MA Admissions & Financial Aid


MA Application Requirements and Information

The Admissions Deadline for our MA program is January 15th. The research focus of the Master of Arts General Track for the Fall 2016 admissions cycle is Educational Assessment and Measurement. Read more here about admissions requirements for this program.

Application Steps

Complete online Graduate Studies Application.

The application fee is $105 for the domestic application and $125 for the international. The fee may be paid by credit card, e-check, paper check or money order. Paper checks and money orders must be received within 15 days of submission of your application. Please mail them to:

Office of Graduate Studies, University of California, 250 Mrak Hall, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616

Letters of Recommendation

Letters of Recommendation must be submitted electronically through the online application. We are not able to accept hard copy versions of the letters of recommendation.


UC Davis requires academic records from each college-level institution you have attended.  You will be instructed to upload scanned copies of your transcripts after you have submitted your online application.  For more details visit


Applicants should upload required curriculum vitae or resume via the online application web site. 


GRE Scores
Institution Code: 4834
Department Code: 3101 (or any other Education related code)

TOEFL Scores (International applicants only)
Institution Code: 4834
Department Code: 85

Application Deadline

Final Application and Fellowship/Funding Deadline: JANUARY 15.  
All supporting documents are due by January 15.

Please note: We do not offer a part-time enrollment option. Applicants must be prepared to participate in our program on a full-time basis.

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