Second baccalaureate

A second baccalaureate applicant is a college graduate who wishes to obtain a second bachelor's degree in a major different from that of the first degree.

Admission to the second bachelor's program is limited to fall enrollment. Campus policies regarding second baccalaureate applicants are as follows:

UC Berkeley

Second-baccalaureate-degree applicants currently are considered only by the College of Chemistry for the majors of chemistry and chemical biology only (subject to change for each application filing period). See the check majors page for details.

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
110 Sproul Hall #5800
Berkeley, CA 94270-5800
(510) 642-3175
admissions.berkeley.edu

UC Davis

The College of Engineering considers second-baccalaureate degree applicants only in the majors of Biological Systems Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering. The first degree must be not in engineering, and the applicant must transfer directly from a California community college (CCC); all lower-division selective major criteria must be completed at a CCC prior to transfer. Admission requires the approval of the dean of the College of Engineering and the executive director of Undergraduate Admissions. See the check majors page for more details.

Undergraduate Admissions
Welcome Center
550 Alumni Lane
Davis, CA 95616-8507
(530) 752-2971
admissions.ucdavis.edu 

UC Irvine

Second-baccalaureate degree admission is possible in some academic units. Applications are accepted for fall quarter only. In general, students are selected on a case-by-case basis. Interested candidates should see the check majors page for more details.

Office of Undergraduate Admissions 
260 Aldrich Hall
Irvine, CA 92697-1075
(949) 824-6703
admissions.uci.edu

UCLA

UCLA does not accept applications from students seeking second baccalaureate degrees.

Undergraduate Admissions
1147 Murphy Hall, Box 951436
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1436
(310) 825-3101
www.admission.ucla.edu

UC Merced

UC Merced does not accept applications from students seeking second baccalaureate degrees.

Office of Admissions
5200 N. Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
(209) 228-7178
admissions.ucmerced.edu

UC Riverside

UC Riverside does not accept applications from students seeking second baccalaureate degrees.

Undergraduate Admissions
3106 Student Services Building
Riverside, CA 92521
(951) 827-3411
admissions.ucr.edu

UC San Diego

UCSD does not accept applications from students seeking second baccalaureate degrees.

UC Santa Barbara

UCSB does not accept applications from students seeking second baccalaureate degrees.

Office of Admissions
1210 Cheadle Hall
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-2014
(805) 893-2881
 

UC Santa Cruz

Second baccalaureate candidates are evaluated on a case-by-case basis when enrollment allows. Check the UC Santa Cruz website for more information in the fall before applying.