Application Guidelines, Dates and Deadlines

All 2018 applications are closed. The 2019 Ph.D in Communication application will open on August 1, 2018. Application guidelines for 2019 master's degree programs will be available after August 1, 2018.

  • December 1, 2018


    2018 Closed Applications

    Journalism (M.S.)
    Specialized Journalism (M.A.)
    Specialized Journalism, the Arts (M.A.)
    Global Communication (M.A.) / Global Media (M.Sc.)
    Digital Social Media (M.S.)
    Strategic Public Relations (M.A.)
    Public Diplomacy (M.P.D.)
    Communication Management (M.C.G.)

Admissions Publications

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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. 

Merit-based Scholarship and Awards 
If the degree specific faculty admission committee selects you for fellowship/scholarship/project associate award, you will be formally notified by USC Annenberg Admissions.