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University of California


The University of California has nine undergraduate campuses and one campus, UC San Francisco, that is predominantly graduate programs.

The links below will help you to decide which campus is right for you.


Introducing the University                    


Map of UC campuses                          


UC Berkeley                                           


UC Davis                                                 


UC Irvine                                                  


UC Los Angeles                                     


UC Merced                                              


UC Riverside                                         


UC San Diego                                      


UC San Francisco                                


UC Santa Barbara                               


UC Santa Cruz                                      


There are three ways to obtain admission to the University of California for California residents: Eligibility in the Statewide Context, Eligibility in the Local Context, and by Examination.

Use the link below for more information:  


UC requirements for admission include a minimum of 15 courses in the A-G requirements.

Use the link below for a list of the A-G requirements.  Please note that there are alternatives to completion of courses i.e., SAT testing, AP testing, college courses.


 The SAT II Subject Tests are no longer required but are suggested under certain circumstances.

Use the link below to obtain the most up to date information.  


While the UC places the highest importance on academic achievement, that alone does not guarantee admission to a particular UC campus.

Use the link below explaining comprehensive review: 

Use the link below to see how each campus evaluates applications: 

Apply to UC

Applications are available online begining August 1.  You may submit your application between November 1 and November 30. 

 The link below will give you instructions for applying online:


A few things to remember:

UC's do not require transcripts or letter of recommendation.   Only send a transcript if you are directed to do so after submission of your application. 

You may save and come back to the applicati on until you submit.

To make changes after you apply go to:  

Your personal statements should be composed in a word processing application and cut and paste into the application.

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP/EAOP)

The Educational Opportunity Program is designed to improve access and retention of historically low-income and educationally disadvantaged students.  Contact the campuses individually for more information.