Applying to USC Price

As society evolves, so do the needs of our communities. USC Price School of Public Policy seeks applicants who are motivated to better understand and meet those needs. Our online master's programs are designed for thought leaders who want to equip themselves to improve the quality of life of those around them.

Our online master's degree programs have three start dates every year. With each cohort, USC Price offers an Early Decision Deadline. If you are interested in a $90 application fee waiver, please reach out to your admissions counselor to learn more.

USC Sol Price School of Public Policy's online programs are currently authorized to operate, exempt, or not subject to approval in these states.

September 2020 – Public Administration

September 2020 – MPA Application Deadlines
Deadline Date
Early Decision Deadline Closed
Priority Application Deadline Closed
Final Application Deadline July 6, 2020
Classes Begin September 2, 2020

September 2020 – Urban Planning

September 2020 – Urban Planning Application Deadlines
Deadline Date
Early Decision Deadline Closed
Priority Application Deadline Closed
Final Application Deadline July 13, 2020
Classes Begin September 2, 2020

Application Requirements

All USC Price graduate candidates must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in order to apply.

Executive Master of Urban Planning
Master of Public Administration