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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 2022 is January 15, 2022. 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, 2022
Bioengineering (M.S., Ph.D.) January 15, 2022
Chemistry and Chemical Biology (M.S., Ph.D.) January 15, 2022
Cognitive and Information Sciences (Ph.D.)

Priority Deadline: December 15, 2021

Application Deadline: January 15, 2022

Economics (Ph.D.) December 15, 2021
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (M.S., Ph.D.)

Priority Deadline: December 15, 2021

Application Deadline: January 15, 2022

Environmental Systems (M.S., Ph.D.) January 15, 2022
Interdisciplinary Humanities (M.A., Ph.D.)

Priority Deadline: December 15, 2021

Application Deadline: January 15, 2022

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

January 15, 2022

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

February 15, 2022

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

Priority Deadline: December 15, 2021

Application Deadline: January 15, 2022

Mechanical Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.) January 15, 2022
Physics (M.S., Ph.D.)

Priority Deadline: December 15, 2021

Application Deadline: January 15, 2022

Political Science (Ph.D.) January 15, 2022
Psychological Sciences (Ph.D.)

December 1, 2021

Public Health (Ph.D.) **Not Accepting Applications for the Fall 2022 application cycle**
Quantitative & Systems Biology (M.S., Ph.D.)

Priority Deadline: December 15, 2021

Application Deadline: January 15, 2022

Sociology (Ph.D.) January 15, 2022