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Division of Biostatistics Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California

  • Los Angeles, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 40%60%
    student ratio
  • 114
    total students
  • $31,240 | $31,240
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 59%
    acceptance rate
  • 5 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Epidemiology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Biostatistics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Molecular Epidemiology Master of Science (MS)
    • Applied Biostatistics/Epidemiology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

59% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 92
    • Accepted 55
    • Acceptance Rate 59
    • Enrolled 34
  • 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 May 15th May 15th Yes
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, minimum GPA of 3.5
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 submitCSS Profile and FAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 4
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students114
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students114
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian47%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian40%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander2%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty94
    • Full-time Percentage96%
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchClinical trials in ophthalmology and cancer research, methods of analysis for epidemiological studies, genetic epidemiology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,300,000

Location & Contact

Division of Biostatistics

Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Kiros Berhane

Director, Graduate Programs in Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Phone: 323-442-1994
Fax: 323-442-2993
Email: kiros@usc.edu

Mrs. Mary Trujillo

Student Advisor

Phone: 323-442-2633
Fax: 323-442-2993
Email: mtrujill@usc.edu



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