CCRC College Visit: USC

Hanh Pham, Editor

Founded in 1880 in the center of Los Angeles, the University of Southern California is a private research university with a 4-year undergraduate program and 18 graduate programs.

There are 18,000 undergraduate students and 22,000 graduate students, with a 9:1 student to faculty ratio. The average class size is 26, and there are over 150 majors and minors offered.

USC has 21 NCAA Division 1 athletic teams, and 58 club sports and intramural teams.

The fine and performing arts schools also presents hundreds of film screenings, theater performances, art exhibits, and music concerts over the course of the school year.

Students can choose to join one of the 850+ clubs on campus, or participate in one of the 70+ cultural organizations.

Most students reside on campus with USC’s residential college program.

An admissions representative from USC visited Radford High School’s CCRC on Sept. 29 in order to speak about the college; her contact information can be requested from  College and Career Counselor Malia Kau.