copies can be downloaded by clicking on the following links:

For detailed instructions on how to complete USC’s Supplement to the Common Application, please visit

Please be aware of these important application deadlines:
December 1, 2012: First-Year and Transfer Deadline for Cinematic Arts, Theatre and Music programs
February 1, 2013: Transfer Application Deadline for Scholarship and Regular Consideration

Application Checklist
1.Apply online using the Common Application and the USC Supplemental Application (
2.Submit these items:

  • Official SAT and/or ACT scores: Arrange for the testing agency to send your scores directly to USC.
  • All official high school and college transcripts (first-year and transfer).
  • Letter(s) of recommendation (optional, although may be required for some majors)
  • Additional materials if required by major (see USC Supplemental Application for more information).

Financial statement (for international students only): Available at

3.Submit your fall grades
Transfer applicants: Make sure you send fall (and winter, if applicable) term grades when they become available.