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University of Southern California

Doctor of Philosophy in Education Programs

Los Angeles, CA

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University of Southern California

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

Degree Number 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

Degree Requirement
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

Exam Details
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
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 27.27%
Black or African American 15.91%
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 11.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
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

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