Prospective Students

If you are interested in attending UC Santa Cruz as a degree-seeking international student, the first step is to visit the Undergraduate Admissions page or Graduate Admissions page for information on admission requirements, programs of study, and application procedures.

Students interested in non-degree, visiting studies at UC Santa Cruz, provided they meet applicable eligibility requirements, can apply via one or more of these programs:

Note: ISSS is not involved in the admission or selection process for the UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP). Admission questions must be directed to the appropriate contact below:

Type of Student Admissions Contact
UCSC Undergraduates
UCSC Graduates

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UCSC Summer Session

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