University of Southern California is one of the leading private research university in the world. Anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global center of art, technology and international trade, USC enrolled international students than any other university in the U.S., and offers extensive opportunities for internship and study abroad. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge.
Los Angeles was little more than a border town in 1880 when USC first opened its gate 53 students and 10 teachers in 1880, “city” still lacked paved streets, electric lights, mobile phones and reliable fire alarm system. Today, USC is home to more than 38,000 students and nearly 3500 full-time faculty, and is located in one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.
Located in the core of Los Angeles, on the campus of USC University chapter is part of the city’s Downtown arts and education corridor and is home to the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of letters, arts and sciences and many professional schools.
Health Sciences campus, northeast of downtown Los Angeles, is the Keck School of Medicine of USC, School of Pharmacy, three major hospitals, and programs of study in science and occupational therapy practice and Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy. USC also has programs and centers in Marina poor Ray, Orange County, Sacramento, Washington, Catalina Island, Alhambra and the environment in Southern California. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is staffed by USC faculty Keck School of Medicine, is often referred to as USC’s third campus.
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