Location
Los Angeles, CA
Undergrads
17,619
Tuition
$46,363
Admission Difficulty
Very Hard
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Reviews 2429 total reviews with an average rating of 3.8

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3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Too expensive for me to want to choose it again..

3 College Junior

Athletics: Too much $ spent on student athletes, and little to nothing paid on students that actually support the school financially.

3 College Junior

Health & Safety: Lot of services that patrol the area, yet we still have crime and other problems on campus..

4 College Junior

Facilities: Love the urban atmosphere. Bad pollution issues.

4 College Junior

Nightlife: But I don't go to any parties.

4 College Junior

Computers: The internet is good quality.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Lots of students say it's sketchy.

College Sophomore

Transportation: Same response as the rest of my responses, I do not know.

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College Sophomore

Academics: I don't attend USC, but I will in the fall. But because I'm not a student, I have no idea.

College Sophomore

Academics: I do not attend USC at the moment, so I wouldn't know.

College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: I do not currently attend USC, so I wouldn't know how strict they are.

College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I do not attend USC currently so I would not know much about off campus housing

College Sophomore

Drug Safety: I do not attend USC; I will begin in the fall semester.

College Sophomore

Nightlife: I do not currently attend USC; I will begin in the fall.

College Sophomore

Facilities: I do not currently attend USC; I will begin in the fall.

College Sophomore

Facilities: I do not currently attend USC; I will begin in the fall

College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: I do not currently attend USC as I was just admitted.

College Sophomore

Greek Life: I am currently not a student at USC and will be starting in the fall.

College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I do not currently live on campus, because I will be starting in the fall.

College Sophomore

Athletics: I do not currently attend the school, but I will be in the fall.

5 College Sophomore

Majors: I have been programming for years and I love it. If you have a mathematical mind and love problem solving, the Computer Science track is for you.

3 College Sophomore

Majors: I was admitted during the transfer application process and as a result, I didn't have any difficulty getting into the major.

4 College Sophomore

Scholarships: The process itself is very straight forward, and their online portal really helps. The aid I received is a bit less than what I would have anticipated, however.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I'm extremely excited to attend the school in the fall.

5 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: SC is known for working and playing hard. The best

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BJ Grip
Hometown
Colorado Springs, CO
Major
Theater
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Students from Southern California usually love USC from the beginning and strengthen their bonds with the school as time passes. Students who travel to USC from longer distances tend to adapt more slowly, dealing at first with the culture shock that inevitably comes with a first impression of LA. Universally, those who can survive the transition into the USC way of life fall in love with the school after first semester. Typically, students entering school with a skeptical mind-set ends up getting the most pride out of being a Trojan. At the very least, they come away with a new affinity toward college football.

The opportunities on campus are plentiful, and in LA, opportunities are endless. Time flies for everyone at USC, and changes in living conditions, academic standards, and career goals come quicker than newcomers might expect. USC graduates are sure to look back on a college experience that could not have been offered anywhere else. Basically, the more that students are willing to explore the opportunities available to them, the more they endorse the idea that USC is the perfect school for its time and place.

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