School of Policy, Planning, and Development University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
1,020
total students
$31,240 | $31,240
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Not Reported
fall application deadline
Not Reported
acceptance rate
13 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Graduate Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Doctor of Policy, Planning, and Development (DPPD)
      Executive Master of Health Administration (EMHA)
      Executive Master of Leadership (EML)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Real Estate Development (JD/MRED)
      Master of Architecture/Master of Planning (M Arch/M Pl)
      Master of Business Administration/Master of Planning (MBA/M Pl)
      Master of Business Administration/Master of Real Estate Development (MBA/MRED)
      Master of Health Administration (MHA)
      Master of Health Administration/Master of Science (MHA/MS)
      Master of Landscape Architecture/Master of Planning (ML Arch/M Pl)
      Master of Planning (M Pl)
      Master of Planning/Master of Arts (M Pl/MA)
      Master of Planning/Master of Public Policy (M Pl/MPP)
      Master of Planning/Master of Real Estate Development (M Pl/MRED)
      Master of Planning/Master of Science (M Pl/MS)
      Master of Planning/Master of Social Work (M Pl/MSW)
      Master of Public Administration (MPA)
      Master of Public Administration/Juris Doctor (MPA/JD)
      Master of Public Administration/Master of Arts (MPA/MA)
      Master of Public Administration/Master of Arts in Jewish Communal Service (MPA/MAJCS)
      Master of Public Administration/Master of Planning (MPA/M Pl)
      Master of Public Administration/Master of Science (MPA/MS)
      Master of Public Administration/Master of Social Work (MPA/MSW)
      Master of Public Policy (MPP)
      Master of Public Policy and Management (MPPM)
      Master of Public Policy/Juris Doctor (MPP/JD)
      Master of Real Estate Development (MRED)
      Master of Science in Gerontology/Master of Public Administration (MSG/MPA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 321
    • Doctoral Degrees 17
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 34
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied Not Reported
    • Accepted Not Reported
    • Acceptance Rate Not Reported
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • 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 Not Reported Not Reported 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

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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students1020
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students1020
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Full-time Percentage76%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino17%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian46%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian22%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown5%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGovernance: effective institutions, leadership, management, healthy urban and place development, sustainability, community, public policy and planning, societal problem solving and analysis, demographic analysis, real estate growth management, transportation management
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Policy, Planning, and Development

University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Jack Knott

Head

Phone: 213-740-0350
Fax: 213-740-5379
Email: jhknott@usc.edu

Ms. Marisol Gonzalez

Director of Recruitment and Admission

Phone: 213-740-0550
Fax: 213-740-7573
Email: marisolr@usc.edu


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