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The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is comprised of eight academic departments and several programs serving approximately 2,400 undergraduate and 4,800 graduate students. Viterbi students enjoy state-of-the-art laboratories, classrooms, and live Internet broadcast systems. We have 174 tenure-track faculty, with 59 endowed chairs and professorships.

The school's unique undergraduate and graduate programs lead to the bachelor of science, master of science and doctor of philosophy degrees in engineering; extend the frontiers of engineering knowledge; stimulate and encourage in students qualities of scholarship, leadership, and character; serve the city, the state, the nation and the world by providing for the continuing education of engineers; and offer professional engineering leadership training toward the solution of community, regional, national and global problems.


Academic News

Fast Capture Makes You The Avatar
April 10, 2014
With a $100 device, a USC Viterbi team can put you in a 3D video game
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USC Games Ranked #1 in Both Graduate & Undergraduate Game Design
March 11, 2014
The Princeton Review ranks the USC Viterbi - USC Cinematic Arts graduate game design program #1 in the US and Canada for 5th year in a row
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Science Magazine: Students Switching to STEM
February 25, 2014
Studies show students like Leah Gum switching to STEM majors
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