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Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism University of Southern California

  • Los Angeles, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 74%26%
    student ratio
  • 782
    total students
  • $31,240 | $31,240
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Communication Management (JD/MCM)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Communication Management (MCM)
      Professional Master's (PMS)
      Master of Communication Management/Master of Arts in Jewish Communal Service (MCM/MAJCS)
      Master of Arts/Master of Science (MA/M Sc)
      Master of Public Diplomacy (MPD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 308
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

44% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,368
    • Accepted 607
    • Acceptance Rate 44
    • Enrolled 255
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $85
    • Application Fee - International $85
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (or GMAT for communication management program only), resume, writing samples, letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose, portfolio of professional work samples (specialized journalism only)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, resume or curriculum vitae, scholarly writing, letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose, interest survey
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 114 iBT) or IELTS

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$31,240
    • Out-of-state tuition *$31,240
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$600.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students782
    • Female Percentage74%
    • Male Percentage26%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students782
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino13%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian55%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian12%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty136
    • Full-time Percentage54%
    • Part-time Percentage46%
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNot Reported
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,613,631

Location & Contact

Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Ernest Wilson

Dean

Phone: 213-740-6180
Fax: 213-740-3772
Email: ascdean@usc.edu

Ms. Allyson Hill

Assistant Dean and Director of Admissions

Phone: 213-821-0770
Fax: 213-740-1933
Email: ascadm@usc.edu



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