University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California Reviews

Based on 52 Reviews
University Park Los Angeles, CA
College Review
Activities and GroupsA-
Career PreparationA-
FacilitiesA
Students and CultureA-
A-
Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of Southern California

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
1
American/united States Studies/civilization
8
3
9
Anthropology
11
8
0
0
Applied Psychology
32
Archeology
7
Asian-American Studies
0
Behavioral Aspects of Health
93
1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
5
2
2
Cognitive Science
25
Comparative Literature
8
4
3
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
27
5
1
East Asian Studies
14
3
0
Ethics
1
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
5
7
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/chicano Studies
2
Historic Preservation and Conservation
6
2
History, General
42
3
14
History, Other
1
International and Intercultural Communication
44
1
International Policy Analysis
1
International Relations and Affairs
246
3
6
International/global Studies
0
19
Jewish/judaic Studies
0
Library and Information Science
16
0
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
1
Linguistics
10
5
4
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling
50
0
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
46
0
0
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
8
Philosophy
21
0
6
Philosophy, Other
43
0
Political Economy
11
0
Political Science and Government, General
145
Psychology, General
212
13
16
Public Administration
173
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
24
Public Policy Analysis, General
17
104
22
2
Public Policy Analysis, Other
1
7
Religion/religious Studies
4
0
Religious/sacred Music
0
0
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
0
Social Sciences, General
41
Social Work
1434
5
Social Work, Other
0
Sociology
75
1
1
Sustainability Studies
8
Urban Studies/affairs
7
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
39
70
2
5
Architectural and Building Sciences/technology
11
2
Architectural Engineering
1
Architectural History and Criticism, General
0
Architecture
117
51
Architecture and Related Services, Other
0
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
71
85
10
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
3
Biomedical Sciences, General
0
Chemical Engineering
66
47
15
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
104
80
0
11
Civil Engineering, General
22
7
7
Civil Engineering, Other
7
Computer Engineering, General
29
12
4
Computer Software Engineering
1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
76
599
57
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Other
6
Engineering, Other
165
2
Environmental Design/architecture
1
Environmental Science
31
Environmental Studies
14
4
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
3
21
0
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
47
46
Industrial Engineering
68
65
6
Landscape Architecture
20
1
Manufacturing Engineering
3
Materials Engineering
41
Materials Science
5
7
Mechanical Engineering
83
139
6
Petroleum Engineering
87
0
3
Real Estate Development
0
44
18
Structural Engineering
13
56
Telecommunications Engineering
0
Transportation and Highway Engineering
10
3
Water Resources Engineering
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
262
122
Business Administration and Management, General
985
621
0
15
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
47
14
Business Statistics
0
5
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
0
6
Business/commerce, General
4
Development Economics and International Development
7
Economics, General
212
90
4
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
22
Finance, General
42
16
International Business/trade/commerce
0
56
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
0
68
Management Science
35
Marketing/marketing Management, General
0
44
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
0
0
Operations Research
7
Political Economy
11
0
Real Estate
9
Taxation
64
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advanced General Dentistry
0
Advanced/graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other
10
0
5
Clinical and Industrial Drug Development
8
Dental Hygiene/hygienist
37
5
Dentistry
148
Endodontics/endodontology
10
Gerontology
11
75
8
5
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
9
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General
0
Health/health Care Administration/management
122
9
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences
0
International Public Health/international Health
26
73
0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
19
Long Term Care Administration/management
0
0
Medical Scientist
12
4
Medicine
170
Molecular Pharmacology
3
4
Neurobiology and Anatomy
0
Nurse Anesthetist
16
Occupational Therapy/therapist
11
112
0
38
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
0
2
Oral/maxillofacial Surgery
2
Orthodontics/orthodontology
6
Pediatric Dentistry/pedodontics
7
Periodontics/periodontology
0
5
Pharmaceutical Sciences
4
6
Pharmacoeconomics/pharmaceutical Economics
3
4
Pharmacy
180
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
38
3
2
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other
10
0
Physical Therapy/therapist
5
0
95
Physician Assistant
52
Prosthodontics/prosthodontology
7
Public Health, General
124
Public Health, Other
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics, General
12
7
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
16
0
4
3
Art/art Studies, General
66
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
21
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
0
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
3
0
Creative Writing
55
37
Education, General
1
Education, Other
10
Education/teaching of the Gifted and Talented
21
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
2
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
18
182
Elementary Education and Teaching
0
English Language and Literature, General
30
2
15
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
7
Foreign Language Teacher Education
0
French Language and Literature
8
1
German Language and Literature
0
0
0
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
40
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
0
3
Italian Language and Literature
1
Learning Sciences
0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
6
Music Teacher Education
1
Russian Language and Literature
3
Secondary Education and Teaching
0
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
1
Spanish Language and Literature
25
Special Education and Teaching, General
15
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
340
25
21
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
15
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
293
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
150
Urban Education and Leadership
10
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Acting
15
10
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other
0
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
24
Brass Instruments
1
8
1
Cinematography and Film/video Production
100
132
Conducting
0
Dance, General
0
Design and Applied Arts, Other
0
Digital Arts
20
17
Directing and Theatrical Production
0
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
93
Dramatic/theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
1
3
Film/cinema/video Studies
107
20
7
Fine/studio Arts, General
12
8
Game and Interactive Media Design
29
4
Jazz/jazz Studies
11
10
1
Keyboard Instruments
4
7
8
Music History, Literature, and Theory
1
Music Management
52
Music Pedagogy
1
1
Music Performance, General
27
0
27
6
Music Technology
20
Music Theory and Composition
11
3
2
Music, General
23
Music, Other
0
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
1
Percussion Instruments
1
1
0
Playwriting and Screenwriting
22
36
0
Stringed Instruments
12
12
7
Technical Theatre/theatre Design and Technology
6
0
Visual and Performing Arts, General
3
Voice and Opera
9
10
9
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Astronomy
1
Biochemistry
27
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
5
0
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
0
Bioinformatics
0
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
3
Biology/biological Sciences, General
177
3
5
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other
8
Biophysics
0
Biostatistics
7
3
Cell/cellular and Molecular Biology
0
0
Cell/cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
22
0
Chemical Physics
0
Chemistry, General
9
6
18
Computational and Applied Mathematics
27
Computational Biology
6
Epidemiology
2
Evolutionary Biology
5
Financial Mathematics
31
25
Genetics, Other
3
Geography
0
0
2
Geology/earth Science, General
13
5
3
Human Biology
141
Informatics
0
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
1
0
Marine Sciences
0
0
Mathematics, General
11
3
5
Microbiology and Immunology
15
0
Molecular Biology
0
11
Molecular Genetics
4
15
Molecular Medicine
2
1
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other
2
Neuroscience
126
1
12
Oncology and Cancer Biology
0
Pathology/experimental Pathology
3
2
Physical Sciences
1
Physics, General
13
5
8
Physiology, General
1
1
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other
0
Statistics, General
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Artificial Intelligence
12
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
19
Computer Science
87
566
34
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
5
Data Modeling/warehousing and Database Administration
6
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
25
21
Systems Engineering
45
6
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
0
Comparative Law
3
Dispute Resolution
0
Law
213
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
192
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
197
Tax Law/taxation
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Broadcast Journalism
37
Communication and Media Studies, Other
202
1
Communication, General
1
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
8
Journalism
24
91
0
Public Relations/image Management
80
69
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Restaurant/food Services Management
33
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Construction Management
9
Signal/geospatial Intelligence
0
Woodwind Instruments
4
9
5
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural and Building Sciences/technology
11
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Private Loan Options
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at University of Southern California

