95
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Southern California / Program in Communication is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Groups, organizations and networks
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) New media and technology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Information, political economy and entertainment
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Culture and community
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Global and transnational communication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rhetoric, politics and public media
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health communication and social dynamics

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

144
Applied
21
Accepted
16
Enrolled
15%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume or curriculum vitae, scholarly writing, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 114
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 8
TWE: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

95
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.32%
Black or African American 5.26%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.26%
Unknown 3.16%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (74%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computer-mediated communication, public health campaigns, communication democracy and the public sphere, new communication technologies in organizations, communication and community
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA  90089
United States
Contact Dr. Peter Monge
Director of the PhD Program
Email: monge@usc.edu
Phone: 213-740-0921