Los Angeles, CA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
75%
25%
student ratio
95
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
14%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • 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)
    • Health Communication And Social Dynamics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Health Communication]
    • Global And Transnational Communication Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Rhetoric, Politics And Public Media Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Rhetoric]
    • Culture And Community Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 21
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

14% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 144
    • Accepted 21
    • Acceptance Rate 14
    • Enrolled 16
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $90
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, resume or curriculum vitae, scholarly writing, and 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based, TWE recommended

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Health Care Benefits, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students95
    • Female Percentage75%
    • Male Percentage25%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students95
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian36%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown or International Student43%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchComputer-mediated communication, public health campaigns, communication democracy and the public sphere, new communication technologies in organizations, communication and community
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Communication

Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Peter Monge

Director of the PhD Program

Phone: 213-740-0921
Email: monge@usc.edu

Ms. Allyson Hill

Associate Dean for Admissions

Phone: 213-821-0770
Fax: 213-740-1933
Email: ascadm@usc.edu

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