Welcome, Prospective Graduate Students!



The University of Southern California (USC) is one of the world’s leading private research universities. Located in the heart of Los Angeles, USC offers extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study and research. USC boasts a uniquely diverse student body with one of the most diverse student populations in the U.S. (top 5 of U.S. institutions hosting international students), and the graduate student body within the USC Viterbi School educates students from over 60 different countries.


The Viterbi School of Engineering hosts virtual and in-person events on the USC campus throughout the year for prospective master's and doctoral students.

Please select from the below for more information, including dates and times.

Upcoming Webinars

Online webinars are held throughout the year via Zoom. Webinars are designed for prospective students to learn more about:

  • Master's & Ph.D. Programs
  • Application Requirements
  • Tuition & Funding

There will also be ample time for questions.

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 9:00 AM PTMaster's & PhD Programs in Engineering & Computer ScienceRegister Here
Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 10:00 AM PTMaster's & PhD Programs in Engineering & Computer ScienceRegister Here
Monday, August 26, 2024 at 4:00 PM PTMaster's & PhD Programs in Engineering & Computer ScienceRegister Here

Spotlight Series webinars are co-hosted by faculty and highlight unique programs at the USC Viterbi School.  To view previous presentations, please visit the Spotlight Series Archives. Information and course details provided in the webinars is subject to change. Please consult the USC Catalogue for information related to the current academic year.

In-Person Events at USC

Check back soon for fall visit opportunities!



VIRTUAL TOUR The Viterbi School of Engineering, ranked 15th amongst the top graduate engineering schools by U.S. News & World Report, offers over 60 programs in a broad range of disciplines.

Contact Us

Please complete our Contact Form and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Virtual Q&A for Prospective Graduate Students

Representatives from the Viterbi School of Engineering's graduate program will be available for brief 30-minute virtual meetings via Zoom.

Have a question about our graduate programs? Need information on applying? Schedule your appointment with a representative today!

Do you have questions about applying for a Master's or PhD program in engineering at USC? Please contact one of our team members, and we'll be happy to help!

William Schwerin

Senior Director

Juli Legat


Maria Sandone

Assistant Director

Jessica Stern


Ray Fujioka

Associate Director

Paola Mejia

Assistant Director

Published on May 17th, 2021

Last updated on March 27th, 2024