University of Southern California


About Us

The University of Southern California is one of a small number of premier research institutions on which the nation depends for a steady stream of new knowledge, innovations and discovery. USC had $889 million in research expenditures in the 2018 fiscal year, is ranked second in the nation among all universities in the size of its federally funded computer science research program, and has the largest graduate program in science, engineering and health of all research universities.

Research at USC

Learn about research at USC and the university’s strategic plans.


Find out who’s leading the charge for research at the university.

Office of Research Services

The Office of Research offers a number of different services.

Office of Research Committees and Working Groups

The Office of Research works with various committees and groups.

School Research Websites

See what research is happening at each of USC’s schools.

Contact Us

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