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Dates and Eligibility

Program requirements are about helping you find your best match in a new academic setting abroad. As a University of California (UC) program, requirements are carefully set to ensure you can access as many programs as possible. At the same time, eligibility will help you narrow the choices and find a program where you can succeed and thrive. Here’s some basic criteria to start.

Are you…

  • a registered, UC student?
  • in good academic standing?

If you answered yes to both of these questions—good news! You meet the qualifications to apply to UCEAP. If you are unsure about some of these questions, check in with your advisor on campus.

Requirements 

The following are minimum requirements to participate in this program. Some requirements are set by the host country, the host university, or third-party providers. Most requirements must be met at the time you apply. However, you have until departure to meet class level and language requirements. If you have questions, a study abroad advisor on campus can help.   

Class Level
Junior, Senior
Minimum GPA
3.00
Prerequisite Courses

Must have completed engineering and/or science foundation courses.

 

Eligible Majors
All UC majors welcome
Language Prerequisite
None
Language GPA
None
Other

Transfer GPAs are accepted but students must be enrolled at their UC home campus by the host university application deadline. 

If you hold dual citizenship with Japan and another country, you must apply for this program as a Japanese citizen. 

Class Level
Junior, Senior, Graduate
Minimum GPA
3.00
Prerequisite Courses

Must have completed engineering and/or science foundation courses.

 

Eligible Majors
All UC majors welcome
Language Prerequisite
None
Language GPA
None
Other

A UC minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required. Students must have completed at least one year of coursework at their UC campus by the host university application deadline. 

If you hold dual citizenship with Japan and another country, you must apply for this program as a Japanese citizen. 

Class Level
Junior, Senior, Graduate
Minimum GPA
3.00
Prerequisite Courses

Must have completed engineering and/or science foundation courses.

 

Eligible Majors
All UC majors welcome
Language Prerequisite
None
Language GPA
None
Other

Transfer GPAs are accepted but students must be enrolled at their UC home campus by the host university application deadline. 

If you hold dual citizenship with Japan and another country, you must apply for this program as a Japanese citizen.