Admissions Overview

This is where bold research and real-world solutions happen. This is where the movers and shakers are housed. This is where the next generation of education and information studies professionals are being prepared to address some of the most pressing challenges. And you could be one of them.

Information Sessions for Fall 2017

Information sessions are held on campus to inform prospective applicants about the respective programs and the application process.  We encourage you to attend one in order to obtain valuable information.


MA/PhD in Education Information Session Dates, click here.

Educational Leadership Program Information Session Dates, click here.

Principal Leadership Institute Information Session Dates, click here.

Student Affairs Information Session Dates, click here.

Teacher Education Program Information Session Dates, click here.


Master’s in Library and Information Science Information Session Dates, click here.

PhD in Information Studies: click here.


Office of Student Services

Moore Hall 1009

Phone: 310-825-8326



Application Process

The online application will be available after Labor Day (i.e., early September).

Below are checklists with detailed information about the application process. Please note: the application fee is now $110 for US Citizens, AB540 and Permanent Residents ($125 for international applicants).

Deadline: December 1, 2016 for ALL Programs listed below:

Higher Education and Orgranizational Change Application Checklist 2017 (MA and Ph.D.)

Human Development and Psychology Application Checklist 2017(MA and Ph.D.)

Social Research Methodology Application Checklist 2017 (MA and Ph.D.)

Social Sciences and Comparative Education Application Checklist 2017 (MA and Ph.D.)

Urban Schooling Checklist Fall 2017 (Ph.D. only)

Student Affairs Application Checklist 2017 (M.Ed.)

Teacher Education Program Application Checklist 2017 (M.Ed. & Preliminary Teacher Credential)

IS PhD Application Checklist 2017

MLIS Application Checklist 2017


Deadline of February 1, 2017 ONLY for:

Educational Leadership Program Application Checklist 2017 (Ed.D.)

Principal Leadership Instiitute Application Checklist 2017 (M.Ed. & Preliminary Administrative Service Credential)

International Applicants

The information below will help you navigate through the application process. If at any time throughout the application process you should need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Student Services.

Graduate Division Information for International Applicants

Anticipated Expenses for Studying at UCLA

Office of International Students & Scholars