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

  • Los Angeles, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 47%53%
    student ratio
  • 43
    total students
  • $31,240 | $31,240
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 39%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Urban And Regional Planning Doctor of Policy, Planning, and Development (DPPD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Project
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

39% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 41
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 39
    • Enrolled 13
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $85
    • Application Fee - International $85
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Part-time Percentage60%
    • Full-time Percentage40%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino14%
    • Black / African American12%
    • White / Caucasian53%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander2%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty151
    • Full-time Percentage34%
    • Part-time Percentage66%
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%

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
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$6,160,914

Location & Contact

Doctor of Policy, Planning, and Development Program

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

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Elizabeth Graddy

Vice Dean and Professor

Phone: 213-740-5725
Fax: 213-740-5379
Email: graddy@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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