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! 

2022 - 2023
Summer 2022: June 16 – September 9
Application Deadline: May 1 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: May 24
Orientation: June 16
Quarter Starts: June 20
Instruction Starts: June 20
Instruction Ends: varies
Quarter Ends: September 9
Fall 2022: September 15 - December 9
Application Deadline: August 1 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: August 26
Orientation: September 15
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 1 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: December 6
Orientation: January 5
Quarter Starts: January 9
Instruction Starts: January 9
Instruction Ends: March 17
Quarter Ends: March 24
Spring 2023: March 29 - June 16
Application Deadline: February 1 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: February 28
Orientation: March 30
Quarter Starts: April 3
Instruction Starts: April 3
Instruction Ends: June 9
Quarter Ends: June 16
2023 - 2024
Summer 2023: June 26 – September 16
Application Deadline: May 10 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: May 24
Orientation: June 22
Quarter Starts: June 26
Instruction Starts: June 26
Instruction Ends: varies
Quarter Ends: September 16
Fall 2023: September 24 - December 15
Application Deadline: August 12 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: August 26
Orientation: September 17
Quarter Starts: September 17
Instruction Starts: September 28
Instruction Ends: December 8
Quarter Ends: December 15
Winter 2024: January 8 - March 22
Application Deadline: November 1 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: December 6
Orientation: December 30
Quarter Starts: January 8
Instruction Starts: January 8
Instruction Ends: March 15
Quarter Ends: March 22
Spring 2024: April 1 - June 14
Application Deadline: February 1 (late applications may be considered)
Payment Deadline: February 28
Orientation: March 28
Quarter Starts: April 1
Instruction Starts: April 1
Instruction Ends: June 7
Quarter Ends: June 14
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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