University of Southern California

Overview

As a member of the Trojan family, University of Southern California students experience a combination of liberal arts and professional education through one or more of the 150 majors offered through the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences or one of USC’s 17 professional schools.  No matter what your academic and career interests are, you can find a major or activity of interest to you. 

For research opportunities, participate in SOAR, a program that allows undergraduate students to work as research assistants in a USC faculty member’s project and be mentored one-on-one.  Passionate about the arts? Take classes at one of USC’s six world-class art schools.  Explore international business by enrolling in the World Bachelor in Business program, in which you study a year each at USC’s Marshall School of Business, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and Università Bocconi in Milan, Italy.

There are a variety of activities you can engage in outside of the classroom as well.  USC’s strong school spirit is evident through its 850+ student clubs and organizations offered on campus, recreational sports and outstanding NCAA Division I athletics. At USC, you will also be supported by our alumni, numbering more than 300,000 worldwide, through mentorship and networking opportunities. 

Did you know these interesting facts about USC?  The school’s athletic teams adopted the Trojan as a mascot in 1912, after a Los Angeles Times sportswriter likened the fighting spirit of USC athletes to that of the ancient Trojans.  Trojan athletes have won 287 Olympic medals, more than any other university in the country. 

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