Welcome to the UC San Diego Philosophy Department admissions information page. Philosophy engages with the most fundamental questions in life, in a rigorous and thoughtful way, in a continual conversation with some of the greatest and most creative minds in human history. We'd love for you to come join us!
How Do I Apply?
Freshmen must complete a UC application. Please click here to refer to the UC San Diego Admissions website for details.
In addition, students interested in the Philosophy major have the option of submitting a writing sample for faculty review. Faculty evaluations will be submitted to the UC San Diego Admissions Committee for consideration.
Incoming Transfer Students
Transfer students do not need to provide a writing sample at this time.