Doctor of Philosophy in Policy, Planning, and Development Program School of Policy, Planning, and Development University of Southern California

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Policy, Planning, And Development (Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Doctorate, Thesis/Dissertation.


Entrance Requirements:
For Doctorate, GRE. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 600 Paper-Based; 250 Computer-Based; 100 Ibt).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 12/1 For Domestic And International Students.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
84 Applicants, 17% Accepted, 8 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
16 Full-Time (10 Women), 1 Part-Time; Includes 4 Minority (2 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 2 Hispanic Americans), 9 International.


51 Full-Time (12 Women), 74 Part-Time/Adjunct (26 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2009&Ndash;10, 61 Students Received Support, Including 60 Research Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $12,812 Per Year); Scholarships/Grants And Tuition Waivers (Full And Partial) Also Available. Financial Award Application Deadline: 12/1.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Jack H. Knott
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Phone: 213-740-0350
Fax: 213-740-5379

Contact Info
Marisol R. Gonzalez
Director of Recruitment and Admission
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Phone: 213-740-0550
Fax: 213-740-7573

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