There are so many different experiences you can have in L.A., and that makes for the best experience.
Tricia Robbins, MPL ’09
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|
|% Enrolled Full Time||95%|
|% Enrolled Minority ^||34%|
|% Outside Southern California ^||51%|
|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