University of Southern California


USC Sol Price School of Public Policy

The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy consistently ranks among the nation’s top 10 graduate schools according to U.S. News and World Report, and engages in solving some of the most critical issues facing our world today. Through an interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral approach to public problem solving, Price School faculty, students and alumni work to improve the quality of life for people and their communities, both in the United States and abroad.


Jack H. Knott

Contact Information

USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California 90089-0626
(213) 740-6842


School of Citizenship and Public Administration, 1929
School of Planning and Urban Studies, 1974
School of Policy, Planning, and Development, 1998


70 full-time faculty
250 total faculty

Undergraduate Students


Graduate Students

1,166 (masters and executive masters)

Doctoral Students


Degrees and Programs Offered