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University of Southern California

Department of Economics

Los Angeles, CA

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University of Southern California

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Planning/Master of Arts (M Pl/MA)
Master of Arts/Juris Doctor (MA/JD)
Master of Arts (MA) Economic development programming
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economic development programming
Master of Science (MS) Mathematical finance

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 34
Doctoral Degrees 9

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 Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

417
Applied
80
Accepted
40
Enrolled
19%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 93

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

112
Total Graduate Students
79%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.79%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 9
Male (27)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Macro theory, development economics, econometrics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA  90089
United States
Contact Prof. Simon Wilkie
Chair
Email: swilkie@usc.edu
Phone: 213-740-8335
Fax: 213-740-8543

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