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Application Information

Application for Bioengineering, Marine Science, and Sports Medicine is now open! Click below to access the application online.

For programs that are currently not available, please let us know if you would like to receive future notifications by completing the form here

For our students attending in-person programs, please keep in mind that all students and employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 (or submit an exemption) two weeks before arriving on campus for work or classes, per University of California policy. Public health is a collective effort. The UC San Diego community is expected to follow campus safety requirements to help prevent infection. These include masking indoors, daily symptom and exposure screening, testing, and vaccination.

To Learn More About UCSD’s Covid Policies and Return to Learn Updates please visit: UCSD Return To Learn

BioEngineering Programs (BE-BOAT, BE-ROW and BE-SHIP) - ONLINE and HYBRID

  • Click HERE to apply for Research Scholars Bioengineering Program!


    • Complete online application 


    • BE-BOAT     
      • BI3DP Tuition - $2,500 
      • MCTC Tuition - $2,600 (Online), $2,900 (In Person)
      • BMMB Tuition: $2,500
      • BIDT Tuition: $1,300 (Online), $1,450 (In Person)

    •  BE-ROW
      •  BEI2R Tuition - $2,600

    •  BE-SHIP
      • BERP-A & -B Tuition: $2,500 each session
            Additional lab fee up to $500 may be required (for BERP-B, project dependent)

      • BE-SHIP Tuition: TBD

    *For international applicants, additional shipping costs will apply 

    Tuition assistance (scholarships) may be available. 

Business Research - ONLINE

Life Sciences Programs - ONLINE and HYBRID

Marine Science Program - ONLINE and IN PERSON

  • Click HERE to apply for Research Scholars Marine Science Program

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Space is limited and students will be accepted on a rolling basis. 


    • Complete online application 


    Tier 1 Courses

    • FA22 Introduction to Marine Science - $2,000
    • WI23 Seafood Fraud Detectives - $1,500
    • SP23 Communicating Science Through Art - $1,500
    • SP23 Heat Spies: Using Infrared Cameras in Marine Ecology - $1,500

    Tier 2 Courses

    • SU23 Advanced Marine Biodiversity: Life on the Edge - $5,700
    • SP23 Advanced Seafood Fraud Detectives - $3,000

    Tier 3 Courses

    • FA22 Introducation to Scientific Writing - $2,000


Sports Medicine Summer Academy - ONLINE

Design Thinking Bootcamp - Summer 2022 cancelled

  • As a result of COVID-19, the Design Thinking Bootcamp program will be cancelled for Summer 2021. 

    APPLICATION PERIOD: Stay tuned for Summer 2022


    • Complete online application 


    • The tuition for summer 2020 is $500.  

Reproductive and Oncofertility Summer Academy - Summer 2023 cancelled

  • As a result of COVID-19, the ROSA Program for Summer 2021 will be cancelled. 

    APPLICATION PERIOD: Stay tuned for Summer 2022

    The Reproductive and Oncofertility Academy at UC San Diego, an all girls program open to students from any high school in San Diego County, is now accepting applications for the 2020 Summer Academy. Rising juniors and seniors in good standing who have successfully completed one year of Biology and/or Chemistry by June 2020 are eligible to apply. Applications must be submitted electronically by 11:59pm on February 21, 2020.


    • Complete online application (Available on December 16, 2019)
    • Two teacher recommendation forms (At least one teacher must be a science teacher in the current year. Forms must be sent directly from teachers to by February 21, 2020.)
    • Official transcript (upload to online application)


    • The tuition for summer 2020 is $1,700.  
    • Financial assistance in the form of scholarships are available and are awarded after student selection is made.