How to Apply

Applications and instructions vary by program. See admissions requirements by program for details.

Undergraduate Programs

Checklists, dates and deadlines, and other information on applying to USC as a first-year or transfer student can be found on the Undergraduate Admissions website. This includes information for prospective international undergraduate students.

Master’s Programs

Master’s-level programs in the department utilize either the SOPHAS application or the USC Graduate School application. Use the Apply Now links to reach the applicable application page.

Doctoral Programs

Those applying to a doctoral program should apply via the SOPHAS application.

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