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Application Deadline


Fall 2017 Online Admissions Application* 


     Open: Thursday September 1, 2016 at 12:01 am (Pacific Standard Time)

     Deadline: Monday, December 5, 2016 at 11:59 pm (Pacific Standard Time)
  • The online application may be found at the UCSD Graduate Division website
  • All application materials must be received by the application deadline, including all test scores.
  • Applications are not reviewed prior to the deadline. The Faculty Admissions Committee commences their review of applications in December, following the application deadline.


The ECE Department only accepts graduate admissions applications for Fall quarter. We do not accept applications for Winter or Spring quarter admission.
We invite you to learn more about graduate program by reading our Department Overview. Our admissions process is detailed on our Application Requirements and Procedures and our Frequently Asked Questions webpages. Should you have additional questions, please contact us at