How to Apply

How to Apply

The 2017-2018 application cycle will open October 15, 2017. Please check back Oct 5, 2017 for application updates and changes.


Applications Open: October 15, 2016

Recommended Deadline: February 15, 2017

Application Final Deadline: May 1, 2017

*Application and all supporting documents must received by this date.

Program begins in the summer on mid JUNE 2017.


Application and supporting documents mailed in one packet:

    • Complete and print application
    • Essay Prompt
    • Application Acknowledgements sign (last page of application)
  2. Progress Expectancy Contract  – print and sign
  3. Transcripts
    • Official transcript(s) in their original sealed envelope from all college institutions attended

Admissions mailing address:

UCI Ayala School Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program
Attn: Hetty Ha
1011 Biological Sciences III
Irvine, CA 92697-1460

Three letters of recommendation from

  • Request letters of recommendation from the following letter writers:
    • A college instructor
    • Community or clinical service experience, or employer
    • Letter writer of your choice ( letters from family and friends are not accepted)


  • Provide all letter writers with a completed  Statement of Confidentiality Waiver Form.
  • At least one of the letter of recommendation is directed towards admissions into our program.
  • Letters should be typed on official letterhead, signed, and dated.
  • Letters must be original. We can not accept copies or scanned images.
  • Letter writers will need to mail the letter with the Statement of Confidentiality Waiver Form to our admission address (shown above).

Application Processing Fee (non-refundable) – $100

Complete the Application Processing Fee Payment Form. Payment form can be submitted by mail or fax.

Mail to: UCI Division of Continuing Education, P.O. Box 6050, Irvine, CA 92616-6050

Fax to: 949-824-2090

Utilize the Application Check List to help ensure you have completed all the required steps to successfully submit your application.

It is recommended to send your application with a mail tracking option such as USPS Certified Mail. A confirmation email will be sent to applicants upon receiving the application. For more information about the application updates, please see FAQ question: Supporting Document.