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Sonny Astani Department of Civil Engineering Viterbi School of Engineering University of Southern California

  • Los Angeles, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 27%73%
    student ratio
  • 271
    total students
  • $31,240 | $31,240
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 43%
    acceptance rate
  • 15 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Engineering Technology Commercialization Graduate Certificate
    • Sustainable Cities Graduate Certificate
    • Transportation Systems Graduate Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Computer-Aided Engineering Graduate Certificate
      Master of Engineering (ME)
    • Environmental Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Civil Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Construction Management Master of Construction Management (MCM)
    • Structural Design Master of Engineering (ME)
    • Environmental Quality Management Master of Engineering (ME)
    • Applied Mechanics Master of Science (MS)
    • Water And Waste Management Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 74
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

43% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 541
    • Accepted 235
    • Acceptance Rate 43
    • Enrolled 100
  • 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 DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 Students271
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students271
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Full-time Percentage70%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian52%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian34%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty51
    • Full-time Percentage31%
    • Part-time Percentage69%
    • Female Percentage14%
    • Male Percentage86%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGeotechnical engineering, transportation engineering, structural engineering, construction management, environmental engineering, water resources
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,020,395

Location & Contact

Sonny Astani Department of Civil Engineering

Viterbi School of Engineering
University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Jean-Pierre Bardet

Chair

Phone: 213-740-0603
Fax: 213-744-1426
Email: ceedept@usc.edu

Ms. Jennifer Gerson

Director of Student Affairs

Phone: 213-740-0573
Fax: 213-740-8662
Email: jgerson@usc.edu



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