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University of Southern California

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Address: 3620 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Phone Number: 13234422000
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A major university that has developed into an international center of...

A major university that has developed into an international center of learning, enrolling more than 28,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students on its two campuses.

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Best College Ever

This college is so nice. Love the different kinds of people there! Love the campus and the food. My Son had a great experience, and got his degree! So proud of him

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This college is so nice. Love the different kinds of people there! Love the campus and the food. My Son had a great experience, and got his degree! So proud of him

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Longs, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

From SC, daughter wanted to go to the "real USC" not the university of South Carolina as everyone here likes to call themselves. Great admissions people! Great tour guides! Located in LA! Nothing is too far away! People say that outside the campus maybe scary but that is completely out weighed by the beauty of this campus! I would go... More 

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Fort Hood, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The campus is very pretty. The parking, of course like most college campus, is a little tough. My only real complaint is when I asked several different parking attendants where things were they acted out out. I wish they had a small map to just hand me. It would have been very helpful and easier on them too.

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N. Hollywood, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in the Los Angeles area for nearly 30 years and never set foot on this campus until my daughter decided this would be her #1 choice for college. What a revelation! Behind the walls along Exposition Boulevard sits a glorious compound of brick buildings, broad walkways and large, grassy squares from which one can take it all in.... More 

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Chino Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They have done a lot to make USC neighborhood a little better. It is best at Game Day when the band and everyone hangs out on campus - not exactly tailgating, but still great atmosphere.

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San Bernardino, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

USC's beautiful campus continues to grow and take over the area. Lots of free events always on Campus. Stroll down Frat & Sorierty Housing, always something going on. Be careful the outskirts are not very inviting.

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The O.C., California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area used to be THE center of Los Angeles and from it sprung USC. A tour of the campus can be arranged with the school and you can round out your day with a visit to Exposition Park across the street. While on campus do not miss Tommy Trojan, Heritage Hall for athletic excellence and the Philosophy library which... More 

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited USC for the prospective student information session and tour. Even though the surrounding part of town is not the most secure the security on campus seemed more than adequate.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many beautiful new buildings, but also 100 year old, very cool, buildings. Across the street is the Museum of Science and Industry, the Science Center (with one of the Space Shuttles) and the Colosseum. What a great place

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were here for a week-long meeting. We hadn't visited before and really didn't know much about this large private institution. The grounds are beautiful, the staff we encountered are helpful and friendly, and the professor who did presentations for our group are incredible scholars and presenters. I am an educator, and was very impressed by this... More 

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