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

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
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
17%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees 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
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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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