53
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Southern California / Political Science and International Relations PhD Program is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum score 1000)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

117
Applied
15
Accepted
8
Enrolled
13%

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

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (minimum score 1000)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

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
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.09%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 26%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.66%
Unknown 9.43%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time (29)
Part-time (0)
Male (17)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American politics, foreign policy analysis, international political economy, race/ethics politics, security studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA  90089
United States
Contact Prof. Saori Katada
Director
Email: skatada@usc.edu
Phone: 213-740-8542