University of California Education Abroad Program / カリフォルニア大学EAP

UC

UC

Number of students 7 (including number of student spots slid from AY2021 : 0)*Updated September 10, 2021
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study September - June (All UC campuses, except UCB and UCM)
August - May (UCB and UCM)
Location EAP students are hosted by 9 UC campuses: Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Merced, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz (San Francisco is not included).
The host campus will be assigned by the UCEAP program by May next year, upon the review of students' campus selections and the study plans submitted in February next year.
University profile The University of California (UC) is the major public research university in the state of California, serving both undergraduate and graduate students. Each campus offers attractive and distinct facilities, specialized schools, and remarkable opportunities in almost any discipline for visiting scholars from all over the world. For over 50 years, the Education Abroad Program (EAP) has welcomed Reciprocal Exchange students to UC from over 100 institutions in approximately 30 countries. By studying on EAP, reciprocity students will gain new academic insights, a broader understanding of other cultures, and the preparation to excel in an internationally competitive world.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students https://reciprocity.uceap.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply-exchange/apply-undergraduate-programs
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students https://reciprocity.uceap.universityofcalifornia.edu/plan-your-studies/uc-courses/major-preparation
Graduate programs open to exchange students https://reciprocity.uceap.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply-exchange/apply-graduate-programs
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students https://reciprocity.uceap.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply-exchange/apply-graduate-programs
Minimum GPA (UG) 3.0      
Minimum GPA (G) Not applicable. Decisions are made by host department faculty members.
Minimum language proficiency  (UG)

TOEFL iBT 80 or IELTS 6.5 (UCB, UCI, UCM, UCR, UCSB, UCSC)
TOEFL iBT 80 or IELTS 7.0 (UCD)
TOEFL iBT 83 or IELTS 7.0 (UCLA, and UCSD)

https://reciprocity.uceap.universityofcalifornia.edu/plan-your-studies/examinations

Minimum language proficiency (G)

Requirements vary depending on the Graduate schools and the programs. Exchange students at graduate level must follow the same application process as regular international graduate students.

https://reciprocity.uceap.universityofcalifornia.edu/plan-your-studies/examinations

Academic calendar

FALL TERM:
  Classes begin:August (UCB and UCM), September (All UC campuses, except UCB and UCM)
  Classes end: December

WINTER TERM (All except UCB and UCM):
  Classes begin: January
  Classes end: March

SPRING TERM:
 Classes begin: January (UCB and UCM), March (All UC campuses, except UCB and UCM)
 Classes end: May (UCB and UCM), June (All UC campuses, except UCB and UCM)

https://reciprocity.uceap.universityofcalifornia.edu/after-you-apply/timeline

Important university website for exchange students

https://reciprocity.uceap.universityofcalifornia.edu/discover-uc

Scholarship information N/A
Dormitory information https://reciprocity.uceap.universityofcalifornia.edu/before-you-arrive/housing
Other information
Students can choose UC campuses in order of preference in the application. It is important, however, to note that the campus will not always be placed by UCEAP as requested. For your reference, the number of Keio students placed to each UC campus is as below.
The number of students in 2021 academic year: UCB 7,  UCD 3, UCI 4, UCLA 3, UCR 1, UCSB 5, UCSC 2, UCSD 2
The number of students in 2020 academic year: 0 (The exchange program to UCEAP was cancelled due to the spread of COVID-19.)
The number of students in 2019 academic year: UCB 5,  UCD 2, UCI 2, UCLA 2, UCSB 6, UCSD 5
 
Student Health Insurance (SHIP): https://www.ucop.edu/ucship/
UC Campus Life - Clubs, Community and Recreation: