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University of Southern California

Department of Classics

Los Angeles, CA

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University of Southern California

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 1

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 2 Foreign Languages
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Greek and Latin
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Greek and Latin

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17
Applied
5
Accepted
4
Enrolled
29%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.17%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.17%
Asian 4.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 4.17%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 1
Male (7)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Roman literature, Roman history, Greek tragedy, ancient rhetoric and oratory, Greek philosophy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA  90089
United States
Contact Prof. Thomas Habinek
Professor
Email: habinek@usc.edu
Phone: 213-821-5303
Fax: 213-740-7360

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