Founded in 1880, the University of Southern California (USC) is the oldest private research university in the state. This elite private institution is home to almost 50,000 students. The lauded Marshall School of Business is home to the Leventhal School of Accounting and offers multiple undergraduate and graduate programs.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA||22 : 1||46,287|
|University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA||26 : 1||36,303|
|Chapman University Orange, CA||18 : 1||9,761|
|Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA||16 : 1||9,686|
|Pepperdine University Malibu, CA||24 : 1||9,554|