Academic Quality

Founded in 1880, the University of Southern California has established itself as one of the top private research universities in the United States. Our prestigious post-baccalaureate programs foster intellectual discovery and professional growth, and continue to graduate world leaders across all professions and fields of study.

Prospective graduate students can choose from more than 400 highly regarded graduate and professional programs in our liberal arts college and 19 professional schools. Our interdisciplinary approach encourages our students to synthesize knowledge across fields of study to gain new insights and surpass boundaries, thus preparing them for leadership positions in research, education and professional practice.