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

  • Los Angeles, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 55%45%
    student ratio
  • 122
    total students
  • $31,240 | $31,240
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 71%
    acceptance rate
  • 12 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Master of Planning/Master of Arts (M Pl/MA)
      Master of Planning/Master of Real Estate Development (M Pl/MRED)
      Master of Landscape Architecture/Master of Planning (ML Arch/M Pl)
      Master of Planning/Master of Public Policy (M Pl/MPP)
      Master of Business Administration/Master of Planning (MBA/M Pl)
      Master of Planning/Master of Social Work (M Pl/MSW)
      Master of Architecture/Master of Planning (M Arch/M Pl)
      Master of Public Administration/Master of Planning (MPA/M Pl)
      Master of Planning/Master of Science (M Pl/MS)
    • Sustainable Cities Graduate Certificate
    • Transportation Systems Graduate Certificate
    • Urban Planning Master of Planning (M Pl)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 40
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and internship
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

71% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 259
    • Accepted 185
    • Acceptance Rate 71
    • Enrolled 74
  • 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 December 15th December 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, GMAT
    • 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 submitCSS Profile and FAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Tuition Waivers, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students122
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students122
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Full-time Percentage93%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino13%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian53%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian21%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

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

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTransportation and infrastructure, comparative international development, healthy communities, social economic development, sustainable community planning
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$6,160,914

Location & Contact

Master of Planning Program

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

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Tridib Banerjee

Director, Graduate Programs in Urban Planning

Phone: 213-740-4724
Fax: 213-740-5379
Email: tbanerje@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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