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
November 15th

Cinema & Media 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
 
 
Master of Arts (M.A.)
December 1st
Not available
Doctoral (Ph.D.)
December 1st
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
November 15th
August 1st

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
November 15th
Not available

Media Arts + Practice

 
Fall
Freshmen (First-year) Applicants
December 1st
Current USC Transfer Applicants
February 1st
External Transfer Applicants
February 1st
Graduate Applicants
December 1st

Writing for Screen and Television

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