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University of Southern California

School of Architecture

Los Angeles, CA

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University of Southern California

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Architecture/Master of Planning (M Arch/M Pl)
Master of Landscape Architecture/Master of Planning (MLA/M Pl)
Master of Building Science (MBS) Building science
Master of Architecture (M Arch) Architecture
Master of Historic Preservation (MHP) Heritage conservation
Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) Landscape architecture and urbanism

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 40
Other Advanced Degrees 20

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
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

424
Applied
237
Accepted
88
Enrolled
56%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
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 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

223
Total Graduate Students
47%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.73%
Black or African American 2.24%
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.45%
Asian 9.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.45%
Two or more races 0.45%
Unknown 4.93%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 31
Male (32)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Urban housing; advanced digital simulation, computation, and representation; building skins; parametric design; advanced seismic research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA  90089
United States
Contact Qingyun Ma
Dean
Email: archdean@usc.edu
Phone: 213-740-2420
Fax: 213-740-8884

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