Division of Astronautics and Space Technology Viterbi School of Engineering University of Southern California

Division of Astronautics and Space Technology Viterbi School of Engineering University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
21%
79%
student ratio
118
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Astronautical Engineering Graduate Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Engineer (Engr)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 49
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required for some

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 87
    • Accepted 50
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 35
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $85
    • Application Fee - International $85
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE General Test
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitCSS Profile and FAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students118
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students118
    • Part-time Percentage76%
    • Full-time Percentage24%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian58%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races9%
    • Unknown or International Student14%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage40%
    • Part-time Percentage60%
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSpace technology, space science and applications, space instrumentation, advanced propulsion, fundamental processes in gases and plasmas
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$660,973

Location & Contact

Division of Astronautics and Space Technology

Viterbi School of Engineering
University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Daniel Erwin

Chair

Phone: 213-821-5817
Email: info@astronautics.usc.edu

Ms. Marrietta Penoliar

Student Advisor

Phone: 213-821-4234
Email: marriett@usc.edu

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