The department of Sociology at the University of Southern California offers graduate students a vibrant academic environment in an exciting and diverse urban center. Our graduate students enjoy an exceptionally generous financial aid package. Upon graduation, our students take academic positions in research universities, liberal arts colleges, and other academic institutions. See a full list of our placements here.

To learn more about life as a USC graduate student, see what alumni have to say about the program and our graduate students’ recent publications, fellowships, and awards.

See program requirements and how to apply for more information.