Usc students and alumni who have not previously applied to a graduate program in the marshall school of business must submit gmat or gre scores, but are not required to submit an application fee or new official transcripts to verify degrees earned prior to their attendance at usc. Some schools even calculate the gpa out to the thousandth place as if there were any material difference between a student with a 3. Current usc transfer students will receive notification from the school of cinematic arts directly. They are exposed to the latest technological advances and.
Southern california, university of uscupdated college bound. After years of deliberation, usc has realized how silly that made them look and dropped the gre. Whether youre an nyu or visiting college student, high school student or working professional, we provide you with the introductory exposure to the performing or cinematic arts and. The school offers multiple undergraduate and graduate programs covering film production, screenwriting, cinema and media studies, animation and digital arts. Usc should suspend sat and act requirements in the next. The high school gpa undergraduate admission blog usc. Usc thornton school of music screen scoring program 840 w. Undergraduate admission university of southern california. Whether youre an nyu or visiting college student, high school student or working professional, we provide you with the introductory exposure to the performing or cinematic arts and the advancedlevel training to grow your craft. Usc has more than 400 graduate programs offered by the usc dornsife college of letters, arts and sciences and professional schools. As such, admission into the school is extremely competitive, with an estimated 23% acceptance rate.
Apr 10, 2020 the university of southern california usc is a private research university with an acceptance rate of 11. Applicants must hold a bfa, ba, or equivalent from an accredited institution, submit a usc graduate application, and meet all application requirements described below, including the submission of a portfolio. Usc marshall offers students the unique opportunity to complete coursework in both the school of cinematic arts and the marshall school of business. I visited usc in november, on the eve of the big game against ucla. Select your program, learn about the requirements, and access the online application. Its a wellknown fact that steven spielberg failed to get into usc film school twice, allegedly because his gre scores were so low.
The universitys full nondiscrimination policy can be found on the web at c. Admissions requirements the online master of science in integrated design, business and technology is designed for recent graduates and working professionals. Our students take classes across seven divisions that cover the breadth of film, television, and interactive media. A magazine for alumni and friends of the university of southern. Successful candidates will be creative thinkers who seek to enhance their knowledge and skills to thrive in collaborative, forwardthinking environments. The 229acre university park campus, home to the usc dornsife college of letters, arts and sciences, the graduate school, and most of uscs professional schools, is adjacent to exposition park with its worldclass museums and recreational facilities. Admissions usc annenberg school for communication and. Applicants to the usc thornton school of music are not permitted to apply for admission to a particular degree level i. The roski school grants bachelor of arts ba and bachelor of fine arts bfa degrees at the undergraduate level and master of arts ma, master of fine arts mfa, and master of public art studies mpas degrees at the graduate level.
Mar 27, 2020 more than 9,500 students have been offered admission to usc for the fall 2020 semester. Usc kaufman offers a multitude of leadership opportunities. Usc school of cinematic arts mfa screenwriting fall 2020. Scores must be from tests taken within the last five years. The university of southern california usc is a private research university with an acceptance rate of 11. Many students use their junior year to take the sat or act, but due to the closures caused by the coronavirus, an estimated 1 million high school juniors are unable to take the exams as planned. Admissions news usc glorya kaufman school of dance. Usc cinematic arts freshmen application procedures. While visiting high schools and attending college fairs, the usc admission counselors often connect with members of the trojan family who have a daughter or son who is considering usc. Founded in 1929 in collaboration with the academy of motion picture arts and sciences, the usc school of cinematic arts is the oldest film school in the nation.
Earning a certificate in media and entertainment law in addition to your jd degree gives you the insights and practical skills to succeed in legal practice relating to film, television, communications, digital media and the internet, and trademark, music, sports, and much more. Upon successful completion of all requirements of the 4 year program, students receive a bachelor of science in business administration with an emphasis in cinematic arts. It helps to have a unique perspective on life and something to say and have a strong application ie. In april 2006, the usc board of trustees voted to change the school s name to the usc school of cinematic arts.
Founded in collaboration with the academy of motion picture arts and sciences in 1929, the usc school of cinematic arts has fueled and mirrored the growth of entertainment as an industry and an art form. As a topranked private research institution, the university of southern california offers everything you are looking for. Gpa, test scores, and common mistakes on a usc film school. Admission is contingent upon acceptance to the university. As a prospective student, usc rossier is committed to helping you choose a program tailored to your educational and career goals. Admissions usc marshall usc marshall school of business. The viterbi school of engineering offers a breadth of engineering and computer science degree programs from the undergraduate bachelors degree to a phd.
