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Political Science and International Relations PhD Program Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences University of Southern California

  • Los Angeles, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 47%53%
    student ratio
  • 53
    total students
  • $31,240 | $31,240
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 12%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 14
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees V, Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

12% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 117
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 12
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $85
    • Application Fee - International $85
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (minimum score 1000)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students53
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students53
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino24%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian42%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races9%
    • Unknown16%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty29
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAmerican politics, foreign policy analysis, international political economy, race/ethics politics, security studies
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Political Science and International Relations PhD Program

Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Prof. Saori Katada

Director

Phone: 213-740-8542
Email: skatada@usc.edu

Ms. Veridiana Chavarin

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 213-740-1695
Email: vchavari@usc.edu



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