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University Park
Los Angeles, CA 90089
(213) 740-2311

About the college

In 1880, the educational world was blessed with the founding of the University of Southern California, USC. Its founding makes it the oldest private research university in the west. Today the school offers liberal and professional education with study abroad opportunities and internships. Being a part of the USC family makes you a Trojan and a student that is geared for success and a rewarding future ahead.


Los Angeles is a city of culture, diversity, art and technology. There could not be a better place for a university and LA is the site for the USC campus. The campus is located in the heart of the city’s art and education center. The 226-acre campus is home to the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School and most of USC’s professional schools plus the USC library for undergraduate and graduate research and education. LA has various local attractions, beautiful landscapes, museums and music for activities away from USC.


At USC, there is a variety of programs for students to choose from on their educational and career journeys. USC has 16 professional schools, undergraduate education, a graduate school, continuing education and professional studies. The continuing education and professional studies include studies in architecture, health and wellness, healthcare, leadership and pharmacy. Students can also develop customized programs one on one with a mentor from the faculty. Online courses can also be taken in engineering, entertainment, aviation, education and environmental studies.

USC is a college that is well known and a household name. Graduates from this college can go on to rewarding career opportunities in high demand career fields. With education, the possibilities are endless and USC can be your start on the pathway to success.

College Type: 4-year, Private not-for-profit

Offering: Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Master's degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree, First-professional degree, First-professional certificate

Campus Setting: City, Large

Campus Housing Available: Yes

Student Population: 33408, 49% undergraduates

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