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About the University of Southern California

About the University of Southern California2018-07-10T17:57:39+00:00
Spring at USC, Cromwell Field

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The University of Southern California is one of the most prestigious private research universities in the world. Located in the Los Angeles area, our full-time faculty includes six Nobel laureates and recipients of various other prestigious honors including the MacArthur “Genius” Award, Pulitzer Prize, and National Medals in the fields of Arts, Humanities, Technology and Innovation and Science. USC’s robust array of curricular options offers a wide range of opportunities for the school’s 44,000 students to innovate and collaborate.

The University Park Campus is located just south of Los Angeles’ vibrant downtown center, home to world-famous cultural attractions such as the Staples Center, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Grand Central Market, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and museums including the Broad Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Keck Hospital of USC and the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center are located on USC’s Health Sciences Campus, northeast of downtown Los Angeles, conveniently located near the attractions of Hollywood.

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Keck Medicine of USC is the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise, one of only two university-owned academic medical centers in the Los Angeles area.