University of Southern California (Viterbi)

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#4 Overall Score: 88 Best Online Engineering Programs

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Graduate Engineering Program Overview

University of Southern California (Viterbi), a private institution, offers online labs, and all of the online classes are recorded and archived, so students can access lecture material at their own convenience. Eighty-seven percent of students are employed when they enroll for online graduate engineering programs at University of Southern California (Viterbi), and the application deadline is January 15.

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Academic year founded 1999-2000
Total enrollment 810
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $1,636 (in-state)
$1,636 (out-of-state)
Application deadline January 15
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U.S. News Rankings

Student Engagement rank 15
Student Engagement score 72
Faculty Credentials and Training rank 12
Faculty Credentials and Training score 83
Student Services and Technology rank 6
Student Services and Technology score 61
Admissions Selectivity rank 3
Admissions Selectivity score 89
Peer assessment score (out of 5): 4.0


Application deadline (U.S. residents) January 15
Application deadline (international students) January 15
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Director of admissions Matthew O'Pray
Admissions phone (213) 740-4530
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Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 107 full-time; 79 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 81
Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Classes include campus-based students Yes
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Student Body

Enrollment 810
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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 24
24-7 live tech support No

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $1,636
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,636
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $1,636
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,636

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