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Here at the University of California, we view high school and college counselors as our partners and colleagues.

Information & recommendations for counselors

Year after year, we count on you to help prepare, guide and encourage students as they move through the UC selection and application process. We hope you find the answers you need right here. If not, we welcome you to contact us at AskUC.

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Freshman admission
Go over admission requirements, timelines, the application process, campus profiles of admitted freshmen and more.

Transfer admission
Review admission requirements, major preparations paths, transfer student profiles by campus, the application process and more.

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Fall 2018 application 

The fall 2018 application is now closed for freshman applicants.

Transfer applicants have until Jan. 8 to apply to Santa Cruz, Riverside and Merced, although some majors and programs are no longer available.