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

  • Los Angeles, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 63%37%
    student ratio
  • 108
    total students
  • $31,240 | $31,240
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 4%
    acceptance rate
  • 6 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Brain And Cognitive Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Developmental Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Social Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Human Behavior Master of Human Behavior (MHB)
    • Quantitative Methods Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Clinical Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees 12
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and one-year internship (for clinical science students)
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

4% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 543
    • Accepted 27
    • Acceptance Rate 4
    • Enrolled 14
  • 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 Not Reported
    • 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
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended, 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, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students108
    • Female Percentage63%
    • Male Percentage37%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students108
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian60%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian20%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty49
    • Full-time Percentage69%
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Female Percentage39%
    • Male Percentage61%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAffective neuroscience; children and families; vision, culture and ethnicity; intergroup relations; aggression and violence; language and reading development; substance abuse
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Psychology

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

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Margaret Gatz

Chair and Professor

Phone: 213-740-2212
Fax: 213-746-9028
Email: gatz@usc.edu

Ms. Irene Takaragawa

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 213-740-2205
Fax: 213-746-9082
Email: itakarag@usc.edu



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