Friday, November 1 – Sunday, November 3, 2024

The University of Southern California will sponsor its 4th Annual Diverse Graduate and Professional School Recruitment Conference for prospective graduate students currently attending a Minority Serving Institution (Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions, Historically Black College & Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges & Universities) on November 1 – 3rd, 2024. This conference aims to introduce our graduate degree opportunities to a broad and diverse student population.


Full program details are emerging and will be posted soon.

However, do plan on this event to include the following:

  • Friday, November 1st: Prospective students will arrive, tour the campus, and attend a networking dinner to meet USC administrators, faculty, admission staff, alumni, and current students.
  • Saturday, November 2nd: Students will attend informational sessions for programs of interest, discussions on graduate school success, and a closing reception.
  • Sunday, November 3rd: Student travel back

At USC, we embrace the inclusive spirit and foster a community of diverse viewpoints to build a generation of innovators, leaders, visionaries, and creators. Graduate students at USC earn a premier degree at our College or one of the 22 professional schools while learning from world-class faculty and outstanding peers. Consider USC for the resources you need to become a top scholar or professional contributor to your community.

  • Student participants will receive application fee waivers for up to three USC graduate programs for the 2025 admission cycle.
  • TO PARTICIPATE, YOU MUST BE A JUNIOR/SENIOR CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN A RECOGNIZED MINORITY-SERVING INSTITUTION ANYWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES AND INTERESTED IN APPLYING TO USC GRADUATE SCHOOL. DEPENDING ON YOUR STATE OF RESIDENCE, WE MAY BE ABLE TO OFFER LIMITED TRAVEL AND HOUSING VOUCHERS.

  • DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR INTEREST FORM is FRIDAY, August 30, 2024.
  • Email: mromerom@usc.edu for any questions.

Partial List of Participating Schools

  • USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
  • USC Bovard College
  • USC Viterbi School of Engineering
  • USC Chan Division of Occupational Science & Therapy
  • USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
  • USC School of Cinematic Arts
  • USC School of Architecture
  • USC School of Pharmacy
  • USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences
  • Iovine & Young Academy
  • USC School of Dramatic Arts
  • USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
  • Keck School of Medicine of USC
  • USC Gould School of Law
  • USC Libraries
  • USC Leventhal School of Accounting
  • USC Marshall School of Business
  • Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
  • USC Price School of Public Policy
  • USC Rossier School of Education
  • USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology