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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 UC Merced graduate programs for Fall 2019 is January 15, 2019. 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 (MS, PhD) Applications Closed
Bioengineering (MS, PhD) Applications open
Chemistry and Chemical Biology (MS, PhD) Applications Closed
Cognitive and Information Sciences (PhD) Applications open
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (MS, PhD) Applications open
Environmental Systems (MS, PhD) Applications open
Interdisciplinary Humanities (MA, PhD) Applications Closed
Management of Complex Systems (MS, PhD) Applications Closed
Master of Management Professional Degree Program (M.M.) Priority Deadline                           February 15, 2019
General Application Deadline     May 1, 2019
Materials and Biomaterials Science Engineering (MS, PhD) Applications open
Mechanical Engineering (MS, PhD) Applications open
Physics (MS, PhD)
Applications open
Political Science (PhD) Applications Closed
Psychological Sciences (PhD) Priority Deadline                           December 15, 2018
General Application Deadline     January 15, 2019
Psychological Sciences encourages all applicants to submit by the priority deadline.
Public Health (PhD) Applications open
Quantitative & Systems Biology (MS, PhD)
Applications Closed
Sociology (PhD) Applications Closed