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Reviews 3038 total reviews with an average rating of 3.8

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1 College Sophomore

Athletics: Athletics at my school is 100 percent involved and supported in every area.

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4 College Junior

Campus Housing: The dorms are not great, but they are not horrible either. Depending on where you live, they can be affordable, and in some cases, cheaper than rent offered by places near by.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Athletics: There is not much more to say other than USC having one of the best football teams in the nation, in addition to several national team players of a number of different countries in athletic teams, which in turn, leads to high performance and incredible athletic facilities. The school's spirit is energetic; it unites Trojans. Fight On!

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5 College Junior

Overall Experience: USC encourages students to balance their education with their social life, while still being very demanding in the courses offered. As a research-based university, students receive a much more hands-on method of learning, rather than solely based on textbooks. Professors often come from prestigious jobs with years of experience, providing a more representative and accurate view of the expectations in their respective fields. Lastly, USC offers countless opportunities for students to network with notorious alumni as well as current students, in addition to hosting magnificent events where students can learn more about the present-day occurrences in the world that go beyond their chosen fields of study, thus beyond the classroom.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: All the professors I've had so far have been very engaging and approachable. I feel that the grading and coursework is not difficult or unfair, and class sizes (at least for graduate classes) are appropriate.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: USC has many connections and is a well-recognized name nationally. The career prospects after graduation are generally very positive.

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3 College Junior

Health & Safety: USC is very concerned about safety and does a lot to ensure that there are adequate security and resources available to students at all times. The nature of the neighborhood makes it such that even with a big security presence, it could still be unsettling to be alone after dark in the area.

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3 College Junior

Greek Life: Personally I have no interest in greek life on campus. It is a big part of campus life and for those involved, housing and social atmosphere is more than adequate.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Overall everything at USC has been a good experience. I think my major issue (and that of many other students) is the cost of education, not only here but across the country. I would still choose this school again if I did it all over.

4 College Junior

Athletics: There is generally very good school spirit and student involvement even in non-athletic students.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I have been very impressed with the willingness of professors to support my learning process. Their office hours and methods of support have been extremely helpful. The professors are eager to share their knowledge with students to help guide them along the academic and professional path.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The career prospects for a USC graduate are extremely positive. The school has a reputation for graduating top scholars, which makes it more likely that I will find work in the area that I am seeking to work.

4 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Generally, there are many security staff visible, which makes me feel more safe when walking on campus

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I have no real interests in the sororities, and therefore don't follow very much of what they do.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Academic excellence is mandatory. Excellent motivation to continue striving to do as much as possible to further the field of education.

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3 College Sophomore

Athletics: Many struggles this year, but still they survived.

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4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The school is very invested in helping each individual student.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Athletics: People are very into the athletics and it creates a community feeling.

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5 College Sophomore

Party Scene: There are a few bars on/near campus that are pretty chill for laid back drinking, watching games, etc. There are many bars downtown just a few minutes away by bus or uber. There are lots of clubs downtown and in Hollywood, including many that are 19+, so underage people have a place to safely party.

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5 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Most of the good parties are Greek on the row, but the film frat has some really good parties as well.

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5 College Sophomore

Academics: The professors are so engaged and enthusiastic that it is hard not to learn. Because most classes are curved, it is pretty hard to get an A in the class.

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4 College Sophomore

Diversity: I know there are some concerns, but I personally have never seen anything negative occur. I have many minority friends, and it does not seem like they are treated any differently. As far as I have seen, no one really focuses on that.

5 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: USC is literally the best school in the world. If I could go back, I would choose USC every time. I am grateful every single day that I get to call myself a Trojan and be a part of such a wonderful family.

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5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: We spend millions of dollars solely on security and have an entire LAPD task force JUST for USC. This isn't the 20th century anymore; USC is probably one of the safest campuses in the area now. Fun fact: UCLA has the highest rate of crime in Southern California universities. Ironic, isn't it?

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Interesting courses and interesting professors. Some are more "I'm brilliant so they gave me this teaching job" rather than "I'm a great teacher who also happens to be brilliant".

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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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