Application Deadlines

Each program may have different deadlines depending on the semester you are applying for and your incoming status. Please read the following carefully.

Animation and Digital Arts

 
Fall
Freshmen (First-year) Applicants
December 1st
Current USC Transfer Applicants
February 1st
External Transfer Applicants
February 1st
Graduate Applicants
 
Priority Consideration
November 1st
General Consideration
November 15th

Critical Studies

 
Fall
Spring
Freshmen (First-year) Applicants
December 1st
Not available
Current USC Transfer Applicants
February 1st
September 1st
External Transfer Applicants
February 1st
Not available
Graduate Applicants
 
 
Priority Consideration
November 1st
Not available
General Consideration
November 15th
Not available

Film and Television Production

 
Fall
Spring
Freshmen (First-year) Applicants
December 1st
Not available
Current USC Transfer Applicants
February 1st
September 1st
External Transfer Applicants
February 1st
Not available
Graduate Applicants
 
 
Priority Consideration
November 1st
August 1st
General Consideration
November 15th
Not available

Interactive Media and Games

 
Fall
Spring
Freshmen (First-year) Applicants
December 1st
Not available
Current USC Transfer Applicants
February 1st
September 1st
External Transfer Applicants
February 1st
Not available
Graduate Applicants
 
 
Priority Consideration
November 1st
Not available
General Consideration
November 15th
Not available

Media Arts and Practice

 
Fall
Freshmen (First-year) Applicants
December 1st
Current USC Transfer Applicants
February 1st
External Transfer Applicants
February 1st
Graduate Applicants
 
Priority Consideration
November 1st
General Consideration
November 15th

Writing for Screen and Television

 
Fall
Freshmen (First-year) Applicants
December 1st
Current USC Transfer Applicants
February 1st
External Transfer Applicants
February 1st
Graduate Applicants
 
Priority Consideration
November 1st
General Consideration
November 15th