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Where are you on your Triton journey?

Choose one of these options to take the next step toward becoming a Triton:

  • If you have yet to apply, Apply Now.
  • If you have applied and have yet to accept your offer, Accept Your Offer of Admission.
  • Already a Triton? Awesome! See what happens next.
How to Apply to UC San Diego

First Year

You’re a first year, if you’re currently in high school or have graduated from high school and are not enrolled in a regular session at a college or university. Even if you have completed college courses during high school, you’re still considered a first year.

Ready to apply? Check out the First Year Application timeline.

Transfer Student

You’re a transfer student if you’ve been enrolled in a regular session at a college or university after high school, excluding summer sessions. UC San Diego enrolls transfer students at the junior level. Nearly a third of our undergraduate class are transfer students.

Ready to apply? Check out the Transfer Student Application timeline.

How to Accept UC San Diego's Offer of Admission

You can accept your offer through the Applicant Portal at any time before the deadline to learn more about what UC San Diego and your Undergraduate College has to offer.

Preview for New Tritons

Welcome Triton! You will receive information from your College about your orientation program and next steps. Be sure to pay attention to the deadline to register for your campus orientation session and submit your academic background.

You can get started by learning more about your College.