Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism University of Southern California

Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
75%
25%
student ratio
743
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
42%
acceptance rate
9 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Communication Management (JD/MCM)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Arts/Master of Science (MA/M Sc)
      Master of Communication Management (MCM)
      Master of Communication Management/Master of Arts in Jewish Communal Service (MCM/MAJCS)
      Master of Public Diplomacy (MPD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 297
    • Doctoral Degrees 18
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

42% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,429
    • Accepted 608
    • Acceptance Rate 42
    • Enrolled 330
  • 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 November 1st October 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, and letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 114 iBT) or IELTS (minimum score 8)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, 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 Students743
    • Female Percentage75%
    • Male Percentage25%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students743
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino16%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian51%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian12%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown5%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNot Reported
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$8,715,801

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

Associate Dean for Admissions

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


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