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The 2024-2025 Graduate Admissions Application is open!

Thank you for your interest in graduate study at UC Davis! Be sure to check out our application deadlines and we look forward to reviewing your application!

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About the UC Davis Graduate Admissions Application

Review the pages below to learn all about the admissions process overview and what to expect on the application.

Your Application Checklist

Below you'll find all the components you need to submit a complete UC Davis graduate admissions application. You can save your application and return to it at any time before submitting your final application. We recommend submitting all of your application components, including test scores and transcripts, by your program’s deadline

Follow the checklist below to ensure you’ve submitted a complete application. 

  • Complete the UC Davis online application.
  • Confirm you have requested and submitted three letters of recommendations.
  • Submit your personal history and diversity statement.
  • Submit your statement of purpose.
  • Upload unofficial academic transcripts from all prior institutions. 
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Submit any additional program-specific application components. 
  • Send any required test scores to UC Davis.