USC School of Architecture
Founded in 1925, the USC School of Architecture has a distinguished faculty of practicing professionals and scholarly researchers specializing in design, history and technology, including winners of the Pritzker Architecture Prize and Rome Prize. The percentage of Fellows of the American Institute of Architecture (FAIA) and Distinguished Professors of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture is the highest of any school of architecture in the U.S.
The school strives to give its students a competitive edge with advanced knowledge and skills, as well as provide programs that address the global need for creative responses to increasing urban density. Superb facilities include a library with one of the most comprehensive architectural collections in the U.S. In addition, the diverse natural environments of Southern California and the urban core of Los Angeles serve as an ideal laboratory and resource.