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Locational Advantage

Marshall is located at the heart of Los Angeles and Southern California, giving students access to the people and places that make the region a global force. As one of the world’s most dynamic, diverse and successful business centers, Los Angeles is equal parts international trendsetter and cultural crossroads. Students at Marshall are immersed in a vibrant international city that is a major player in emerging economies across the Pacific Rim.The University of Southern California, one of the world’s leading private research universities, offers a global outlook as well as close ties with the local community, providing opportunities to gain real-world experience while making a lasting impact.

Students also benefit from an array of experiences beyond the campus. Within a few miles of campus are:

  • Downtown Los Angeles’ world-renowned museums, concert halls and theaters
  • LA Live! premier entertainment center with sports and  music venues, night clubs, restaurants, a bowling alley, a museum and movie theaters
  • Storied night clubs featuring everything from jazz to hip-hop to salsa
  • Small theaters, trendy shops and restaurants serving food from around the world Sports fans enjoy the proximity of:
    • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (home of USC football, Los Angeles Rams and past Olympics)
    • Staples Center (Los Angeles Lakers, Clippers and Kings)
    • Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles Dodgers)

World-famous attractions within driving distance include:

  • The Getty Center
  • Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Disneyland
  • The Norton Simon Museum of Art Of course, adventure seekers and fans of the outdoors will find no shortage of beaches, national parks and, yes, snow within driving distance.

Los Angeles truly has it all — and Marshall stands at its center. Click on an image for a slideshow.