Los Angeles, CA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
59%
41%
student ratio
49
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
6%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • American Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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 1 Foreign Language, Thesis Required and qualifying exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

6% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 165
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 6
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $85
    • Application Fee - International $85
    • 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 Yes
    • 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
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students49
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students49
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Full-time Percentage96%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino27%
    • Black / African American18%
    • White / Caucasian12%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian33%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInterdisciplinary study of race and ethnicity, regional focus on Los Angeles and the American West, multidisciplinary exploration of culture, interdisciplinary study of gender and sexuality
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of American Studies and Ethnicity

Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Prof. Macarena Gomez-Barris

Interim Chair/Associate Professor

Phone: 213-740-2426
Fax: 213-821-0409
Email: gomezbar@usc.edu

Ms. Kitty Lai

Graduate Staff Advisor

Phone: 213-740-2426
Fax: 213-821-0409
Email: kittylai@usc.edu

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