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Thinking About Graduate School

Professional and graduate schools are popular destinations for UC San Diego graduates: approximately 40% pursue advanced education immediately after earning their bachelor’s degree with many more pursuing these options one or more years later.  The pages below can help you determine if an advanced degree is right for you and how to prepare and apply.


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Preparing Your Application - Letters, Essays & Interviews

Find resources to help you complete your applications including how to collect letters of recommendation, write application essays, prepare for interviews and more.

Graduate School Fairs

Attend our annual Graduate, Law and Health Professional School Fairs for opportunities to meet with admissions representatives and learn more about schools and programs in your field.

Financial Aid and Fellowships

Learn how to pay for graduate school - loans, grants, fellowships and more.

Diversity Information

Discover graduate school resources including helpful information, experiential opportunities and scholarships for students from diverse backgrounds, organized by field of study.

For additional help with your professional & graduate school preparation and application come into the Career Services Center or contact your Professional & Graduate School Advisors.