USC Price School of Public Policy

B.S. in Urban Studies and Planning Research Opportunities

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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:

  • An exploration of the impact that the Olympic Games have on the cities that host them
  • A comparison of past and present multifamily housing design to inform future housing production in Los Angeles
  • A study of the central train system in Brisbane, Australia, focusing on urban renewal strategy

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 »