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University of Southern California

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Los Angeles was little more than a frontier town in 1880 when USC first opened its doors to 53 students and 10 teachers. Today it is a world class research university, the oldest private research university in the West. Location: Los Angeles, California USC's University Park Campus, located in the heart of Los Angeles' Downtown Arts and Education Corridor, is home to the USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and many professional schools. The Health Sciences Campus, to the northeast of downtown Los Angeles, is home to the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the School of Pharmacy, three major teaching hospitals and programs in Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, and Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy. USC also has programs and centers in Marina Del Rey, Orange County, Sacramento, Washington, D.C., Catalina Island, Alhambra and around Southern California. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles is staffed by USC faculty from the Keck School of Medicine and is often referred to as USC's third campus. President: Steven B. Sample Under the leadership of USC's 10th president, USC has become world-renowned in the fields of communication and multimedia technologies, has received national acclaim for its innovative community outreach programs and has solidified its status...
131
2014
=130
2015
136
2016
  • 56.70
    Overall Score
  • 63
    Academic Reputation
  • 50.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 33.4
    Faculty Student
  • 69.1
    Citations per Faculty
  • 44.6
    International Faculty
  • 75
    International Students
4
2014
1
2015
1
2016
  • 97.00
    Overall Score
  • 100
    Academic Reputation
  • 71.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    Citations per Paper
  • 99.2
    H-index Citations
52
2014
=67
2015
  • 72.60
    Overall Score
  • 72.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 58.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 98.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 74.5
    H-index Citations
71-80
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 86.8
    Alumni Outcomes
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,298
International
561

Number of students

38,079
Postgraduate 52%
Undergraduate 48%

Number of international students

8,651
Postgraduate 72%
Undergraduate 28%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.