Los Angeles skyline

Life in L.A.

Measuring the Metropolis


People Living in Greater L.A.


Languages Spoken


Funded L.A. Tech Startups


Animal Bones Found in the La Brea Tar Pits


Miles of Coastline


Registered Taco Trucks


Major Professional Sports Teams


Colleges and Universities


Tourists Visit L.A. Per Year

Never a Dull Moment

Whatever you seek out in your free time, you can find it in L.A.

It’s never boring here, and there’s always something to do for everyone. It’s also perfectly located so that you can drive to the beach, the city, and the mountains all in a day. Plus, you never have to worry about a musician or band not coming to your town.

Nicole Nishimori ’26, BS Neuroscience and BA Psychology
portrait of Nicole in a circle

Discovery at Your Fingertips

USC’s location grants students access to a world of possibility and exploration. In the immediate vicinity of University Park Campus, you’ll find world-class performance venues, crave-worthy eats, iconic L.A. institutions, and a vast diversity of urban life.

students at night outside of campus
people on beach trail walking and riding bikes mid day
los angeles observatory drone shot at dusk