44
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Southern California / Doctor of Philosophy in Education Programs is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) K-12 policy and practice
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Higher education administration and policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational psychology

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 14

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

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
63 units; qualifying exam; dissertation proposal and defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64
Applied
11
Accepted
5
Enrolled
17%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 5
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

44
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 27.27%
Black or African American 15.91%
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.27%
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time (20)
Part-time (0)
Male (9)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Diversity in higher education, organizational change, educational psychology, policy and politics of educational reform, economics of education and education policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA  90089
United States
Contact Ms. Dianne Morris
Director
Email: rossier.phd@usc.edu
Phone: 213-740-6303
Fax: 213-740-9433