University of Southern California Graduate Program Reviews

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95%
of students recommend
(4.05 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 774 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC, + 3 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 9 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 43,401 (18,810 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 22% part-time, 78% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $40,670
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2016

Graduate education is a great experience, however challenging at times.
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2016

The pros of my graduate program are the core values of advocating for human rights and to alway be aware of the involvement the environment, social, and cultural aspects a person has in their life. The con to my graduate program is the high cost of learning the above pros.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: ESL
Graduation Year: 2015

While living overseas in China, USC has been more than helpful when it comes to my needs. I've thoroughly enjoyed my experience with the school and its program. I do believe this scholarship will greatly help me as I continue to teach in China while attending school.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

My graduate program is teaching me to grow in my career. It is a great support for internship and they offer all the tools you need to enhance your career and pass your classes. The cons to my graduate program is that it is very expensive and time consuming.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: ESL
Graduation Year: 2015

My experiences with USC so far have been overwhelmingly positive. Anytime I have a question I know that I can call Student Support and someone will assist me. The use of technology at USC is incredible and shows that online learning can be as rigorous as an on campus program.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Non-Profit Management
Graduation Year: 2016

I can't wait to get started in my graduate program at USC. I have already been to campus several time and met staff and faculty members. They are genuinely interested in my success and the opportunities that are available for me to learn are cutting edge. This is a great school and I am so blessed to be able to attend.
3.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2015

Rossier School can be taken online or on campus. I like the flexibility of choosing which community I want to work at.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2017

Great faculty, valuable learning, very expensive but the network and research opportunities alone are worth it.
2.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

pros: - advancing my career goals - access to USC alumni networking - demanding work load - supportive faculty and student body - education through student organizations - leadership opportunities - collaboration with military veterans affairs - diverse perceptions on world issues - role model for younger generations in family cons: - high tuition - time consumption
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2016

I am just beginning my graduate program at USC. From the events I have attended, it seems like they offer so much support to their students. The environment is so great that I do not feel as intimidated as I thought I would be. I will be attending the satellite campus in San Diego and will definitely be saving money on parking! The big downside is the price tag! They do claim that they have a lot of assistance, so far all I've gotten are loans! That is why, I am trying to find assistance. I would love to stay with this program regardless of the price because they are extremely military-friendly and that is a HUGE plus for me being a Navy Spouse. A side from the price, USC: School of Social Work seems like a great graduate program.
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