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Division of Critical Studies School of Cinematic Arts University of Southern California

  • Los Angeles, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 61%39%
    student ratio
  • 88
    total students
  • $31,240 | $31,240
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 11%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Cinema-Television (Critical Studies) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Cinema-Television Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 15
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

11% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 299
    • Accepted 33
    • Acceptance Rate 11
    • Enrolled 20
  • 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 DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 2
    • 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, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students88
    • Female Percentage61%
    • Male Percentage39%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students88
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Full-time Percentage99%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino11%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian57%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage73%
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTransnational cinema, race and cultural studies, global media, television studies, digital media, feminist studies
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$200,000

Location & Contact

Division of Critical Studies

School of Cinematic Arts
University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Akira Lippit

Chair

Phone: 213-740-3334
Fax: 213-740-9471
Email: lippit@usc.edu

Kim Greene

Program Coordinator

Phone: 213-740-7515
Fax: 213-740-9471



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