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Master of Professional Writing Program Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences University of Southern California

  • Los Angeles, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 57%43%
    student ratio
  • 97
    total students
  • $31,240 | $31,240
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 88%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Writing Master of Professional Writing (MPW)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 54
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

88% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 45
    • Accepted 40
    • Acceptance Rate 88
    • Enrolled 31
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st June 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$31,240
    • Out-of-state tuition *$31,240
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution 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 institution 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 availableTeaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students97
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students97
    • Part-time Percentage49%
    • Full-time Percentage51%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino14%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian65%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage24%
    • Part-time Percentage76%
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCreative writing including fiction, creative nonfiction, screenwriting, television writing, playwriting, poetry, Internet writing; publishing in electronic media; book and film reviewing; teaching
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Master of Professional Writing Program

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

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Ms. Brighde Mullins

Director

Phone: 213-740-4718
Fax: 213-740-5002
Email: bmullins@college.usc.edu

Mrs. Natalie Inouye

Student Service Advisor

Phone: 213-740-1384
Fax: 213-740-5002
Email: natalie.inouye@college.usc.edu



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