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The University of Southern California

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at USC

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringB+
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA
Art & Design DepartmentC-
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Chemical EngineeringA-
Civil EngineeringC
Computer EngineeringA
Computer ScienceB+
Electrical EngineeringA
Engineering DepartmentC+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcB-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Industrial Operations EngineeringA-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B-
Mechanical EngineeringB+
Music - Composition/TheoryB-
Music - PerformanceA
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceB-
Perfomance ArtsB-
Political ScienceB
PreDent and DentistryA+
PreLaw and LegalF
PreMed and MedicalA-
Public HealthA
Public PolicyA-
Urban PlanningA+

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University of Southern California
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Education Quality

... But if you're an undergrad I really don't think it matters, you get out of your education what you put in which is true for any college you go to...Read full comment
... The education I received at USC is nothing but exceptional ...Read full comment
... The University of Southern California offers a topnotch undergraduate education ...Read full comment
... When I graduated from high school, I had to decide between USC and Berkeley as my undergrad education ...Read full comment
... USC aims to teach you how to think critically and creatively, so make sure you are someone who wants that sort of education ...Read full comment
... I wanted a school that was spirited, provided a solid education, valued me as an individual, and set me up for excellent career oppportunitites ....Read full comment
... You can't slip anything past the professors and if you care at all about your education, you appreciate that ...Read full comment
... This is in line with a broader trend in higher education, so you will probably find that in most schools ...Read full comment
... USC = Mediocre education for a high rip-off price ...Read full comment
... USC is a lot of fun and educational - both of what you want ...Read full comment
... If you intend to pursue a whatsoever intellectually stimulating education, run as far away from USC as you possibly can ...Read full comment
... I was a student at USC as within the Education department ...Read full comment
... If you are like me and don't need to prove you can time manage, don't care much about working the system, don't care about your social life an...Read full comment
... Like students and alumns below me stated, USC is such an EXPENSIVE school for such MEDIOCRE education ...Read full comment
... USC is diverse, and this quality adds to the educational environment ...Read full comment
... law school, med school) or graduate school to further their education ...Read full comment
... The GE classes are a ploy for money, I am all for a well-rounded education, but if that was what they really wanted then they would have allowed...Read full comment
... I could get the same kind of education at a state college, minus the crap that Marshall dishes out to its students ...Read full comment
... Now, I'm a bit older and after spending some time in the service and in community college, I can say with all honesty that the University of Sout...Read full comment
... USC aims to teach you how to think critically and creatively, so make sure you are someone who wants that sort of education ...Read full comment
... And I wouldn't care so much if the faculty and education were at least decent, but the classes suck and the teachers would rather you flunk out ....Read full comment
... So i canged my major to COMM but now i am so sick of this awful money hungry school that i decided to cut my losses (of 36,000 for one year of tu...Read full comment
... To me that is the power of an 'SC education that you just don't get at other schools and people from other schools just don't get ...Read full comment
... My general education classes were all huge lectures, and with the exclusion of maybe one or two all of them were taught in a relatively superfici...Read full comment
... Overall I would highly recommend this school to anybody who is looking for a great educational experience and a fun time in a great place like LA...Read full comment
... Whatever your major, you are safe knowing that you will get a top notch education ...Read full comment
... But if you put yourself out there and take an active interest in your education, chances are you'll graduate with high honors and higher confiden...Read full comment
... USC is an over-priced institute for mediocre education ...Read full comment
... My advise : Go elsewhere for an education ...Read full comment
... I cant belive im suck here paying an outrageous 36,000 dollars a year on tuition for an education thats mediocre at best ...Read full comment
... Save you dough and pass on this over-priced, ivy league wanna-be school and go to an establishment where you WILL get a better education (Cali...Read full comment
... USC is an excellent school for education, but be wary of the social scene ...Read full comment
... All interaction done through TAs since they're the ones grading everything so forget about personal education ...Read full comment
... I felt the school combined an excellent educational environment along with many campus and community activities ...Read full comment
... Only a few students I know take their education seriously ...Read full comment
... On the other hand, my Gender Studies (General Education) class was really interesting and engaging, but most of the students in it were takign it...Read full comment
... So while USC might claim that undergraduate education is its first priority in its strategic plan (and it is), the same doesn't hold true for ma...Read full comment
... If you care about your education, or do not like living the life of Clueless, then this is NOT the school for you ...Read full comment
... I see the education here more on the vocational side, teaching you skills to get to work immediately post-grad with a perfect balance of human...Read full comment
... Now, I'm a bit older and after spending some time in the service and in community college, I can say with all honesty that the University of Sout...Read full comment
... Do not become distracted by amenities that will not help your education (ie football, greeks etc ...Read full comment
... I've worked with people with Ivy League degrees and they don't seem to have higher levels of education ...Read full comment
... If I wanted an average education I would have gone to some nameless school and saved thousands of dollars ...Read full comment
... Education: They really challenge you ...Read full comment
... In five years I received a great education, lifelong friends, and unforgettable memories that I will carry with me for the rest of my life ...Read full comment
... The chemistry department is awful, and the education level is low, students with extra time fight for office hours and get ahead, if this isn't y...Read full comment
... yet he just wrapped up his graduate education at ucla's prestigious anderson school of biz ...Read full comment
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