The Career Center collects information about USC undergraduate students’ post-graduation career outcomes. This tool allows users to review outcomes by employer and industries, graduate program and degrees, and salary.

First Destination

First Destination refers to the postgraduate plans of USC undergraduate students 6 months after graduation. USC undergraduate students’ pursuits include employment, continued education, entrepreneurship, volunteering, and more.

Top Employers

Of the over 5,000 organizations that partner with the USC Career Center to find full-time talent, the list of employers below comprises those that hired the most undergraduate students in the selected year.

Employment Industry and Function

Given USC is comprised of twenty-three colleges and schools, it is no surprise that the graph below reflects the myriad career interests of USC undergraduate students.

Starting Salary

Fully employed USC undergraduate students working in the U.S. self-reported the salary information below. These numbers do not include bonuses or other forms of compensation.

Employment Locations

A vast majority of USC undergraduate graduates chose to remain in the U.S. upon graduation.

United States


Top Universities

The list of universities below comprises those that enrolled the most USC undergraduate students in the selected year.

Degree Types

The graph below reflects the advanced degree path of USC undergraduate students.

Fields of Study

The graph below demonstrates the popular fields of studies for USC undergraduate students who continued education after obtaining their bachelor’s degrees.