University of Southern California

country rank  18
world rank  18

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University Overview

Established in 1880, University of Southern California is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Los Angeles (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of Southern California (USC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Southern California (USC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 137 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym USC
Founded 1880
Motto Palmam qui meruit ferat
Let him who deserves it bear away the palm
Colours Cardinal and gold

University Location

Address University Park
Los Angeles (population range: over 5,000,000)
90089 California
United States
T +1 (213) 740 2311
F +1 (213) 740 9048

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office University Park - JHH 216
Los Angeles 90089-0911
+1 (213) 740 1111

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Southern California's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Affiliations

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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