Skip to main content

how to apply to ucdc

Fall 2024 Applications: Final Deadline - June 7, 2024

Winter 2024 Applications: Priority Deadline - May 10, 2024

Apply at


Students from all majors are encouraged to apply and should meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • 90 units completed
  • At least 2 upper-division courses
  • 2.5 GPA (3.0+ preferred)
  • US citizenship is not required for the UCDC application
    • International students and DACA/AB540/Undocumented students are eligible to apply
    • If you are a student without US citizenship status seeking to apply for UCDC, please refer to the FAQs for more information

Application Materials

Complete applications must be submitted by the priority* or final posted deadlines. 

The following documents must be uploaded to the application portal at  

Important Date

UCDC Academic Calendar

Fall 2024 Winter 2025
Application Deadlines

Priority Deadline - April 12, 2024

Priority Deadline - May 10, 2024

Program Dates

September 21 - December 7

January 4 - March 15

* If you apply by the priority deadline, you have a higher chance of getting accepted into the program and notified earlier. If the deadline is marked "open until filled," applications will continue to be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the program is full.