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Division of Astronautics and Space Technology Viterbi School of Engineering University of Southern California

  • Los Angeles, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 21%79%
    student ratio
  • 118
    total students
  • $31,240 | $31,240
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 57%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Astronautical Engineering Graduate Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Engineer (Engr)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 49
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 87
    • Accepted 50
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 35
  • 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 1st December 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE General Test
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended

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 submitCSS Profile and FAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students118
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students118
    • Part-time Percentage76%
    • Full-time Percentage24%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian66%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian12%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage40%
    • Part-time Percentage60%
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSpace technology, space science and applications, space instrumentation, advanced propulsion, fundamental processes in gases and plasmas
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$660,973

Location & Contact

Division of Astronautics and Space Technology

Viterbi School of Engineering
University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Daniel Erwin

Chair

Phone: 213-821-5817
Email: info@astronautics.usc.edu

Ms. Marrietta Penoliar

Student Advisor

Phone: 213-821-4234
Email: marriett@usc.edu



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