University of Southern California

University of Southern California is one of 231 universities included in U-Multirank for United States. University of Southern California is a very large private university located in Los Angeles. It was founded in 1880. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the University of Southern California is a comprehensive institution. It is characterised by a high percentage of international students. As made clear by its sunburst chart – a snapshot illustration of the university’s performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 10 ‘A’ (very good) scores. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

University of Southern California
University Park Campus
CA 90089 Los Angeles
United States

http://www.usc.edu/

Compare University of Southern California to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

Explanation for sunburst
Teaching & Learning
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Bachelor graduation rate

0.0

100.0

Masters graduation rate

0.0

100.0

Graduating on time (bachelors)

76.54

%

0.0

100.0

Graduating on time (masters)

0.0

100.0

Relative BA graduate unemployment

Relative MA graduate unemployment

Relative graduate unemployment long first degree

Graduating on time (long first degree)

Graduation rate long first degree

Research
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Citation rate

1.41

0.08

2.53

Research publications (absolute numbers)

17,370

1.0

67252.0

Research publications (size-normalised)

0.37

0.0

13.53

External research income

330.36

0.0

282.88

Art related output

0.0

1.99

Top cited publications

15.8

%

0.0

34.2

Interdisciplinary publications

10.9

0.0

24.6

Post-doc positions

0.0

100.0

Publication output

Strategic research partnerships

0.0

5823.0

Professional publications

0.0

4589.01

Knowledge Transfer
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Co-publications with industrial partners

7.4

%

0.0

29.9

Income from private sources

200.4

0.0

236.5

Patents awarded (absolute numbers)

435

0.0

2416.0

Patents awarded (size-normalised)

9.22

0.0

483.1

Industry co-patents

8.3

%

0.0

100.0

Spin-offs

0.0

222.2

Publications cited in patents

3

%

0.0

5.2

Income from continuous professional development

0.0

100.0

Graduate companies

0.0

81.5

International Orientation
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Foreign language bachelor programmes

0.0

100.0

Foreign language master programmes

0.0

100.0

Student mobility

0.0

1.0

International academic staff

0.95

%

0.0

100.0

International joint publications

38.7

%

8.3

91.4

International doctorate degrees

17.49

%

0.0

100.0

Foreign language long first degree programmes

Regional Engagement
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Bachelor graduates working in the region

Master graduates working in the region

Student internships in the region

0.0

100.0

Regional joint publications

34.7

%

0.0

84.5

Income from regional sources

31.61

%

0.0

100.0

Strategic research partnerships in the region

0.0

100.0

General
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Female students bachelor

Female students master

Female professors

Female academic staff

Where to study in United States

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