University of California Transfer Information

The University of California (UC) was founded in 1868 in Berkeley, California. Its tenth and newest campus, UC Merced, opened for classes in fall 2005. Nine campuses enroll both undergraduate and graduate students; one campus, UC San Francisco, enrolls only graduate and professional students in the medical and health sciences. The UC system 10 campuses combine for a student body of 238,700 students, 19,700 faculty members, 135,900 staff members and over 1.6 million living alumni as of spring 2015.


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University of California (UC)  Application Filing Period
Term Application Filing Period
Winter July 1st - July 31st
Spring July 1st - July 31st
Fall October 1st - November 30th
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