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University of Southern California

Viterbi School of Engineering

Los Angeles , CA

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Engineering (ME)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Engineer (Engr)
Master of Construction Management (MCM)
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)
(Graduate Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1205
Doctoral Degrees 139
Other Advanced Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 3.24%
Black or African American 1.31%
White or Caucasian 18%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.75%
Unknown 2.23%


Male (79%)
Female (20%)


Focus of faculty research: Mechanics and materials, aerodynamics of air/ground vehicles, gas dynamics, aerosols, astronautics and space science, geophysical and microgravity flows, planetary physics, power MEMs and MEMS vacuum pumps, heat transfer and combustion, health systems, transportation and logistics, manufacturing and automation, engineering systems design, risk and economic analysis, electromagnetic devices circuits and VLSI, MEMS and nanotechnology, electromagnetics and plasmas
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA  90089
United States
Contact Dr. Yannis C. Yortsos
Phone: 213-740-0617
Fax: 213-740-8493