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The Viterbi School of Engineering has established a variety of honor societies to recognize academic excellence, creativity and service. These are: Alpha Pi Mu (industrial and systems engineering), Chi Epsilon (civil engineering), Eta Kappa Nu (electrical engineering), Omega Chi Epsilon (chemical engineering), Omega Rho (industrial and systems engineering), Pi Tau Sigma (mechanical engineering), Sigma Gamma Tau (aerospace engineering), Tau Beta Pi (nationwide honor society) and Upsilon Pi Epsilon (computer science).
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The Viterbi School of Engineering International Exchange Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to broaden their exposure to the global context of engineering theory and practice by spending a semester abroad in a challenging academic environment at an international host institution. The International Exchange Program allows students to satisfy technical electives and/or approved degree requirements by attending approved partner institutions. This program is open to students entering their junior or senior year. Students apply at the Viterbi Student Affairs Office. Candidates must meet all admission requirements of both the Viterbi School of Engineering as well as those of the international host institution. Contact the Admission and Student Affairs Office for a complete list of international exchange partners.
The Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering at University of Southern California has an application deadline of January 15. The application fee is $85 for U.S. residents and $85 for international students. Its tuition is full-time: $32,747 per year and part-time: $1,706 per credit. The 2014 Ph.D. student-faculty ratio is 5.5:1. The Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering at University of Southern California has 180 full-time faculty on staff. The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering is located on the main University Campus in Los Angeles, California. For driving directions and maps, we recommend the USC maps/directions page. At the Viterbi School of Engineering, graduate students can earn degrees full or part time, in person or online. Full-time students can complete their degree in as little as 1.5 years. About 30 of the school’s 50 master’s programs are offered online through the USC Engineering Distance Education Network. Distance students may opt to blend their education, spending some time in classrooms and completing other work through the computer. There are also about 10 Ph.D. programs offered in areas like astronautical and electrical engineering.The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is innovative, elite and internationally recognized for creating new models of education, research and commercialization that are firmly rooted in real world needs. The school's first priorities are the education of outstanding students and the pursuit and publication of new research.