StudentsReview :: The University of Southern California
Search for Schools by Region

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
University of California -- Berkeley, CA
New York University -- New York, NY
Stanford University -- Stanford, CA

  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.

The University of Southern California

How this student rated the school
Survey is Blank
Describes the student body as: Arrogant

Describes the faculty as: Arrogant

Not so bright
Lowest Rating
Educational Quality
Highest Rating
Educational Quality
He cares more about Campus Aesthetics/Beauty than the average student.
Major: Education (This Major's Salary over time)
I have recently graduated from USC, and let me tell you, the students ( the majority of them) are rude and cold. I think it's the Los Angeles theme of being unfriendly. You may argue that LA is a big city..yada yada yada. But I've been to NYC, and even if some people are cold there, they are willing to socialize and strike up a conversation. In LA, as well as USC, students pretty much care about partying, partying and partying. It's all about "friends" who actually aren't really friends at all. The people in LA are shallow and fake. I also found students to be VERY RUDE and classless at football games. When I attended college football games in my homestate, you would applaud even for the visiting team. At USC, students and spectators "boo" the visitors and simply have no manners at all. I was shocked! Sometimes, I feel ashamed of being a Trojan, because of the reputation we have among other universities. In addition, students would place their feet on the back of my chair...and it really is disgusting. I guess I'm upset about Los Angeles and the lifestyle as a whole. But this is also HIGHLY reflected by USC itself. Furthermore, I recently saw the US News Report ranking. USC is climbing "steadily" (who knows...maybe the SAT #'s are tweaked a little). To be frank, I'd say UCLA (so called SC rival) is a better institute. I don't care if people call me a's the truth. I wish I went to UCLA. The studnts there are open minded and more compatible. I was also surprised to see a LOW ranking of USC when it comes to the international ranking! USC was ranked #56 (which I think is okay...but not great) as opposed to U Washington Seattle, UCLA and U Wisconsin Madison ranked WAY HIGHER than USC. So what I'm trying to get at for those of you who are thinking of attending USC, is to ask yourself whether you want to go to an institute serious about academics, or serious about using its network to get jobs. Don't get me wrong, networking is a great thing to get jobs. But I would rather depend on my institute and degree's reputation to get me a job, than using some kind of alumni network to get a job.
Ask a Question or add a response!
The University of Southern California
The University of Southern California

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
• How to choose the right college?
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
• Personality Type and College Choice
• A Free Application is a Good Application
• College Academic Survival Guide
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
• The Scoop on State Schools
• The Purpose of a Higher Education
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
• How to choose a college major
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
• Nailing the College Application Process
• What to do for a Successful Interview
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
• Starting College (General College Advice)
Earn $$
Write an Article for us!
About Us | Advertise! | Press
Send Comments/Suggestions to:

Copyright © 2000-2014. StudentsReview, All Rights Reserved.


Disclaimer: StudentsReview makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this site, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site. Furthermore, StudentsReview is not affiliated with any University or Institution.

All Universities in California (CA), College Search, College Rankings