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University of Southern California

Location

University Park Campus, Los Angeles United States

Ranking

# 125QS World University Rankings

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83Postgraduate programs

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About University of Southern California

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, CaliforniaUSC'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. SampleUnder 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 as one of the nation's leading research universities.

About University of Southern California

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, CaliforniaUSC'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. SampleUnder 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 as one of the nation's leading research universities.

Available programs

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, CaliforniaUSC'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. SampleUnder 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 as one of the nation's leading research universities.

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University information

Bachelor

1360+
3+
7+
100+

Master

680+
3+
6+
90+
42,843
48%
52%
12,010
25%
75%
3,227
84%
16%

Tuition fee and scholarships

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Rankings & ratings

University of Southern California is one of the top universities in Los Angeles, United States. It is ranked #125 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #134
  • 2014
    #125
  • 2015
    #131
  • 2016
    #=130
  • 2017
    #136
  • 2018
    #132
  • 2019
    #115
  • 2020
    #129
  • 2021
    #121
  • 2022
    #=112
  • 2023
    #134
  • 2024
    #116
  • 2025
    #125

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