9
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Southern California / Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy and Management Program is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

95
Applied
10
Accepted
6
Enrolled
11%

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 Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

9
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.11%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

151
Total faculty
Full-time (51)
Part-time (100)
Male (109)
Female (42)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Governance: effective institutions, leadership, management, community and economic development, institutional analysis, civic engagement
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,160,914

Location & Contact

Address University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA  90089
United States
Contact Dr. Shui Yan Tang
Director
Email: stang@usc.edu
Phone: 213-740-0379
Fax: 213-740-0001