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Application Information

APPLICATION FEE 
a non-refundable fee

$30

DEADLINES

Application OPENS on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 at 8:00am (PST)
Application CLOSES on Friday, February 17th, 2017 at 5:00pm (PST)
Official Transcripts must be postmarked on/before Friday, February 17th, 2017
For admission consideration ALL MATERIALS must be completed on/before Friday, February 17th, 2017
*Materials received after the submission deadline will not be considered, and may render your application incomplete.  Incomplete applications are not considered for admission*

WHO CAN APPLY

Rising 8th graders (will be in 9th grade in Fall 2017) through rising 11th graders (will be in 12th grade in Fall 2017).  Applicants from California (attend high school in CA or students whose parents pay taxes in CA, but attend boarding school out-of-state) are given priority for admission.  Students who are from outside of California (within the US and international) may apply, but COSMOS can only admit at most 20 out-of-state students per summer program.

REQUIRED MATERIALS 
all materials required to be considered for admission and due Feburary, 17, 2017

1)  Completed online application, including one personal statement
2)  Two teacher letters of recommendation (STEM teacher preferred, others accepted)
3)  Official high school transcripts (9th graders may submit middle school report cards)--mailed directly to the campus you are applying
4)  Parent/guardian signature(s)
5)  Application fee ($30)

OPTIONAL MATERIALS
mailed to COSMOS Statewide and will not affect admission to COSMOS

1)  Financial aid application
2)  Tax return cover sheet or TANF (no social security numbers please)

PAYMENTS
application fee; deposit & tuition

Online payments:
Credit card payments available, a 2.5% service fee will be added to all online payments

Mail check or money order to (payable to UC Regents):
please note on the check which campus you are applying, i.e. UCSD

COSMOS-Statewide
Cashier's Office
University of California
PO Box 989062
West Sacramento, CA  95798-9062