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University of Southern California
  • Graduate School
  • LOS ANGELES, CA

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USC is a private graduate school in Los Angeles, California. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 27,403 graduate students. Of the 170 graduate programs offered at University of Southern California, 50 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at University of Southern California are Social Work, Computer Science, and Business. 21% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
27,403
Part-Time Grad Students
5,645
Research Assistants
1,323
Teaching Assistants
663
Racial Diversity
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    30.8%
  • White
    29.4%
  • Asian
    13.7%
  • Hispanic
    13.4%
  • African American
    6.5%
  • Unknown
    4%
  • Multiracial
    1.8%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.3%
  • Native American
    0.2%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 93 responses
  • Driven
    43%
  • Down-to-earth
    6%
  • Friendly
    10%
  • Intellectual
    18%
  • Organized
    5%
  • anti-white-liberals
    2%
  • Diverse
    9%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 82 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    28%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    20%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    26%
  • Fulfilling, knowledgeable, inclusive, supportive.
    22%
  • Looks good on paper. Nothing more.
    5%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
91%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 93 responses
Poll
91%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 93 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 93 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 93 responses
  • $100K+
    28%
  • $75K-$100K
    35%
  • $50K-$75K
    19%
  • $25K-$50K
    9%
  • <$25K
    9%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 93 responses
  • $150K+
    1%
  • $125K-$150K
    3%
  • $100K-$125K
    4%
  • $75K-$100K
    10%
  • $50-$75K
    3%
  • <$50K
    3%
  • Did not graduate yet
    75%
76%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 93 responses

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$19,474
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,409
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$633,315
National
$217,500

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