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The Graduate School at a Glance

With more than 250 graduate degree programs, we help ensure a fulfilling experience for all graduate students at the university. You'll have access to personalized academic support and faculty collaborations that foster knowledge, innovation and creativity. We help fund your graduate student experience through fellowships and travel grants, and design collaborative initiatives to enhance your professional and academic development.

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  • Infographic: 5987 Students
  • Infographic: 2,695 Degrees Awarded
  • Infographic: 32 Average Age of Graduate Student
  • Infographic: 31% Doctoral Students who are International
  • Infographic: 34 professional development events held annually
  • Infographic: 38% Male Students, 62% Female Students
  • Infographic: 60% of full-time grad students are awarded assistantships
  • Infographic: 209 degree & certificate programs
  • Infographic: 22% of the USC-Columbia's student body is made up of grad & professional students.

Statistics are from the most recent available academic year.