UCSB offers master’s degree and Ph.D. tracks in diverse disciplines, with top programs in engineering, the sciences, social sciences, humanities, education and the arts. Our Graduate Admissions and Outreach team manages the central processing of graduate admission applications and verifies that all applicants have met university admissions requirements. We work closely with prospective students and departments to assist with the online application, general admission procedures and policies.
For specific requirements, please contact your chosen department. Each department has its own application deadline. A complete online application and all supporting documents must be submitted by the deadline in order to be considered for admission and fellowship support.
- Please note that most of our graduate programs accept applications for fall 2022 admissions only.
- Check department requirements and deadlines for more information.
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Graduate Programs and Department Information
We offer master’s degree and Ph.D. tracks in diverse disciplines, with top programs in engineering, the sciences, social sciences, humanities, education, and the arts. Many of them are inherently interdisciplinary, such as Materials Science, Global and International Studies, and Media Arts and Technology. Applicants interested in pursuing masters/Ph.D. degrees need to apply and be enrolled in their department's doctoral program.
Please reach out to a member of our Admissions & Outreach team or click on the name of your department for contact information and requirements.