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University of Southern California

University of Southern California

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The University of Southern California (often referred to as USC) is a private research university located in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1880, USC is California's oldest private research university and has historically educated a large number of the region's business leaders and professionals. USC has the largest number of international students of any university in the United States.

As of 2011, USC enrolls 17,414 students in its four-year undergraduate program. USC is also home to 20,596 graduate and professional students in a number of different programs, including business, law, social work, and medicine. The university has a "very high" level of research activity and received $560.9 million in sponsored research from 2009 to 2010.

USC's sports teams, the Trojans, compete in the NCAA Pacific-12 Conference. They have won 94 NCAA team championships and 361 NCAA individual championships. Trojan athletes have won 287 medals at the Olympic games (135 golds, 87 silvers and 65 bronzes), which is more than any other U.S. university.

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