University of Southern California
Private research university in Los Angeles, California, United States
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The University of Southern California is a private research university in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1880 by Robert M. Widney, it is the oldest private research university in California. For the 2019–20 academic year, there were 20,500 students enrolled in four-year undergraduate programs, and 28,000 graduate and professional students in a number of programs, including business, law, film, engineering, occupational therapy, pharmacy, and medicine. USC is the largest private employer in the city of Los Angeles and generates $8 billion in economic impact on Los Angeles and California.
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Judge Signals Approval of U.S.C.’s $215 Million Settlement With Ex-Gynecologist’s PatientsMore than 18,000 women are expected to receive $2,500 to $250,000 from the University of Southern California.
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