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Stroll the world-class university campus of USC

The University of Southern California’s main campus boasts tree-lined pedestrian walkways, beautiful fountains and rich architectural history. Founded in 1880, USC is the state’s oldest private research university. Far from its humble beginnings of only 53 students, USC today is educating more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is regularly ranked a top 25 university in the nation.

The Radisson Los Angeles Midtown is centrally located in downtown Los Angeles and adjacent to the USC campus, making us the perfect hotel for prospective students coming for a campus tour, parents and grandparents flying in for a visit or visitors who want to enjoy campus events.

History of the University of Southern California
The university was founded in 1880 when Los Angeles had no paved streets, electric lights or telephones. Four years later, the University of Southern California graduated its first class of three students.

Today, the university is a non-profit, private research university educating promising young leaders from across the globe. World leaders spanning continents and sectors call USC their alma mater, including such luminaries as astronaut Neil Armstrong and Star Wars’ creator George Lucas.

Athletics and events at the University of Southern California
The University of Southern California is a powerhouse of athletic accomplishment. Both men's and women's teams regularly achieve top honors in sports, including basketball, baseball, football, rowing, golf, water polo, swimming, tennis and more. USC’s Trojans have won 123 team national championships. Since 1904, Trojans have entered the Olympics, taking home hundreds of medals.

The Radisson is a prime location for guests attending sporting events at the school's main campus. The USC Trojans football team hosts its games at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, just minutes from the hotel. Trojan basketball and volleyball games are at the nearby Galen Center. Make us your home while visiting USC and discover the convenience and comfort of the Radisson at USC.