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How to Apply

Study Abroad at UCLA

UCLA Extension has extended remote (live online) instruction through Spring 2021. In-person classes are currently unavailable.

The Study Abroad at UCLA - Online program offers all the same academic benefits as our on-campus program from the comfort of your home. An I-20 and F-1 visa is not required if studying online from your home country.

Study Abroad at UCLA: How to Apply

International students must apply to the Study Abroad at UCLA program through specific study abroad consulting offices. See the tab on "Overseas Representatives" to find a representative near you. 

To enroll in Study Abroad at UCLA, you must be at least 18 years of age before the start of the program, enrolled in a full-time undergraduate degree program at your home university, and submit the following:

A photocopy of your current, valid passport.

University Transcript
Submit an English translation of your university transcript with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4-point scale or the equivalent. Consult your university or your study abroad consultant for GPA conversion tables for the grading system in your country.

English Language Proficiency

  • Submit an official Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL-iBT) score of 91 or higher, an Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 7 or higher or an International Test of English Proficiency (iTEP) score of 5 or higher.
  • Scores must have been achieved within 24 months of your application date.
  • Students with a TOEFL score between 91–99 are required to enroll in ESL X 433 C, a credit-bearing English class designed to support students’ success in academic courses. Students with a TOEFL score more than 100 are exempt from this requirement.

Proposed Study Plan
A list of courses you want to take at UCLA or UCLA Extension.

Financial Certification
Proof that you or your sponsor are financially capable of meeting the minimum funds required for this program.

To Apply:

International students must apply to the Study Abroad at UCLA program through specific study abroad consulting offices. See the tab on "Overseas Representatives" for a list of representatives.

Required Documents:

  • A completed Study Abroad at UCLA Enrollment Application
  • Passport: A photocopy of your passport page clearly showing your name, date of birth, and photograph (if applicable, a clear copy of your spouse’s / dependents’ passport page(s) if they will come with an F-2 visa)
  • Financial certification documents*: Verification of Bank Funds (must be in English) dated within 60 days from the date your application is received - or - Sponsor Statement (must be in English if bank funds are not your own)
  • A completed and signed Proposed Study Plan
  • Proof of English language proficiency: TOEFL or IELTS test results. Official TOEFL iBT results can be sent by TOEFL to UCLA Extension (School Code 4910-0000); For Academic IELTS results, send to UCLA Extension directly.
  • Official university transcripts in English
  • Completed Immunization Form* (download, fill out, and sign before sending)
  • Application fee payment confirmation: A copy of the enrollment confirmation for the nonrefundable $300 application fee. You will receive this confirmation by email when you pay the application fee online.
*Financial certification documents and an immunization form are not required for students applying to the Study Abroad Online program. 


For F-1 visa students transferring from another school in the U.S. only:

  • A signed transfer letter from the school you have been attending (with the beginning and end dates of attendance and your SEVIS I-20 release date)
  • A copy of your most recent I-20
  • A copy of your F-1 visa and your spouse’s/dependents’ F-1 or F-2 visa and your I-94 card


Please Note: Payment of the program fee is due 6 weeks before the start of the program.


Overseas Representatives

Active representatives, listed by their specialized regions and countries:


The Study Abroad Foundation 
Contact: Carol Carmody


Monica de Fischmann Mandil
Contact: Monica de Fischmann


CyberArk International
Contact: Daniel Gu

CanAchieve Education
Contact: Hanks Han



EDU Danmark
Contact: Mathilde Kure


Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden

Kilroy International 
Contact: Desiree Laszlofi


JM Consulting
Contact: Joy Martin


College Contact
Contact: Maya Robinson


Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore 
Contact: Margherita Morretta


Plan B, Inc. 
Contact: Mikio Takano

Japan Study Abroad Foundation 
Contact: Shinji Moriyama

North America

Experience America Learning Centers (EALC) 
Contact: Olen Anderson

Educatius International 
Contact: Oksana Barchuk

South America

Vive Campus 
Contact: Nelson Aliaga


The Student Consultant
Contact: Cristina Gonzalez Linares


Blueberry World Wide 
Contact: Eva Axelsson Engstrom

Study Abroad 
Contact: Lars Garvik


Contact: Patricia Perrot


Positive English–Turkey 
Contact: Suna Coskun

Arlin Egitim Danismalik Ltd Sti.–Turkey
Contact: Yesim Sonmez

United Kingdom

University of Brighton 
Contact: Barry Lee Scherer


For questions regarding our Online Study Abroad Program please email:

Please Note: Admission to Study Abroad at UCLA, UCLA Extension, and/or individual UCLA courses does not constitute admission to UCLA or any UCLA degree program.


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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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