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Writing for Screen and Television Division School of Cinematic Arts University of Southern California

  • Los Angeles, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 50%50%
    student ratio
  • 74
    total students
  • $31,240 | $31,240
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 17%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Film, Television, And Video Production Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 26
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 197
    • Accepted 35
    • Acceptance Rate 17
    • Enrolled 32
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $95
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • 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 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 9
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students74
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students74
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Full-time Percentage89%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races9%
    • Unknown14%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty68
    • Full-time Percentage22%
    • Part-time Percentage78%
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDramatic storytelling, new media content and distribution, television and film character development, theory of storytelling, interactive writing
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Writing for Screen and Television Division

School of Cinematic Arts
University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Jack Epps

Chair

Phone: 213-740-3303
Fax: 213-740-8035
Email: kburkett@cinema.usc.edu

Mr. Michael Lane

MFA Program Coordinator

Phone: 213-740-3303
Email: mlane@cinema.usc.edu



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