Prospective Students

Welcome to USC, one of the most diverse and influential universities in the country. In the Electrical Engineering Department, our students come from all over the country, and the globe. Here, you’ll get to learn from acclaimed faculty working on everything from brain imaging, to environmental monitoring, to smartphone technology, quantum computing, and so much more.

Below you’ll find some useful information and links for prospective students. Learn more about our programs, how to apply, housing, tuition, financial aid, and what USC and Los Angeles have to offer.

Online Degree Programs

Undergraduate Students

The undergraduate program in Electrical Engineering is ranked 11th nationally by the U.S. News and World Report. The strength of our undergraduate program relies on the general education and major coursework as well as our research and social opportunities. Learn more!
Electrical Engineering is a diverse discipline with three major areas: computer engineering (software engineering, digital hardware design, embedded systems, VLSI), systems engineering (communications, control, signal processing), and electrical sciences (electronic and photonic devices, nanotechnology, and energy conversion). Learn more!

How to Apply

The Progressive Degree Program (PDP) gives continuing USC undergraduates another path to earning a Master’s degree from USC. Exceptional undergraduate students completing an EE or related major can apply for the Progressive Degree Program. Learn More!

Graduate Students

Electrical Engineering is the highest ranked and one of the largest Engineering Departments at USC. Funded research in Engineering is over $100 million per year, which allows more research and funding opportunities for you. Learn More!
The Electrical Engineering Masters Program at USC is one of the largest in the country. As technology advances at an unprecedented rate, our graduates enter the world with all the skills necessary to land influential positions all over the world. Aside from producing highly technically trained graduates, we emphasize the leadership and entrepreneurial skills necessary to compete in today’s world. Learn more!

How to Apply

With over 70 full time faculty, the Electrical Engineering Department at USC allows students to pursue research in virtually all branches of electrical engineering. The strength of our program is reflected in the quality of our graduates who have gone on to positions of leadership in business and academia in the U.S. and throughout the world. Learn more!

How to Apply