Admissions

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 2017. Applicants can only apply for one program at UCLA each year. The Undergraduate application period begins on November 1, 2016 and the Graduate application period begins in late-October 2016.  It is imperative that all applicants perform and complete all parts of the applications by the posted deadlines.  (Note for Graduate Applications ONLY: if the listed deadline date falls on a weekend day, the deadline will be extended to the immediately following Monday.)

Undergraduate Film Degrees

B.A. in Film, Television and Digital Media.
Application Period: November 1–30, 2016
Freshmen Supplemental Material Deadline: December 7, 2016
Transfer Supplemental Material Deadline: January 11, 2017
Cost for the program: Click here


Graduate Film Degrees

Ph.D. in Film, Television and Digital Media (Area: Cinema and Media Studies)
Application Deadline: December 1, 2016
Cost for the program: Click here

MFA in Film, Television and Digital Media
Area: Animation
Application Deadline: February 1, 2017
Cost for the MFA*: Click here

Area: Producers Program
Application Deadline: December 1, 2016
Cost for the MFA*: Click here

Area: Production/Directing
Application Deadline: December 1, 2016
Cost for the MFA*: Click here

Area: Cinematography
Application Deadline: December 1, 2016
Cost for the MFA*: Click here

Area: Screenwriting
Application Deadline: December 1, 2016
Cost for the MFA*: Click here

MA in Film, Television and Digital Media (Area: Cinema and Media Studies)
Application Deadline: December 1, 2016
Cost for the program: Click here


Undergraduate Theater Degrees

B.A. Degree in Theater. For both freshman and transfer students (Specializations include Acting, Design/Production, Integrated Studies, and Musical Theater)
Application Period: November 1–30, 2016
Cost for the program: Click here


Graduate Theater Degrees

Ph.D. in Theater and Performance Studies
Application Deadline: December 10, 2016
Cost for the program: Click here

MFA in Theater
Cost for the MFA*: Click here

Area: Acting
Application Deadline: January 15, 2017
Cost for the MFA*: Click here

Area: Design for Theater and Entertainment Media
Application Deadline: December 1, 2016
Cost for the MFA*: Click here

Area: Directing
Application Deadline: December 1, 2016
Cost for the MFA*: Click here

Area: Playwriting
Application Deadline: December 1, 2016
Cost for the MFA*: Click here

*The amounts shown here represent, for planning purposes, estimates of the 2016-17 tuition and fees for existing and proposed professional degree programs. Actual tuition, fees and charges for 2017-18 have yet to be determined by the University of California. Accordingly, final figures are subject to change and may differ from the amounts shown.