Welcome, USC Architecture Alumni

Stay connected to USC Architecture long after graduation through a variety of alumni events, volunteer opportunities, our quarterly alumni newsletter and more.


The School’s legacy is defined by the value our graduates contribute to the future of the profession – and to our world. Throughout our 100-year history, the USC School of Architecture has graduated more than 6,850 alumni. Many have and continue to influence and shape the built environment, advancing the industry and the future of design.

Rita Cofield (MHC ’21) doesn’t need to look far to use her new Master of Heritage Conservation degree. A lifelong resident of L.A.’s Watts neighborhood, she’s working to protect a building (designed by USC Architecture alumni) in her own backyard.
Warren H. Lortie, ’66, of Newport Beach, California renewed his generosity to the School of Architecture with a new major gift to support graduate student aid.
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry sat down virtually with Dean Milton S. F. Curry to chat about his work and issues he’s passionate about in the field of architecture.
Recent Alumni Quick Facts
  • 6,850


  • 91%

    found full-time employment within 6 months after graduation

  • 67%

    had full-time summer internships while at USC

  • 48%

    found their job through the USC Architecture Trojan Network

  • 39%

    are now senior-level leadership within their practices

  • 10%

    have been promoted to partner or principal in their practices or have started their own firms