About USC

About the University of Southern California

The University of Southern California (USC) is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles and a global center for arts, technology and international trade, USC is one of the leaders in international student enrollment, and offers extensive opportunities for internships 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.

Accreditation & Rankings

In 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked USC #22 among the top colleges in the country.

USC Gould is ranked #18 among the top law schools by U.S. News & World Report.

USC is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

USC Gould School of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA).

About USC Gould School of Law

USC Gould School of Law offers a premier inter-professional education to highly motivated students preparing for a career that will span the coming decades. As the legal profession continues to evolve, no school is better positioned to provide the education that will be the platform for the next generation of lawyers who will practice on a worldwide stage. The legal profession is dynamic, and USC Gould has always taken pride in adapting its methods to provide a legal education tailored to needs of the current environment, while maintaining its strong core commitments.