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Today is the Day for First-Year Admission Decisions!

For many of you, this journey of applying to USC and the Viterbi School of Engineering has been going on for years.  We see students as young as 8th graders join us at our Meet USC program, and we are so appreciative of your interest and excitement for our programs.  At the very least, you applied months ago and have been waiting to hear the results. This past week or so, our website’s referring search results have been lit up around “Status of USC Viterbi Admission Decisions” and “when will USC Viterbi Admission Decisions be released.”

** PLEASE NOTE: Transfer Application review remains ongoing.  All transfer applicants will receive an admission decision or a request for spring grades by the end of May **

The waiting is about to be over as the University is releasing all admission decisions for the approximately 71,000 applications for the fall 2021 term.  Of those, over 14,000 applications were for the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.  Each of these numbers are the largest in the history of our institution.  Check out my post from earlier this week about our admission review process.

For today, know that emails will be sent to the address you listed on your application notifying you of a change in status in your admission portal.  Once you receive that email, you can log in to your USC Admission Portal to review the results.

Listen to our most recent podcast episode I recorded over the weekend to discuss our decisions (Fall, Spring, etc), what to do once that you’ve received your decision (read everything, virtual events, etc), and so much more….

Paul Ledesma

As Executive Director, Paul oversees Undergraduate Admission for all programs at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. He was born and raised in southern California and is a lifetime Dodgers fan. He enjoys traveling (Italy may be a second home), discovering new restaurants in LA (tacos anyone?), and while he may not qualify as a bonafide movie-buff, he loves movies (especially comic book movies). He studied Psychology for his bachelor's degree, minored in Public Management, and was active in leadership for community service groups Troy Camp and Dance Marathon while attending USC. When he's not working he enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and rescued pup and kitty in Redondo Beach, CA. (well, maybe not the cat so much) Preferred Pronouns: he/him/his