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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 2022. Applicants can only apply for one program at UCLA each year. The Undergraduate application period begins on November 1, 2021 and the Graduate application period begins in October 2021.  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 2021-22 amounts are for planning purposes. Actual tuition, fees and charges for 2021-22 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, 2021
Freshmen Supplemental Material Deadline: December 10, 2021
Transfer Supplemental Material Deadline: January 11, 2022


Graduate Film Degrees

Ph.D. in Film and Television (Area: Cinema and Media Studies)
Application Deadline: December 1, 2021

M.F.A. in Film and Television
Area: Animation
Application Deadline: February 1, 2022

Area: Producers Program
Application Deadline: November 1, 2021

Area: Production/Directing
Application Deadline: November 1, 2021

Area: Cinematography
Application Deadline: November 1, 2021

Area: Screenwriting
Application Deadline: November 1, 2021

M.A. in Film and Television (Area: Cinema and Media Studies)
AApplication Deadline: December 1, 2021


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, 2021
Freshmen and Transfer Supplemental Material Deadline: December 7, 2021


Graduate Theater Degrees

Ph.D. in Theater and Performance Studies
Application Deadline: December 10, 2021

M.F.A. in Theater
Area: Acting
Not accepting applicationf for Fall 2022

Area: Design for Theater and Entertainment
Application Deadline: December 1, 2021

Area: Directing
Application Deadline: December 1, 2021

Area: Playwriting
Application Deadline: December 1, 2021