USC Price School of Public Policy

B.S. in Public Policy Research Opportunities


USC Price School students gain access to exceptional research opportunities, particularly through the school’s Student Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program. Students often collaborate on studies with a Price faculty member. Recent projects include:

  • Female empowerment and adolescent health and well-being in Ghana and South Africa
  • An exploration of the positive and negative impacts of privatization on Spain’s health system
  • A study to advance cancer screening guidelines, designed and administered with 6,000 primary health care providers
  • A comparison of the nutrition resource environment in South Los Angeles with the nutrition resource environment of the Garment District in New York City

Student Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)

SURE provides USC Price students a tremendous opportunity to conduct funded research in collaboration with a Price faculty member. This research can be completed in a domestic or international environment throughout the year. Learn more »

Wong Interdisciplinary Research Fellowship

The Wong Fellowship affords Price students the opportunity to conduct interdisciplinary research in collaboration with a Price faculty member. Students who wish to pursue independent study opportunities or applied research projects that explore the intersections of architecture and/or business, and public policy, urban planning and development are strongly encouraged to apply. Learn more »