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Application Information

Application for Bioengineering and Marine Science 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:$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

    • Heat Spies: Using Cameras in Marine Ecology (Online) - $1500
    • When Art Meets Science (Online) - $2300
    • Molecular Biology of Marine Life (Online) - $1500
    • Organismal Biology Lab (In Person) - $2500


    Tier 2 Courses

    • The Molecular Basis for Bioluminescence and the Environment (Summer Residential) - $4100 + Housing Fee
    • Advanced Marine Biodiversity: Life on the Edge (Summer Residential) - $4100 + Housing Fee


    Tier 3 Courses

    • Introducation to Scientific Writing (Online) - $2,000 (Fall Term Only)


Sports Medicine Summer Academy - ONLINE


    Please check back in December 2024 for Sports Medicine Summer Academy 2025 application.

    Students will be notified of status in mid-May to early June. 


    • Complete online application 
    • Complete Program Authorization form (upload to online application)
    • Unofficial transcript (upload to online application)


    • The tuition for summer 2024 is $2,000.  

Design Thinking Bootcamp - Summer 2024 cancelled

  • APPLICATION PERIOD: Stay tuned for Summer 2024


    • Complete online application 


    • The tuition for summer 2020 is $500.