College of Letters and Science

Graduate Study

The College of Letters and Science offers graduate students a variety of opportunities for academic pursuit, faculty-sponsored research, and fieldwork relative to specific programs and career goals.

With Graduate Division approval and subject to UCLA minimum requirements, each department sets its own standards for admission and other requirements for award of master’s and doctorate degrees. For complete degree requirements, see program requirements for UCLA graduate degrees.

For information on proficiency in English requirements for international graduate students, see Graduate Admission in the Graduate Study chapter.