Welcome to UC Santa Cruz's Graduate Application Page

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    The application for Fall 2023 and Summer 2023** Graduate Admissions are open!

    **Summer start is for Education MA programs


    Before starting an online application, prospective applicants should first identify their desired program and learn about the specific deadlines and any departmental application requirements (links are below).

    Only one application may be considered from each applicant within a given admission-processing period (winter through fall of the same calendar year). Simultaneous applications to multiple departments are not accepted, and any application processing fee paid for multiple applications will be forfeited.

    Please visit our website; some of the information you will find includes:

    For more information or questions about the program, please contact the program directly.

    How to Log in or Create an Account

    Please use your primary personal email address when creating your account.

    Do not use your current or previous school/institution email address. It is common for schools/institutions to deactivate email accounts once a student has graduated or left their program.

    Have you previously started an application to a UC Santa Cruz graduate program?

    If so, please use your original account. Do not create a new account. Multiple accounts may cause discrepancies in the application system, delaying the review or processing of your application.

    Need Help? Not sure if you already have an account?

    Email Graduate Application Help with any questions.

    Returning users:

    Log in

    First-time users:

    Create an account