315
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Southern California / Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biokinesiology
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Physical therapy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biokinesiology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum combined score 1200, verbal 600, quantitative 600)
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum combined score 1200, verbal 600, quantitative 600)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

748
Applied
226
Accepted
94
Enrolled
30%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline October 10th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum combined score 1200, verbal 600, quantitative 600)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (minimum combined score 1200, verbal 600, quantitative 600)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

315
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.3%
Black or African American 1.9%
White or Caucasian 49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.63%
Asian 26.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.63%
Two or more races 2.86%
Unknown 5.4%

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (63%)

Faculty

72
Total faculty
Full-time (24)
Part-time (48)
Male (31)
Female (41)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Exercise and aging biomechanics, musculoskeletal biomechanics, exercise and hormones related to muscle wasting, computational neurorehabilitation, motor behavior and neurorehabilitation, motor development, infant motor performance
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,501,587

Location & Contact

Address University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA  90089
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Landel
Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy/Director of DPT Program
Email: rlandel@usc.edu
Phone: 323-442-2912
Fax: 323-442-1515