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Application Deadlines

Graduate applications for the 2018/2019 academic year will be considered starting in Fall 2017. The electronic application can be accessed through our Online Application System.

The general deadline for receipt of applications for admission to UC Merced graduate programs is January 15th, 2018. Some programs will continue to accept applications past January 15 depending on space available, but financial support may not be avilable for later applicants. For more information, please contact your program of choice and see below for the status of our graduate programs.


Deadlines by Group:

Applied Math Applications open
Biological Engineering and Small-Scale Technologies Applications open
Chemistry and Chemical Biology Applications open
Cognitive and Information Sciences Applications open
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Applications open
Environmental Systems Priority Deadline                           December 15, 2017
General Application Deadline     January 15, 2018
Interdisciplinary Humanities Applications open
Management of Innovation, Sustainability & Technology General Application Deadline     February 15, 2018
Mechanical Engineering Applications open
Physics Applications open
Political Science Applications open
Public Health Applications open
Psychological Sciences Applications open
Quantitative & Systems Biology Priority Deadline                           December 15, 2017
General Application Deadline     January 15, 2018
QSB encourages all applicants to submit by the priority deadline.
Sociology Applications are not being accepted for Fall 2018
Applications for the Fall 2019 Sociology cohort will open in September 2018