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University of Southern California—Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California is one of the world's leading private research universities, located in the heart of Los Angeles. Founded in 1880, it is the oldest private research university in California and has educated many of the nation’s business leaders and professionals. Fun fact: The Graduate (1967) starring Dustin Hoffman, was filmed on USC’s sunny campus!  
Fast Facts about USC:
  • 20,000 undergraduates call USC home.
  • USC offers 95 majors and 147 academic minors
  • Sitting on faculty are 5 Nobel Laureates, 8 Rhodes Scholars, 5 MacArthur Fellows, 181 Fulbright Scholars and many more distinguished scholars
  • USC’s 22 libraries and other archives hold nearly 4 million printed volumes, 6 million items in microform and 3 million photographs.
Becoming a USC Trojan means participating in:
  • More than 1,000 student organizations, which are responsible for the majority of programs and events held on campus, including concerts, lectures, special events, spirit rallies, cultural and social events, and conferences.
  • An alumni network of more than 375,000! This includes 22 billionaires, 9 Rhodes Scholars and 10 Marshall Scholars.
  • Leadership opportunities on the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and Residential Student Government (RSG)
  • The Trojan Food Pantry, a collaborative effort involving various campus partners spearheaded by Student Governments, USC hospitality and Campus Activities.
Visit USC online for more information.

Our Mission

To form women and men for meaningful lives of leadership and service in imitation of Jesus Christ through a college preparatory education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
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