Graduate Application for Admission to UCSD
Next Application Deadline:
This program is still pending approval and is not currently accepting applications.
On-line Application Procedures:
Students are encouraged to send the information below by email
as a pdf. Then students will be invited to submit an online application
for admission form with $80 application fee paid with a major credit
card. For detailed application instructions and to apply online,
prospective students should review the information on the Office of
Note: Under Departments and Programs, select Department: Master of
Advanced Studies and then Major: Climate Science and Policy. Do Not
click on Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
- Statement of Purpose (Essay limit is 1500 words)
- Original Letters of Recommendations (3) - Letters may be sent
directly by recommender to academic department at address that
follows or through the on-line graduate application process.
- Applicants should upload either official or unofficial
transcripts as pdf documents onto their online application. Should
an applicant be accepted into the program, official transcripts must
be received at the address that follows in order for admission to
the program to be completed by the Office of Graduate Studies.
- Current resume or C.V. (through on-line app process and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (for international
applicants):The university-wide minimum TOEFL score required for
consideration for graduate admission is 550 for the paper and pencil
administered test (PBT), and 80 for the internet based test (iBT).
- GRE/GMAT results are not required for the MAS degree. If you
have scores that are very good and will strengthen your application,
then you may submit them.
Supplemental documents should be sent to:
Mailing Address via US Postal Service: MAS Climate Science and Policy Program
9500 Gilman Drive, #0208
La Jolla, CA 92093-0208
Mailing Address via Express Mail:
Attention: MAS Climate Science and Policy Program
UCSD - Scripps Department
8630 Kennel Way, Old Scripps Bldg. #25
La Jolla, CA 92037