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What You Need to Apply

As a prospective UC San Diego graduate student, you will need to upload academic records/transcripts and a statement of purpose and examination scores.  Contact information will also be required for recommenders.

Official transcripts are not required until you are offered admission by UC San Diego.

Please note that successful applicants must hold a bachelor's degree or the equivalent from an accredited institution in the United States or from a recognized university-level academic institution abroad and at least a B average (3.0 GPA) or its equivalent by the time they enroll.

This section includes general guidelines for submitting letters of recommendation and your statement of purpose. In addition, there is information regarding documentation and exam requirements. Your department directory listing includes any specific notes about their application requirements.