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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 2021 is January 15, 2021. 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, 2021
Bioengineering (M.S., Ph.D.) January 15, 2021
Chemistry and Chemical Biology (M.S., Ph.D.) January 15, 2021
Cognitive and Information Sciences (Ph.D.)

Priority Deadline: December 15, 2020

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

Economics (Ph.D.) December 15, 2020
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (M.S., Ph.D.)

Priority Deadline: December 15, 2020

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

Environmental Systems (M.S., Ph.D.) January 15, 2021
Interdisciplinary Humanities (M.A., Ph.D.)

Priority Deadline: December 15, 2020

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

Management of Complex Systems (M.S., Ph.D.) January 15, 2021
Master of Management Professional Degree Program (M.M.)

Priority Deadline: December 15, 2020

Application Deadline: February 15, 2021

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

Priority Deadline: December 15, 2020

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

Mechanical Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.) January 15, 2021
Physics (M.S., Ph.D.)

Priority Deadline: December 15, 2020

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

Political Science (Ph.D.) January 15, 2021
Psychological Sciences (Ph.D.)

December 1, 2020

Public Health (Ph.D.) January 15, 2021
Quantitative & Systems Biology (M.S., Ph.D.)

Priority Deadline: December 15, 2020

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

Sociology (Ph.D.) January 15, 2021