University of Southern California

University of Southern California image 1

Location: Los Angeles, California

University types: private

Start: 1880

University rank: the 27th

ESL English courses: no

University website:

City introduction

Los Angeles is the second largest city, is located in the southwest of California. With a total area of 10567 square kilometers and a population of 10 million, after New York City. Los Angeles is the largest industrial center in the western United States, California, manufacturing output accounted for about 1/2, and the third in the nation. Heavy industry developed. Aircraft industry in the prominent position, the three major aircraft manufacturing company of Lockheed, and Douglas company, set up in the north of downtown Burbank and Santa Monica in the west bank. Business and finance, insurance, bank, savings and credit institutions, insurance companies and so on throughout the city. Wholesale sales and retail sales after New York and Chicago.

In addition, Los Angeles is a center of culture education and tourism in the western United States, there are at the University of California, Los Angeles, of the university of southern California and the California institute of technology and other famous universities.

University backgroundUniversity of Southern California image 2

The University of Southern California, founded in 1880, is located in downtown Los Angeles. The world famous institution of higher learning is a long history, scientific research and teaching level is high, the rich campus culture life of private university, is the oldest research-based private university in the western United States. School existing more than 33000 students, graduate students accounted for about half. Many of its graduates in business, government and professional fields as important leadership positions, throughout the United States, the Pacific and the world. The school has 3100 full-time teachers. The university of southern California’s capital is abundant, the academic reputation in the nation’s top 40. School main art museum, institute of imaging process, information science research center, institute of hydrocarbons, laser technology research center, disease research center, social science research center and so on a number of well-known scientific research and teaching facilities and communication institute, college of liberal arts, business administration, graduate school of accounting institute and so on. Has hundred subjects for students to choose, most can be awarded the master’s and doctor’s degree, including computer science, electrical engineering, sociology, etc. Have strong power and influence of academic disciplines.

The main course

Bachelor courses


The main professional

School of architecture

Architecture, landscape architecture

Accounting institute


Business school

Business management, business administration (movie) management, business administration (international relations), computer science

The film and television institute

Digital art, entertainment, communication, screen and television composition

College of communication

Broadcast journalism, communication, print journalism, public relations

College of dentistry

Oral health

Institute of education

General situation of research

College of engineering

Aviation and aerospace engineering, biological/mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering, space and space technology, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, applied mechanics, environmental science, electronic engineering, industrial and systems engineering

Academy of fine arts

The fine arts

Liberal arts college

American studies and ethnicity, anthropology, art history, biology, chemistry, chemistry, earth science, geology science, environmental studies, geography, economics, English, neuroscience, philosophy, material science, politics, psychology and sociology

College of music

Jazz studies, music, music education, performance

Drama academy



Classic, Greek, creative writing and literature, earth science, east Asian languages and culture, environmental studies, linguistics, mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, finance, molecular biology, physics, architecture, film and television, music, music history and literature, public utilities management, international relations policy, health management, real estate management, economic and social work

Spring admission: 1 month; Fall semester: in August

Entrance requirementsUniversity of Southern California image 3

Ÿ   Undergraduate courses: regular high school graduation, GPA3.0, TOEFL scores above 600 (about 250).

Ÿ   Master degree: a bachelor’s degree, GPA3.0, TOEFL scores above 600 (about 250), require the GRE or GMAT scores.

Costs associated with the unit: $

  1. The Bachelor course: Tuition fees 33, 892 / year, the cost of living 10, 144 / year;
  2. The master’s degree courses: Tuition fees 22, 942 / year, the cost of living 12, 214 / year.

Note: all the above information is for reference only, detailed information please refer to our list of school fees and I – 20 table shall prevail.


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