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UC Campuses and Requirements

UC Campuses


Nine UC campuses offer undergraduate and graduate education; one (UCSF) is graduate/professional only. Other educational centers reach across California and beyond.

To see where these campuses are located, go to the Map of Campus Locations.

WHAT ARE THE UC ADMISSION A-G HIGH SCHOOL SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS?

Our admission guidelines are designed to ensure you are well-prepared to succeed at the UC.

If you're interested in entering the University of California as a freshman, you'll have to satisfy these requirements:

  1. Complete a minimum of 15 college-preparatory courses (a-g courses), with at least 11 finished prior to the beginning of your senior year.

    A-G graduation requirements
  2. Earn a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better (3.4 if you're a nonresident) in these courses with no grade lower than a C. Learn how to calculate the UC freshman GPA »

  3. Meet the examination requirement by taking the ACT Plus Writing or the SAT Reasoning Test by December of your senior year. We don't require SAT Subject Tests, but certain programs on some campuses recommend them, and you can use subject tests to satisfy the "a-g" requirements listed above.  

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 30TH.  PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK TO APPLY.