The University of Southern California is California’s oldest private research university, founded by city leaders when Los Angeles was still considered a frontier town.
Today Los Angeles is at the hub of international trade and the gateway to the Pacific Rim. And USC continues to be defined by its innovative and visionary foresight on the entire region of Southern California.
USC Marshall sits at the heart of this, offering up a top-rated business education that is global in reach yet rooted in the entrepreneurial spirit of downtown Los Angeles.
Our Home is Southern California!
Los Angeles, the third largest metropolitan economy in the world, is home to the USC Marshall School of Business.
Since its earliest days, Los Angeles has been a center for innovation and creativity, an outpost on the edge of an ocean that invited dreamers to try and make their dreams a reality.
Los Angeles is the iconic home of the entertainment industry, as well as the birthplace of the modern aerospace industry, which brought millions of returning GIs into the middle class.
Los Angeles encompasses 4,000 square miles, stretching from the Pacific Coast eastward to Mt. Baldy (10,000 feet high) to parts of the Mojave Desert. The county contains 88 incorporated cities and many unincorporated communities.