Application Guidelines, Dates and Deadlines

Application guidelines and deadlines for summer and fall 2020 admission will be available in August.

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Program Deadline Info
Strategic Public Relations (M.A.) Closed Late applications are not accepted.
Global Communication (M.A.) /
Global Media (M.Sc.)
Closed Late applications are not accepted.
Communication Management (M.C.G.) Closed Late applications are not accepted.
Digital Social Media (M.S.) Closed Late applications are not accepted.
Public Diplomacy (M.P.D.) Closed Late applications are not accepted.
Journalism (M.S.) Closed Late applications are not accepted.
Specialized Journalism (M.A.) Closed Late applications are not accepted.
Specialized Journalism (The Arts) (M.A.) Closed Late applications are not accepted.
Communication (Ph.D.) Closed Late applications are not accepted.

Admissions Publications

View and download USC Annenberg viewbook and application guidelines.

Tuition Cost and Financial Aid

The estimated cost of attendance is provided at USC Financial Aid. Below is additional information about financial aid and scholarships.

Financial Aid 
U.S. citizens and permanent U.S. residents are eligible to apply for federal financial aid. Submit the FAFSA to initiate the process. 

Departmental Merit-based Scholarships and Awards 
All graduate applications completed by the application deadline are considered by our faculty admission committee for available scholarships and awards. If you are selected for an Annenberg departmental scholarship or award, you will be notified formally by USC Annenberg Admissions.