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Studying English at the USC Language Academy



Your Academic Life

From beginning to advanced levels, our instruction is designed to help you succeed in the university classroom and in everyday life. Your English will improve rapidly through everyday use in our small, dynamic and fast-paced classes taught by highly qualified faculty.


Your University Life

Academy students enjoy all of the facilities at the University of Southern California, including on-campus classrooms, housing, computer labs, libraries, a gym and a swimming pool. Being part of the USC community will expose you to American university life and prepare you for your future studies, personal or professional endeavors. Our staff will help you become involved on camous as an active member of the famous Trojan Family.

About the University of Southern California


The University of Southern California is one of the most presigious private research universities in the U.S. On a beautiful campus near downtown Los Angeles, more than 37,000 students study at USC. The university is home to more than 7,500 international students from more than 150 countries.

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Your City Life

Surrounded by one of the most international and stimulating areas in the world (Southern California), you have the opportunity to explore American culture in the diverse global communities of Los Angeles. Enjoy the sights, outdoor activities, food and flavor of L.A. during your unforgettable stay.

About Los Angeles

Los Angeles, with an exceptionally diverse population of nearly ten million people in the metro area, is the nation's second largest city. At the crossroads of the Pacific Rim, L.A. has the busiest seaport in the U.S. and is home to industries that cater to the entire globe. Best known for arts and entertainment, L.A. is also famous for its business and management sectors, aerospace industry, international trade and wholesale companies.

L.A. is popular for its vibrant lifestyle along with many cultural, historical and recreational sites. You can visit beautiful beaches, explore the fine art collection of the Getty Center, shop on Rodeo DRive, enjoy the music of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Disney Concert Hall, experience the thrills of Disneyland, or watch one of our professionla sports teams play down the street at the Staples Center. It is easy to get caught up in the excitement of the "City of Angeles."

Los Angeles has a moderate climate. Generally the weather is warm and dry in all seasons, with 325 days of sunshine each year.

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Your Value

The total program fee is less than half the cost of regular USC tuition and includes:
• Full-time instruction
• Textbooks and course materials
• Health insurance, immunization testing and treatment
• Use of USC Student Health Center with USC faculty physicians
• Weekly activities at reduced or no cost
• Access to campus facilities
• Student services including academic counseling, USC ID card, e-mail, orientation program and closing ceremony
• Express mail of admission materials
• Airport shuttle van pick up

Your University Experience in Los Angeles

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USC Language Academy

950 West Jefferson Blvd. JEF Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1292
Telephone: 213-740-0080 • Fax: 213-740-0088

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