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Spaces Room Type Room Code Occupancy 2023-2024 Rate / Person
84 Three-bedroom 3B3P Three person $1,430/Month
Spaces84Room TypeThree-bedroom Room Code3B3POccupancyThree person Rate / Person$1,430
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Floor Plan
USC offers a wide-variety of floor plans. This floor plan is typical, though the actual layout and dimensions will vary among buildings that share this plan. Where the exact plan for a room type was not available, the closest approximation was used. Some items shown are for decorative purposes and not included in the room or apartment.
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Sierra primarily houses PhD candidates in the Viterbi School of Engineering, offering them the opportunity to study and live together in a three bedroom format in which each resident has their own bedroom while sharing the bathroom, kitchen and living room. The buildings air-conditioned apartments include new, modern furniture throughout, remodeled kitchens and bathrooms and premium amenities such as faux wood floors, colored accent walls, dual-pane sound-blocking windows and updated window shades.

Features & Amenities

The building has a lounge for residents to relax in. A spacious patio with tables, chairs and multiple barbecues is a great outdoor gathering place.

Sierra is home to the area’s housing customer service center.

Residents of Sierra will have the Graduate Full Year contract, beginning in early August and ending in late July.


The ground floor garage offers both car and secured bicycle parking. The USC bus stops rights in front of the building, so it's easy to get to campus.

Housing Programs

Graduate Housing Program: Viterbi School of Engineering PhD program