The School of Social Ecology accepts applications for graduate school annually for Fall Quarter only. In submitting your application, be sure to specify clearly the degree program for which you wish to be considered for admission. If a student is admitted to a degree program within the School of Social Ecology, transferring to a different degree program requires special procedures and cannot always be guaranteed.

 

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Application deadlines for Fall 2017 admission:

 

 

  • Master of Public Policy (MPP)

 

 

DOCTORAL PROGRAMS

Application deadlines for Fall 2017 admission:

  • Criminology, Law and Society Ph.D.
    • Application Deadline: January 1, 2017.
    • To learn more about this program, click here.

 

  • Planning, Policy and Design Ph.D.
    • Application Deadline: December 15, 2016.
    • To learn more about this program, click here.

 

  • Psychology and Social Behavior Ph.D.
    • Application Deadline: December 1, 2016.
    • To learn more about this program, click here.

 

  • Social Ecology Core Ph.D.
    • Application Deadline: January 2, 2017.
    • To learn more about this program, click here.

 

APPLICATION MATERIALS

  • Official transcripts from all instititions attended after high school. In order for transcripts to be official, they must be sent directly from the institution.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • A complete online application, which includes a Statement of Purpose.
  • Application fee payment of $105.00 for domestic applicants, $125.00 for international applicants. Please visit this page for information regarding Fee Waviers.
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores are required (except for MAS and MLFP programs); the Educational Testing Service GRE code for UCI is: 4859. Please visit the Graduate Division website for more information.
  • Applicants whose primary language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency in English for admission consideration. A student may receive a waiver to the requirement for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-based Test (iBT) or a paper-based test (PBT) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) if they completed all the requirements for their high school diploma, bachelor’s degree, or an advanced degree in a country where the primary and/or dominant language is English and English was the language of instruction of the school where the requirements were completed. Please visit the Graduate Division website for more information.

 

WHERE TO SEND APPLICATION MATERIALS

University of California, Irvine
School of Social Ecology (Attn: Graduate Recruiter)
5300 Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway
Irvine, CA 92697-7050
 
Any supplemental materials (i.e. CV or resume, writing sample, additional letters of recommendation) should be emailed in PDF format to Ariel Folkerts: afolkert@uci.edu.

 

QUESTIONS?

Please contact:

Graduate Recruiter
seambassador@uci.edu