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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.

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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, 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.

Arts and Humanities(6)

Executive Master of Urban Planning Online

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Geographic Information Science and Technology, M.S.

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Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence, M.S.

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Master of Science in Integrated Design, Business and Technology, M.S.

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Business and Management(6)

Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

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Master of Business Taxation, M.B.T.

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Project Management, M.S.

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Public Administration, M.P.A.

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Engineering and Technology(6)

Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering (Computational Fluid & Solid Mechanics), M.S.

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Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering (Dynamics & Control), M.S.

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Aerospace Engineering, M.S.

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Applied Data Science, M.S.

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Astronautical Engineering, M.S.

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Chemical Engineering, M.S.

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Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering & Management), M.S.

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Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering), M.S.

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Computer Engineering, M.S.

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Computer Science (Computer Security), M.S.

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Computer Science (Data Science), M.S.

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Computer Science (Scientists and Engineers), M.S.

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Computer Science (Software Engineering), M.S.

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Computer Science, M.S.

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Construction Management, M.C.M.

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Cyber Security Engineering, M.S.

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Dual Degree: Aerospace Engineering, M.S./Engineering Management, M.S.

Dual Degree: Aerospace Engineering, M.S./Engineering Management, M.S.

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Dual Degree: Electrical Engineering, M.S./Engineering Management, M.S.

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Dual Degree: Electrical Engineering, M.S./Engineering Management, M.S.

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Dual Degree: Mechanical Engineering, M.S./Engineering Management, M.S.

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Dual Degree: Mechanical Engineering, M.S./Engineering Management, M.S.

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Dual Degree: Petroleum Engineering, M.S./ Engineering Management, M.S.

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Dual Degree: Petroleum Engineering, M.S./Engineering Management, M.S.

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Electrical Engineering (Computer Networks), M.S.

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Electrical Engineering (Electric Power), M.S.

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Electrical Engineering (Electric Power), M.S.

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Electrical Engineering (VLSI Design), M.S.

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Electrical Engineering, M.S.

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Engineering Management, M.S.

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Financial Engineering, M.S.

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Gerontology, M.S.

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Green Technologies, M.S.

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Industrial and Systems Engineering, M.S.

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Library and Information Science, M.M.L.I.S.

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Mechanical Engineering (Energy Conversion), M.S.

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Mechanical Engineering, M.S.

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Medical Device and Diagnostic Engineering, M.S.

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Operations Research Engineering, M.S.

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Petroleum Engineering (Geoscience Technologies), M.S.

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Petroleum Engineering (Smart Oilfield Technologies), M.S.

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Petroleum Engineering, M.S.

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Product Development Engineering, M.S.

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Systems Architecting and Engineering, M.S.

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Life Sciences and Medicine(6)

Applied Psychology, M.S.

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Biomedical Engineering (Medical Imaging and Imaging Informatics), M.S.

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Biomedical Engineering, M.S.

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Executive Master of Health Administration, E.M.H.A.

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Geriatric Dentistry, M.S.

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Master in Community Oral Health

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Master of Science in Pain Medicine

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Master of Science in Pain Medicine

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Nursing, M.S.N.

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Nursing, M.S.N.

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Nutrition, Healthspan, and Longevity, M.S.

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Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine, M.S.

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Public Health, M.P.H.

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Social Work, M.S.W.

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Natural Sciences(6)

Materials Engineering, M.S.

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Social Sciences and Management(6)

Aging Services Management, M.A.S.M.

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Communication Management, M.C.M.

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Criminal Justice, M.S.

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Gerontology, M.A.

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Gerontology, M.A. Long Term Care Administration, M.L.T.C.A.

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Global Supply Chain Management, M.S.G.S.C.M.

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Human Resource Management, M.S.

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Master of Arts in Teaching online

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Master of Arts in Teaching—Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

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Master of Education in Enrollment Management and Policy online

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Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology online

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Master of Education in School Counseling online

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Master of Laws, LL.M

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Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism

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Master of Studies in Law

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Others(1)

Executive MBA

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University information

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Bachelor

1360+

3+

7+

100+

Master

680+

3+

6+

90+

44,182

46%

54%

11,947

22%

78%

3,214

84%

16%

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Rankings & ratings

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

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  • #125QS World University Rankings
  • #=2QS WUR Ranking By Subject
  • #=24QS Sustainability Ranking

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QS World University Rankings

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  • 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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Campus locations

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  • University Park Campus,California,United States
  • Health Sciences Campus,California,United States

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