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start nowThe fall semester is winding down and winter break is almost here.  Winter break is the perfect time to get started on your transfer application to USC. Starting your application now will give you plenty of time to meet the deadline:
February 1, 2015:  the deadline for admission and competitive scholarship consideration.
To help you get started, check out of the transfer application checklist below:
  • Apply online using the Common Application and the USC Writing Supplement (
  • Submit your official high school transcript.

Students who completed secondary school outside the US may substitute a copy of a diploma or leaving certificate.

Students who did not finish high school should also submit a copy of their completion certificate (such as a GED) and may also submit a letter of explanation.

  • Submit your official college transcripts from all colleges attended since high school.
  • SAT or ACT Scores.

Required from applicants who will have completed fewer than 30 semester units of college coursework by the end of spring 2015.

Transcripts may be submitted (soon) after the February 1st deadline.

Official Transcripts and other application documents may be mailed to:

USC Office of Admission
University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0911

Additional Documents: International Transfer Applicants Only

  • Financial Statement of Personal or Family Support:
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE Academic scores (if the student’s native language is not English).

If you have questions about the application, USC or the Viterbi School please join the Viterbi School Admission Staff for a live chat online just for engineering transfer students by visiting on Wednesday, January 21st at 5 pm (PST).

Got more questions? Be sure to check out our Transfer Application Tips and How To Apply page.  You’ll likely find the answer to your question.

Good luck working on your app!

Viterbi Admission