A convenient new feature of the MPP application this year enables you to complete your application for the program and upload most of the other supplemental required materials directly onto the site. Please go to the UCLA Graduate Division Online Application for more information on the process and to apply. The UCLA Graduate Division Online Application consists of the application form and supporting documents, which must be submitted with a $80 (for U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents) or $100.00 (for all other applicants) on-line payment no later than January 10th for admission in the following fall.
You will be required to upload the following documents, so please have them prepared.
Transcripts from each college or university attended in the U.S. or abroad (Only 1 Official version of your bachelors degree-granting institution's transcripts or equivalent will be required to be sent through regular mail). UCLA students and alums do not need to provide official versions as they can be verified internally.
Statement of Purpose (SOP) - A text box will be provided to fill in on the Online Application)
NOT REQUIRED: Writing Sample on the Online Application site (Please leave blank)
International students must also submit:
English-language requirement scores, either TOEFL (minimum score of 100 - 105 PREFERRED) or IELTS: These reports should be less than 2 years old as of the MPP Application deadline. The admissions committee prefers a minimum score of 100-105 (IBT) or a 600 (PBT). A minimum of 7 on the IETLS is required on the overall band score.
Confidential Financial Statement (CFS) -- You will be asked to provide this AFTER you are admitted. Please DO NOT UPLOAD onto the application at this time.
Please mail ONLY ONE COPY OF YOUR OFFICIAL bachelor's degree-granting institution's transcripts or equivalent to:
MPP Admissions UCLA Department of Public Policy 3250 Public Affairs Building, Box 951656 337 Charles E. Young Dr. East, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1656
Be sure to specify “MPP Admissions,” otherwise your transcripts may be delivered to one of the other Departments at the School of Public Affairs and your transcript processing will be delayed.