You are about to begin your undergraduate studies in the dynamic fields of communication, journalism and public relations — disciplines that are shaping how we live, work, learn and consider our future in powerful ways. We hope you will join our vibrant community of distinguished scholars, industry experts and high-achieving students, all of whom will drive you to excel both academically and professionally.

Together, we will inquire, innovate and lead at the global crossroads of media, technology and culture. I look forward to sharing this journey with you.

Willow Bay
Dean, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Walter H. Annenberg Chair in Communication

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your journey

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LEARN
at the center of media, technology and culture

USC Annenberg will prepare you to thrive in industries that are undergoing constant transformation. We are located in the heart of Los Angeles, where technology, entertainment, arts and culture are experiencing vibrant growth. With this dynamic city as a laboratory for scholarship and practice, you will engage with leaders, ideas, and technology from each of our disciplines.

100+
museums, including the Broad Center and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles.
500+
tech-based companies such as Snap Inc., TikTok, Spotify, Netflix, and more.
1 in 6
L.A. residents work in a creative industry.

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Forge new
PATHS

At USC Annenberg, we teach you to defy boundaries by translating your innovative ideas into action. From day one, you will be working in real newsroom environments, conducting your own research projects, and devising solutions to the greatest challenges the industries of communication, journalism, and public relations and advertising face today.

Reaching for the stars

As Blue Origin’s first communications intern, public relations major Ian Solano put his skills to the test during the July launch of the New Shepard spacecraft.

Building a toolkit for success

As part of her role as USC’s TikTok campus rep, communication major Brianna Seaberg jumps into all of the opportunities available to her.

Innovating with immersive tech

JOVRNALISM students collaborate with ABC Owned Television Stations to produce stories about little-known histories of marginalized groups.

Advocating for change

Progressive degree alumna Vanessa “Vanni” Le acquires the skills to be adaptable and successful in the nonprofit field.

 

 

 

 

2,196
jobs and internships posted on Annenberg Career Link in 2020–21.

 

100+
career development events each year, including series such as Lunch with a Leader and Career Treks to meet industry executives.

ADVANCE
your opportunities for success

USC Annenberg’s student support is unparalleled. Our academic advisers, who offer one-on-one guidance, are dedicated to encouraging your academic, professional and personal growth, and mentoring and peer-support groups are available as well. In a competitive job market, our career development team provides exclusive opportunities to connect with potential employers. Our career-focused study abroad programs allow you to immerse yourself in new cultures and diverse perspectives. View all USC Annenberg events.

2,196
jobs and internships posted on Annenberg Career Link in 2020–21.

100+
career development events each year, including series such as Lunch with a Leader and Career Treks to meet industry executives.
240 faculty
Our faculty cultivate a rigorous academic environment that positions you at the forefront of best practice, thought leadership and emerging research.
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1,400+ undergraduate students
Study and work in the company of enterprising students, who reflect the broad diversity of the world you are preparing to transform.
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20k+ alumni
With countless opportunities to tap into and give back to our alumni network, your membership in the USC Annenberg Trojan Family is worldwide and lifelong.
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ENGAGE
with our community

The Trojan Family is known for its lifelong and worldwide connections and networking opportunities. Our faculty, students, staff and alumni make up a community of today’s best thinkers and tomorrow’s leaders, and are deeply invested in ensuring your USC Annenberg experience is the best it can be.

240 faculty
Our faculty cultivate a rigorous academic environment that positions you at the forefront of best practice, thought leadership and emerging research.
Meet the faculty >

1,400+ undergraduate students
Study and work in the company of enterprising students, who reflect the broad diversity of the world you are preparing to transform.

20k+ alumni
With countless opportunities to tap into and give back to our alumni network, your membership in the USC Annenberg Trojan Family is worldwide and lifelong.

See our school

Explore USC Annenberg’s world-class facilities with 360-degree views of spaces throughout our two buildings, including our state-of-the-art media center and Digital Lounge. Learn more about how to navigate our virtual tour.

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CREATE
your student experience

As a USC Annenberg student, you can customize your experience to your needs and goals. Expand your academic purview with hands-on research and practice opportunities, or gain experience and network through student organizations.

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