The Miss USA 1974 pageant ended with Karen Morrison winning the title of Miss USA 1974 and getting the opportunity to advance to the Miss Universe 1974 pageant!
Top 5 finalists at the Miss USA 1974 pageant were:
First Runner-Up - Barbara Cooper
Second Runner-Up - Mary Cook
Third Runner-Up - Gayle Gorrell
Fourth Runner-Up - Marcia Burton
Top 12 at the Miss USA 1974 pageant were:
Debra Ann Brickley
Special Awards at Miss USA 1974 were:
Donna Thornton won Miss Congeniality.
Barbara Cooper won Miss Photogenic.