University of Southern California

The University of Southern California is a private research university in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1880 by Robert M. Widney, it is the oldest private research university in... Wikipedia

  • Motto:  Latin: Palmam qui meruit ferat
  • Motto (English):  "Let whoever earns the palm bear it"
  • Type:  Private research university
  • Established:  October 06, 1880
  • Religious affiliation:  Nonsectarian—historically Methodist
  • Academic affiliations:  AAU, NAICU, APRU, Sea-grant, Space-grant
  • Endowment:  $8.12 billion (2021)
  • Budget:  $6.2 billion (2020–21)
  • President:  Carol Folt
  • Academic staff:  4,706 (2021)
  • Administrative staff:  16,614 (2021)
  • Students:  49,318 (2021)
  • Undergraduates:  20,790 (2021)
  • Postgraduates:  28,528 (2021)
  • Campus:  Large City, University Park campus, 299 acres, Health Sciences campus, 79 acres
  • Other campuses:  Alhambra, Sacramento
  • Colors:  USC Cardinal, USC Gold
  • Mascot:  Traveler, Tommy Trojan (unofficial)
  • Sporting affiliations:  NCAA Division I FBS – Pac-12, ACHA, MPSF
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo