University of Southern California, Los Angeles is a private institution established in 1880. With the campus size of 226 acres, the university gets total enrollment of 18,794 undergraduate students every year out of total 43,871 students. The university has 700 on-campus organizations ranging from club sports to religious groups. The Greek life representing more than 3,500 students comprises more than 60 chapters. The university has a gender distribution on the basis of 48 percent male students and 52 percent female students.
Location & Facilities
The University of Southern California is located in Los Angeles’s Downtown Arts and Education Corridor. The university offers a wide range of facilities to students such as health insurance, nonremedial tutoring, day care, 24-hour emergency telephones, 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, safety and security, learning system for disabled students, library and museum facility.
Schools / Colleges in the University
- David Dornsife College of Letters
- College of Arts and Sciences
- Marshall School of Business
- Rossier School of Education
- Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering
- Gould School of Law
- Keck School of Medicine
- School of Social Work
- Annenberg School for Communication
- School for journalism
- School of Cinematic Arts
Major courses available in the University of Southern California
- Arts and Humanities
- Natural Sciences
- Social Sciences
- Science & Math
The University of Southern California gives a number of scholarships and financial aid to students, need-based financial aid, grant award and the average need-based scholarship which costs $36,533 received by 36 percent of full-time undergraduates students every year. 50 percent of students apply every year for need-based financial aid and around 42 percent of students need fully met. Apart from scholarship the university also offers nonremedial tutoring, health insurance, placement service and health services.
The overall ranking of the University of Southern California
- Ranked #21 in National Universities
- Ranked #5 in Best Colleges for Veterans
- Ranked #40 in Best Value Schools
- Ranked #22 in High School Counselor Rankings
- Ranked #15 in Most Innovative Schools
- Ranked #25 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
The University of Southern California offers wide-ranging and plentiful career opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students. The expert counseling staff at the university helps you determine career opportunities, employers, and alumni. The university also gets the opportunity to students to run a business at the student’s operated agencies. The university offers internships, public service fellowships, summer internship and service programs to junior and senior students.
Mission & Vision
The vision of the university is to become the first choice in primary health care, a leader in wellness and public healthcare to support and create a healthy campus community.
The university is running on the following core values: Collaboration, communication, community development, diversity, empowerment, cost consciousness, excellence, innovation, integrity, leadership, positive attitudes, respect, teamwork and professional development.
The mission of the University of Southern California is to empower students to transform the world.