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Thank you for your interest in our School’s programs. All of our degree programs are full-time, day-time programs. We only accept students for the Fall Quarter and the next application period is for Fall 2020. Applicants can only apply for one program at UCLA each year. The Undergraduate application period begins on November 1, 2019 and the Graduate application period begins in October 2019.  It is imperative that all applicants perform and complete all parts of the applications by the posted deadlines.

Program costs: You can find the annual costs for each of the programs below at: https://sa.ucla.edu/RO/Fees/Public/public-fees.

The 2019-20 amounts are for planning purposes. Actual tuition, fees and charges for 2020-21 have yet to be determined by the University of California. Accordingly, final figures are subject to change and may differ from the amounts shown.

Undergraduate Film Degrees

B.A. in Film and Television

Application Period: November 1–30, 2019
Freshmen Supplemental Material Deadline: December 9, 2019
Transfer Supplemental Material Deadline: January 13, 2020


Graduate Film Degrees

Ph.D. in Film and Television (Area: Cinema and Media Studies)
Application Deadline: December 2, 2019

M.F.A. in Film and Television
Area: Animation
Application Deadline: February 3, 2020

Area: Producers Program
Application Deadline: November 1, 2019

Area: Production/Directing
Application Deadline: November 1, 2019

Area: Cinematography
Application Deadline: November 1, 2019

Area: Screenwriting
Application Deadline: November 1, 2019

M.A. in Film and Television (Area: Cinema and Media Studies)
Application Deadline: December 2, 2019


Undergraduate Theater Degrees

B.A. in Theater. For both freshman and transfer students
(Specializations include Acting, Design/Production, Integrated Studies and Musical Theater)

Application Period: November 1–30, 2019
Freshmen and Transfer Supplemental Material Deadline: December 9, 2019


Graduate Theater Degrees

Ph.D. in Theater and Performance Studies
Application Deadline: December 10, 2019

M.F.A. in Theater
Area: Acting
Not accepting applications for Fall 2020

Area: Design for Theater and Entertainment
Application Deadline: December 2, 2019

Area: Directing
Application Deadline: December 2, 2019

Area: Playwriting
Application Deadline: December 2, 2019