USC Price School of Public Policy

Undergraduate Admission

Undergraduate Admission

USC welcomes students who are entering freshmen, entering transfer students, and current USC undergraduates who are in good academic standing. Admission is based on an assessment of the student’s academic background and potential for success at USC.

Entering Freshmen and Transfer Students

Admission decisions for entering freshmen and transfer students are made by the USC Office of Admission. Please click here for admission requirements and important deadlines.

Change your Major to PPD: Current USC Students

Current USC students interested in adding the major in Policy, Planning, and Development must attend an information session. The information sessions are hosted by admission and advising staff to answer questions about the major and your specific course plan. All information and paperwork to add the major will be available at the sessions. Please RSVP to attend.

Declare a PPD Minor

Please complete an undergraduate minor application. Application and deadline information can be found here.

Apply to a Progressive Degree

Program Codes

Use the following codes when applying for or declaring an USC Price major or minor.

Program Code
Bachelor of Science, Policy, Planning, and Development 1420
Health Policy and Management track 1420
Nonprofit and Social Innovation track 1420
Public Policy and Law track 1420
Real Estate Development track 1420
Sustainable Planning track 1420

Progressive Degrees

Master of Health Administration 1102
Master of Planning 1121
Master of Public Administration 1105