University Immersion Program

Study abroad side-by-side with U.S. students at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB), a world-renowned leader in research and innovation beautifully located on the edge of the Pacific in southern California. 

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Why UIP at UC Santa Barbara?

Our University Immersion Program (UIP) opens the entire UCSB campus to you! Spend as little as 1 quarter or as much as a full year at UCSB, the #7 ranked public institution in the US...and the only one with its own beach!

There are many options for you...

Admission is year round! 

2021 - 2022
Summer 2021: June 20 – September 9
Application Deadline: May 10 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: May 24
Orientation: June 18
Quarter Starts: June 20
Instruction Starts: June 20
Instruction Ends: varies
Quarter Ends: September 9
Fall 2021: September 19 - December 10
Application Deadline: August 12 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: August 26
Orientation: September 16
Quarter Starts: September 19
Instruction Starts: September 23
Instruction Ends: December 3
Quarter Ends: December 10
Winter 2022: Janurary 3 - March 18
Application Deadline: November 22 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: December 6
Orientation: December 30
Quarter Starts: January 3
Instruction Starts: January 3
Instruction Ends: March 11
Quarter Ends: March 18
Spring 2022: March 28 - June 10
Application Deadline: February 14 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: February 28
Orientation: March 24
Quarter Starts: March 28
Instruction Starts: March 28
Instruction Ends: June 3
Quarter Ends: June 10
2022 - 2023
Summer 2022: June 17 – September 9
Application Deadline: May 10 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: May 24
Orientation: June 18
Quarter Starts: June 20
Instruction Starts: June 20
Instruction Ends: varies
Quarter Ends: September 9
Fall 2022: September 17 - December 9
Application Deadline: August 12 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: August 26
Orientation: September 16
Quarter Starts: September 19
Instruction Starts: September 22
Instruction Ends: December 2
Quarter Ends: December 9
Winter 2023: January 5 - March 24 
Application Deadline: November 22 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: December 6
Orientation: December 30
Quarter Starts: January 5
Instruction Starts: January 9
Instruction Ends: March 17
Quarter Ends: March 24
Spring 2023: March 29 - June 16
Application Deadline: February 14 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: February 28
Orientation: March 24
Quarter Starts: March 29
Instruction Starts: April 3
Instruction Ends: June 9
Quarter Ends: June 16
Fees 

Fall, Winter, Spring Quarters
Flat fee per quarter: $7,445
 
Up-front flat fee payment options: 
2 quarters: $14,000
3 Quarters: $20,000
4 Quarters $23,350 

Summer Quarter
3 or 6 Week Session Flat fee: $2,450

10 Week Session Flat fee: $3,350 

Application Materials 

Have these documents ready to upload:
• copy of passport (1st page)
• proof of English proficiency
• official transcript in English (2.8 GPA or above)
• financial statement (tuition plus estimated living expenses)
• payment of application fee ($200)

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