University of Southern California

Class Profile

At the USC Marshall School of Business, diversity, first and foremost, is about diversity of ideas. We believe the ability to arrive at solutions to business problems is directly related to having access to the greatest range of ideas, opinions and experiences. Our diverse student body offers unlimited opportunities for intellectual exchange, practical experience, and professional networking.

Class Size 160
Avg Age 29
Average Years of FT Work Experience 5
Percent Women 32%
Academic Profile 
Average GPA 3.1
Median GMAT 614
Undergraduate Majors 
Humanities and Social Science 43%
Business 23%
Engineering 16%
Economics 9%
Sciences 9%
Pre-MBA Career Industries 
Manufacturing 17%
Financial Services 16%
Media / Entertainment 11%
Real Estate10%
Petroleum / Energy / Utilities 7%
Pharma / Biotech / Healthcare 6%
Consumer Products 6%
Education / Nonprofit 6%
Technology 5%
Consulting 3%
Government / Military 3%
Other 10%

Representative Employers

Accretive Health
Automated Data Processing
Bank of America
Boston Consulting Group
Capital Group
Cathay Pacific Airways
City of Los Angeles – Department of Water and Power
Cushman & Wakefield
Del Taco, LLC
Edwards Lifesciences
First American Financial Corporation
Gartner, Inc.
Goldman Sachs
Guggenheim Partners
Intuitive Surgical
Irvine Company, LLC
JPMorgan Chase
Lockheed Martin
Los Angeles Galaxy
McMaster-Carr Supply Company
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Oaktree Capital Management
Riot Games
Southern California Edison
The Boeing Company
The Walt Disney Company
Tory Burch
United States Armed Forces
University of Southern California
Wedbush Securities
Wells Fargo