USC Price School of Public Policy

MPL Students

There are so many different experiences you can have in L.A., and that makes for the best experience.

RobbinsTricia Robbins, MPL ’09

MPL Students

Students from a wide range of backgrounds and interests are drawn to the USC MPL program. Many enroll right after earning an undergraduate degree, while others have substantial work experience in the field of planning.

The Price MPL degree is an valuable asset for those who wish to change careers, move into high-growth urban sectors, or assume more significant management roles in their organizations.

 

MPL Student Characteristics

MPL Program Characteristics 2015-2016
Total Enrollment 127
% Enrolled Full Time 95%
% Enrolled Minority ^ 34%
% International 26%
% Outside Southern California ^ 51%
Average Age 27
Average Class Size (Core Courses) 41
# of New Students * 51
Undergraduate GPA (interquartile range) * 3.13 – 3.67
GRE Verbal Score (interquartile range) * 150 – 161
GRE Quantitative Score (interquartile range) * 151 – 157
GRE Composite Score (interquartile range) * 303 – 318

^ Domestic Students
* Entering Students – Fall 2015