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

  • Los Angeles, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 64%36%
    student ratio
  • 208
    total students
  • $31,240 | $31,240
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 64%
    acceptance rate
  • 10 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Master of Public Administration/Master of Science (MPA/MS)
      Master of Public Administration/Master of Arts in Jewish Communal Service (MPA/MAJCS)
      Master of Public Administration/Juris Doctor (MPA/JD)
      Master of Public Administration/Master of Planning (MPA/M Pl)
      Master of Public Administration/Master of Arts (MPA/MA)
      Master of Public Administration/Master of Social Work (MPA/MSW)
    • Public Management Graduate Certificate
    • Political Management Graduate Certificate
    • Public Administration Master of Public Administration (MPA)
    • Nonprofit Management And Policy Graduate Certificate
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 71
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Capstone, internship
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

64% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 297
    • Accepted 191
    • Acceptance Rate 64
    • Enrolled 90
  • 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 November 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Tuition Waivers, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students208
    • Female Percentage64%
    • Male Percentage36%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students208
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Full-time Percentage82%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino18%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian44%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian17%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

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

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCollaborative governance and decision-making, nonprofit management, environmental management, institutional analysis, local government, civic engagement
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$6,160,914

Location & Contact

Master of Public Administration Program

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

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Shui Tang

Director

Phone: 213-740-0379
Fax: 213-740-0001
Email: stang@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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