Our informational webinars and events are designed to give you an indepth look at our different programs and provide answers to all of your questions. Usc school of cinematic arts usc undergraduate admission. Toefl test scores must be sent by the educational testing service directly to usc school code 4852. One of my best friends had an sat score in the 1800s old sat and got in just fine, sca doesnt really care about those things, its more about the portfolio. Applying usc annenberg school for communication and.
Application requirements usc thornton school of music. I had the privilege of interviewing a current usc film school faculty member who is on the undergraduate admissions committee for sca. However, the schools general admissions has the right to override. Complete all required fields and upload all required supplemental documents. First organized in 1883, the roski school of art and design at usc is the oldest art school in southern california. Gmat scores must be issued directly to usc by the gmat testing service using the marshall mba school code 3899c23. The ba program in film production accepts 50 students per year,4 while the critical studies department accepts 75 for its ba program, 1520 for its ma program, and approximately 10 for the ph. Transcripts can be sent electronically via the common application or sent by mail to. Usc school of cinematic arts graduate programs niche. What are the requirements to get into usc or ucla film school. Its approximately 10,500 alumni hold leading positions in cinema, television and interactive media, as well as academia. As the only media school in the world that teaches all the major disciplines of the cinematic arts, sca offers a uniquely interdisciplinary learning experience. This tells you how competitive the school is and how serious their requirements are. The program is one of usc s most competitive specialty schools, for both undergraduate and graduate programs.
Our 10 favorite usc 2020 admission tweets trojan family. Usc school of cinematic arts class of 2021 discussion. How to get into film school, by a usc alum prepscholar blog. The office of special programs at tisch school of the arts provides access to the arts. More than 9,500 students have been offered admission to usc for the fall 2020 semester. Successful candidates will be creative thinkers who seek to enhance their knowledge and skills to. I got in from the first try but i know many people who applied 23 times before getting accepted. Weighted, unweighted, academic there are so many versions of this little number. The usc school of cinematic arts formerly the usc school of cinema television, otherwise. Usc school of cinematic arts usc graduate admission. Before enrolling in graduate school, i worked in the german film and broadcasting industry, completed my bachelors at the university of cologne, and. The application deadline for the mfa art program is tuesday, january 15, 2020. Jan 15, 2020 the application deadline for the mfa art program is tuesday, january 15, 2020. Usc is home to over 27,000 topcaliber graduate and professional students more than half the entire usc student population who represent all 50 states and 5 countries around the world.
The university of southern california admits students of any race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical disability or mental disability. The event will be streamed live on multiple platforms including twitch and will be accessible via rsvp now at. Bfa dance majors can represent their class in the student advisory board, teach young students in the community, work with administration, or. Follow these six steps to submitting your graduate application on time. Premium is a filmic translation of 1969s crackers, one in an influential series of conceptual photography books created by ruscha in the 1960s and 70s. The faculty admissions committee evaluates applications for originality, clarity. Before enrolling in graduate school, i worked in the german film and broadcasting industry, completed my bachelors at the. Because of this, usc should drop the sat and act requirement for fall 2021 applicants. You can pursue a jd degree, one of our numerous graduate and international offerings, or an online degree or certificate. Founded by the renowned composer, usc distinguished professor morten lauridsen, the scoring for motion pictures and television graduatecertificate program was. If an applicant has been denied admission three times to the same degree level, no further applications will be. Freshmen application procedures usc cinematic arts. Learn versatility and the cutting edge skills essential to the contemporary actor, writer, designer, stage manager, technical director or scholar at the usc school of dramatic arts. Copies must be uploaded to the application as instructed.
How much do film schools care about grades and test scores. If you want to get in, the first thing to look at is the acceptance rate. Any additional information from the school or university will be sent to the current address listed on an applicants application for admission. Applying usc annenberg school for communication and journalism. Admissions usc gould helps prepare you for a stellar legal career. Filmon haile meet firstyear pharmd student filmon haile, whose visits to eritrea motivated him to pursue a career in pharmacy so he can help expand health care access in underrepresented communities.
To assist you in applying to the usc school of cinematic arts here we have important information. Our graduates depart the school with the experience and the inspiration to make an extraordinary contribution to the art and business of drama. In addition to being accepted into a top us film school, i. Online the usc games expo, in partnership with jam city, will be held on may 12th.
Usc has more than 400 graduate programs offered by the usc dornsife college of. Usc defines first year applicants as current high school seniors. But i am a freshman at uscs undergrad production program, so i can tell you what i understand the admissions process here is like, more or less. For admissions inquiries, please contact the office of admissions mailing address.1014 663 924 1003 478 899 1140 530 559 1373 1484 232 1145 445 857 1406 863 1367 830 461 744 1154 900 1361 708 443 1307 1078 861 550 1061 177 1480 294 928 58 639 1123 509