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Application Deadlines

The graduate application can be accessed through our Online Application System.

The general deadline for receipt of applications for admission to most UC Merced graduate programs for Fall 2023 is January 15, 2023. Many programs will continue to accept applications past January 15 depending on space available, but financial support may not be available for later applicants. For more information, please contact your program of choice and see below for the status of our graduate application.

Deadlines by Group:

Applied Mathematics (M.S., Ph.D.) January 15, 2023
Bioengineering (M.S., Ph.D.) January 15, 2023
Chemistry and Chemical Biology (M.S., Ph.D.) January 15, 2023
Cognitive and Information Sciences (Ph.D.)

Priority deadline December 15, 2022

Final deadline January 15, 2023

Economics (Ph.D.) Not Accepting Applications for Fall 2023
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (M.S., Ph.D.)

January 15, 2023

Environmental Systems (M.S., Ph.D.)

Priority deadline December 15, 2022

Final deadline January 15, 2023

Interdisciplinary Humanities (M.A., Ph.D.)

January 15, 2023

Management of Complex Systems (M.S., Ph.D.)

January 15, 2023

Master of Management Professional Degree Program (M.M.)

February 15, 2023

Materials and Biomaterials Science Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.)

January 15, 2023

Mechanical Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.) January 15, 2023
Physics (M.S., Ph.D.)

Priority deadline December 15, 2022

Final deadline January 15, 2023

Political Science (Ph.D.) January 15, 2023
Psychological Sciences (Ph.D.)

December 1, 2022

Public Health (Ph.D.) January 15, 2023
Quantitative & Systems Biology (M.S., Ph.D.)

Priority deadline December 15, 2022

Final deadline January 15, 2023

Sociology (Ph.D.)

Priority deadline December 15, 2022

Final deadline January 15, 2023

 

**Note: If a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, all forms will be accepted on the next succeeding business day.