About University of California, Los Angeles
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is an institution that is firmly rooted in its land-grant mission of teaching, research and public service. The campus community is committed to discovery and innovation, creative and collaborative achievements, debate and critical inquiry, in an open and inclusive environment that nurtures the growth and development of all faculty, students, administration and staff. For nearly 100 years, UCLA has been a pioneer, persevering through impossibility, turning the futile into the attainable.
About UCLA Summer Sessions
During the summer months, UCLA opens its doors to students from all over the world. With over 1,200 academic courses to choose from, UCLA Summer Sessions offers highly motivated undergraduates a chance to advance their learning by experiencing the academic rigor and excellence UCLA is known for. Courses are taught by UCLA's outstanding faculty and instructors in a variety of lengths and formats.
Majority of the courses offered are 6-week long, with a small number of courses last for 8-10 weeks. International students are required to enroll in a minimum of 8 units for fulfilling the visa requirements. Please check the Schedule of Classes to verify the course length.
|Six-week session||25 June - 3 August 2018|
|Eight-week session||25 June - 17 August 2018|
|10-week session||25 June - 31 August 2018|
- You are expected to arrive on the Sunday before the program starts for student dormitory check-in. Please refer to the host institution’s acceptance package for the arrival information.
- You should only depart after completion of the program.
This is a fee-paying program and HKUST students will bear the tuition fee, the costs for accommodation, meals, travel, visa, insurance, personal expenses and other administrative fees. For details of the fees charged by the host institution, please CLICK HERE.
|Registration fee||USD 395|
|Tuition fee||USD 342 per unit|
|Document Fee||USD 50|
|Accommodation||USD 1,688 - 3,434 for 6 weeks|
|Health insurance||USD 375|
|iStart@UCLA Fee||USD 59|
|IEI Fee||USD 61|
You are eligible to apply for the program if you:
- will have completed Year 1 by the start of program; and
- have a cumulative CGA of 2.0 or above (Students with CGA below 2.0 may also apply. Offers may be given with special consideration.).
For details of the selection criteria, please CLICK HERE.
Documents required by host institution
- A scanned copy of the biographical page in your passport that shows your full name, passport number, birth date, expiration date and photograph.
- Proof of sufficient funds
HKUST students must apply through the Global Student Programs Office. Individual direct application to UCLA will not be accepted.
To apply, click the “Apply Now” button on this page. The whole application process has two steps.
Step 1: Complete HKUST application form and submit supplementary documents (CLICK HERE for details)
Step 2: The Host Institution Application (TO BE COMPLETED AFTER YOU ARE NOMINATED BY HKUST)
If you are nominated, you will be notified to submit a formal host institution application. Detailed information and application instructions can be found here.
The HKUST Study Abroad Financial Assistance aims to help HKUST students with financing their study abroad programs. More details can be found at HKUST Study Abroad website.
You are advised to discuss your study plan with your major department or any pre-major advisors in your School. For details of the credit transfer procedures, please CLICK HERE.
International students who do not have an F-1 visa, or have been outside the U.S. for more than 5 months, will be required to obtain the I-20 form from UCLA and apply for an F-1 visa from their local U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Please CLICK HERE for details.
Health insurance is a federal requirement for all international students – no exceptions. To protect students from the high cost of health care in the United States, UCLA automatically enrolls all registered international students in a two-part health insurance plan. For details, please CLICK HERE.
HKUST students who take part in the University's exchange programs will be covered by the University's Travel Insurance Plan. Please CLICK HERE for details.
Once enrolled, Summer Sessions Housing is available both in on-campus facilities and off-campus University Apartments. For details, please CLICK HERE.
Disclaimer: The host institutions may release updated information from time to time. Information on this page will be updated on a rolling basis. While the Global Student Programs Office tries the best effort to post the most updated information on this page, you are advised to refer to the host institutions' official websites for the most updated information.
Last update: 14 November 2017