Give every student the opportunity to succeed
With your support, USC can make sure that every student who is admitted and wants to attend the university has the means to do so. When you make a gift to support USC students, you open wide the doors of access and affordability. You create exciting new learning opportunities and foster personal growth. Ultimately, you transform lives and make the world a better place.
Why students need your support
USC student support by the numbers
Among the 2020 entering first-year class, nearly two-thirds received some form of financial assistance, with approximately 20 percent receiving a USC merit-based scholarship.
More than 21 percent of USC undergraduate students are from low-income families (as defined by Pell Grant eligibility)—a higher percentage than at most private research universities.
Total number of undergraduates receiving USC scholarships and grants in 2019-20.