Doctoral studies in French at USC are offered through the program in Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture (CSLC). For information on how to apply to CSLC, please click here. All applicants are urged to complete the application process before December 1 in order to receive priority consideration for financial assistance.
Please note that CSLC-French only accepts applications for admission to the Ph.D. program. Applicants seeking a terminal M.A. degree should not apply.
In addition to the materials requested by the USC Graduate School and CSLC, applicants to French should include the following documents in their application:
If you have any questions regarding admission to the French Ph.D., please feel free to write or phone us at:
Department of French and Italian
Taper Hall 155, MC0359
3501 Trousdale Parkway
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0359
For general information on graduate admission at USC, please refer to the Graduate Admissions website.