Los Angeles, CA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
61%
39%
student ratio
88
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
11%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Cinema-Television (Critical Studies) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Cinema-Television Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 15
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

11% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 299
    • Accepted 33
    • Acceptance Rate 11
    • Enrolled 20
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $85
    • Application Fee - International $85
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 2
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students88
    • Female Percentage61%
    • Male Percentage39%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students88
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Full-time Percentage99%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian48%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races9%
    • Unknown or International Student17%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage73%
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTransnational cinema, race and cultural studies, global media, television studies, digital media, feminist studies
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$200,000

Location & Contact

Division of Critical Studies

School of Cinematic Arts
University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Akira Lippit

Chair

Phone: 213-740-3334
Fax: 213-740-9471
Email: lippit@usc.edu

Kim Greene

Program Coordinator

Phone: 213-740-7515
Fax: 213-740-9471


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