U.S. News and World Report Ranks the School at No. 4 in Nation
Los Angeles, April 25, 2023 – The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy announced today that U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) has ranked it No. 4 among the nation’s public affairs schools for the 2023-2024 period. USNWR has ranked the USC Price School among its top 5 public affairs schools since 2016 and among its top 10 since 2008.
The USC Price School ranked No. 4 among 269 schools for its master’s programs in public affairs and administration. USC Price tied for No. 4 with two other schools: UC Berkeley and University of Michigan–Ann Arbor. The USC Price School was ranked No. 3 last year and No. 4 the prior year.
“We are honored that our peers continue to recognize the USC Price School as one of the best in class, just as we respect and admire their work,” said Dana Goldman, the school’s dean and C. Erwin & Ione L. Piper Chair. “There are many ways to measure our value, and this ranking is only one of them, but they all rely on the quality and dedication of our faculty and staff and the value of the degrees we confer.”
The USC Price School also received top-10 placements in several specialty programs:
#2 – Urban Policy
#8 – Health Policy and Management
#9 – Nonprofit Management
#10 – Public Management and Leadership
The rankings are based on peer assessments by deans, directors and department chairs. To see the full list of USNWR rankings, please visit: www.usnews.com/grad
About University of Southern California (USC) Sol Price School of Public Policy
The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy has been improving the quality of life for people and their communities for more than 90 years. We fulfill our mission through research conducted by our faculty and 14 research centers, community engagement and education that prepares our graduates to solve major societal problems.