How To Apply: Master’s Programs
  • Prepare for and schedule to take the GRE (We recommend scheduling to take the GRE about one month before your first application deadline)
  • Identify recommenders (for USC, Letters of Recommendation are submitted by the recommenders through the online application instead of physically mailing letters)
  • Prepare your CV/résumé
  • Prepare your Statement of Purpose
USC Specific
  • Join our Mailing List for updates on events and deadlines Participate in an Online or In Person Information Session
  • Participate in USC Viterbi’s Preview Day to tour the campus and meet faculty, advisors and current students
  • Explore funding opportunities (USC Financial Aid, FAFSA, USC Viterbi Scholarships, other funding opportunities)
International Only
September 15, 11:59 PM (23:59), Eastern Time
FALL 2023
December 15, 11:59 PM (23:59), Eastern Time*

* Civil & Environmental master's programs Application Extension: A deadline extension for Fall 2023 is available for master's programs in Civil & Environmental Engineering. List of programs

On-campus students who apply by published deadlines will be considered for scholarships if admitted.

Online DEN@Viterbi applicants can view the Master's Scholarships (DEN@Viterbi) page for scholarship opportunities.

Published on August 8th, 2017

Last updated on August 21st, 2020