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Chemical Engineering
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
Construction Management
Data Modeling/warehousing and Database Administration
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Petroleum Engineering

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

School Accreditation Information
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (Los Angeles County Dietetic Internship)
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics (Leonard Davis School of Gerontology)
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (University of Southern California School of Dentistry Advanced Education in General Dentistry 12 Months)
Predoctoral (University of Southern California School of Dentistry Predoctoral Internship)
Dental Hygiene (DH)
Endodontics
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Pediatric Dentistry
Periodontics
Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 13 Reviews
Alumni
History, Class of 2010
Attending athletic events and free screenings on campus.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Engineering, Class of 2013
Football was a huge focus. And entertainment
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Class of 1976
athletic events, global education
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Print Journalism, Class of 1999
Sports and Greek life are a big part of the culture, but there are plenty of other opportunities for students to connect with one another through other interests.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications and Drama, Class of 1982
Subjective question.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Arts- Broadcast Journalism, Class of 2000
Honestly, don't remember
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters of Social work , Class of 2014
I don't know as there were no opportunities for this type of thing as all the students lived in various parts of the country.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1995
Can't remember
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psyc, Class of 1985
Football, Greeks
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Film, Class of 2001
The diversity between race, sexuality, and sometimes gender.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 13 Reviews
Alumni
History, Class of 2010
Career connection website with resources and job listings.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Engineering, Class of 2013
Career center, rich benevolent alumni
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Class of 1976
alumni network, college courses
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Print Journalism, Class of 1999
Active alumni network that assists students and grads enter the work force.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications and Drama, Class of 1982
Nothing
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Arts- Broadcast Journalism, Class of 2000
Not sure anymore
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters of Social work , Class of 2014
Internships
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1995
All
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psyc, Class of 1985
Strongest Alum network supposedly in the nation.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Film, Class of 2001
Internships, technical equipment practice, and good proffesors.
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 13 Reviews
Alumni
History, Class of 2010
All top of the libe facilities, especially for the athletics, communications, and film departments.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Engineering, Class of 2013
everywhere
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Class of 1976
modern
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Print Journalism, Class of 1999
USC is consistently upgrading facilities and technology to stay on the cutting edge. Beautiful campus. Typical dorms.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications and Drama, Class of 1982
Some good some very dated
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Arts- Broadcast Journalism, Class of 2000
They were all top notch.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters of Social work , Class of 2014
I attended online.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1995
All
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psyc, Class of 1985
Good
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Film, Class of 2001
Excellent but it is high end af.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 13 Reviews
Alumni
History, Class of 2010
Mostly white kids and a lot of students with parents that went to school.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Engineering, Class of 2013
Foreign, selfish, condescending, privileged; but also kind and passionate about causes and deep. All sorts.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Class of 1976
positive, enthusiastic
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Print Journalism, Class of 1999
Tremendous amount of school pride and strong sense of civic responsibility. Many students volunteer in local community n
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications and Drama, Class of 1982
Too long ago to remember
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Arts- Broadcast Journalism, Class of 2000
It's a private school that costs a lot of money, so many students are wealthy, despite scholarships and such.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters of Social work , Class of 2014
Because I attended online the student base was extremely varied.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1995
That was 20 years ago?
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psyc, Class of 1985
Majority are upper class from professional families, strong school pride and spirit.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Film, Class of 2001
Nice and intelligent people that know what they want in life.
Rated January 2016