FAQs (Undergraduate Admissions)
Where can I get an application?
You can apply online at the University of California website (http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/welcome.html).
When can I apply?
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (HSSEAS) only has admissions for the Fall quarter. The application filing period is from November 1-November 30. The deadline to submit your application is November 30. HSSEAS does not accept applications for the Winter or Spring quarters.
Do I have to declare a major within engineering?
Yes, all applicants must choose a specific major within engineering. There is a new "undeclared" engineering majors that freshmen may choose (not available for transfers). Admission to this major will be very competitive.
How do I know if I qualify as a freshman applicant?
You are considered a freshman applicant if you are still in high school or if you have graduated from high school but have not enrolled in a regular session at any college or university.
When can I apply as a transfer?
We only accept junior level transfers, which means that you have completed 60-86 semester units or 90-129 quarter units by the time you enter UCLA.
If I am applying as a transfer student, which courses do I need to take?
All transfer applicants should complete all the required major prep courses with excellent grades in order to be competitive.