The University of Southern California is a private research university in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1880, it is the oldest private research university in California. For the 2018–19 academic year, there were 20,000 students enrolled in four-year undergraduate programs. USC also has 27,500 graduate and professional students in a number of different programs, including business, law, engineering, social work, occupational therapy, pharmacy, and medicine. It is the largest private employer in the city of Los Angeles, and generates $8 billion in economic impact on Los Angeles and California.
Many of the parents charged in the college admissions scandal went to elite universities like Harvard, Yale and Cornell. Some of the parents continued their education, going to law school or business..
A source told CNN that actress Lori Loughlin felt she had no other option but to plead not guilty in the college admissions scandal. The source said, "Lori doesn't understand why she's getting so much..