Learn more about Social Ecology Graduate Programs

The School of Social Ecology welcomes students from all disciplines to apply to its graduate programs. While we are currently unable to offer on-campus visits, we would be delighted to connect with you online to discuss the opportunities you can pursue in one of our three academic departments: Criminology, Law & Society, Psychological Science, or Urban Planning & Public Policy.

Online Information Sessions Video Archive - Information Sessions

Application Workshops Application Instructions

Virtual Campus Tour  Contact Us

Online Information Sessions

Online information sessions are held via Zoom. All that is needed to participate is a computer with internet access. Our online information sessions are hosted by UCI Social Ecology representatives and are designed for prospective students to learn more about:

  •     Master’s & