The online application system for Fall 2017 will re-open on September 1, 2016. The review of applications will begin in January 2017. Admissions will be based on a rolling basis. 

Extended Deadline: May 1, 2017 (We encourage applicants to submit their applications as soon as possible, as admissions may close earlier if class is filled)

Applications must be submitted to the UC Irvine Graduate Division no later than May 1, 2017 for admission.

In addition to a non-refundable application fee, applicants will be required to submit the following documents:

  1. One official original transcript (sealed) from ALL post-secondary institutions you attended
  2. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Scores; the UCI institution code is 4859.
  3. Three Letters of Recommendation
  4. Statement of Purpose
  5. Personal History/Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Applicants may apply online through the UC Irvine Graduate Division website.

Applicants should mail official transcripts to:

University of California, Irvine

School of Social Ecology (Attn: Ariel Folkerts)

5306 Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway

Irvine, CA 92697-7050

For more information about admissions, please contact:

Ariel Folkerts, Graduate Recruiter, at

Phone: 949-824-1874