Undergraduate Admission Blog

  • USC FAST Facts: Your Guide to Financial Aid at USC 

    Now, if you’re reading this, I’m sure you’re familiar with the term “financial aid.” I’m not even going to bore you talking about the FAFSA, CSS Profile, or California Dream Act. (If those terms/acronyms look unfamiliar to you, check out USC Financial Aid Glossary.) Most schools have their own financial aid portal separate from their…

  • Major Mondays: Linguistics

    The Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics is housed in the Dornsife College of Letters Arts and Sciences. A minor in Linguistics is also available for students from all majors at USC. The USC Department of Linguistics enjoys a national and international reputation for excellence in the scientific study of language. The major is open to…

  • December 1 Application Deadline Frequently Asked Questions for Fall 2024 Applicants 

    December 1 is the final application deadline for all first-year applicants applying to programs requiring a portfolio or audition. This post will address some common questions we are getting about the December 1 deadline! 

  • Major Mondays: Global Health

    The Bachelor of Science in Global Health is a multidisciplinary program that provides students with insight and knowledge about public health in a global context.

  • Celebrating Veterans Day 2023

    Veterans Day represents a day that we honor you, a community who not only heard the call of duty but has also answered it.  This is the day that we honor those who placed their lives in danger and performed their duties with acts of bravery and courage. 

  • Major Mondays: Quantitative Biology

    The Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Biology is housed in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences. This unique undergraduate program, which links technology and the life sciences, may be selected as a first-choice or second-choice major in the first-year and transfer application processes.  

  • GUEST BLOG: Highlighting USC’s Native American Student Assembly (NASA) – 2023

    we are in the middle of planning for Native American Heritage Month in November! NASA is planning various events to celebrate and honor the rich Indigenous heritage and culture. We are excited for these upcoming celebrations and events! It is going to be a monumental month for NASA, as well as Indigenous communities in general.  

  • Major Mondays: Gerontology 

    Major(s): The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology houses two majors: the Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Aging (B.S.) and the Bachelor of Science in Lifespan Health (B.S). Both of these majors are open to applying first-year and transfer students. To someone like me, these majors sound a bit similar but, in fact,…

  • Top 5 Things to Do After Applying to USC  

    You have pressed “submit” on your application to USC – congratulations! Wondering if there are any next steps? Check out our top five things to do after applying.

  • Major Mondays – BS/BA Pharmacology & Drug Development

    The Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Bachelor of Science (BS) in Pharmacology & Drug Development (PDD) are a part of four undergraduate programs that reside in the USC School of Pharmacy. This program is available to students interested in pharmacology, pre-pharmacy, pre-medicine, and pre-health.