The application period for Fall 2016 is October 1, 2015 to January 5, 2016.
About the DANM MFA Program

General Overview

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Click on Research for descriptions of the collaborative research project groups at the core of the program.
Click Program for the description of the program and core courses.
Click Courses for the course descriptions.
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Admissions Requirements
Admissions Guidelines 

UCSC Graduate Division
Look here for the rules, regulations and application process

Information for International Students


Cost of Attending
Estimated Graduate Student Budget

Teaching assistantships that cover most of the tuition and fees (except for non-residents) are guaranteed in the first year. In the second year, students apply for these assistantships. We do all we can to put together enticing financial packages as we are competing with some of the best programs in the country for some of the best students.

To Apply to DANM
1) Read the Admissions Requirements and Application Guidelines.
2) Read the Application Filing Instructions for graduate studies at UCSC.
3) Submit an On-line Application at the Division of Graduate Studies web site.