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USC Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
How diverse is University of Southern California? College Factual's <nil> diversity report reveals the true stats about diversity at USC. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

USC Student Population

46,287 Total Students
18,560 Undergraduates
20,047 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend University of Southern California?

USC total enrollment is approximately 46,287 students. 18,560 are undergraduates and 20,047 are graduate students.

USC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time USC undergraduate population is made up of 52% women, and 48% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

USC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,370
Asian 4,369
Hispanic 3,095
International 2,245
Multi-Ethnic 1,117
Black or African American 960
Unknown 326
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 55

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

USC Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 56% of full-time grad students are women, and 44% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

USC Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
International 6,215
White 5,156
Asian 3,116
Hispanic 2,683
Black or African American 1,187
Unknown 1,129
Multi-Ethnic 476
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 44

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

USC Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 13,656
International 10,402
Asian 8,652
Hispanic 6,924
Black or African American 2,535
Unknown 2,115
Multi-Ethnic 1,802
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 122

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Southern California Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 7,114
Asian 2,835
Black or African American 1,344
Multi-Ethnic 405
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 26
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at USC.

USC Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 24,920 female students and 21,367 male students at USC.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of USC is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  95.64 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about USC faculty.

There are approximately 8,513 female teachers and 7,802 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

49.85% Out of State
15.19% Out of the Country

USC ranks 115 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

49.85% of USC students come from out of state, and 15.19% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  94 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 48 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 1,299
New York 137
Texas 126
Illinois 115
Florida 78

International Students at USC

Students from 130 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at USC.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
35.98% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  81.57 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At USC, 35.98% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
22-24 11,040
25-29 9,747
20-21 9,302
18-19 7,138
35 and over 4,177
30-34 3,887
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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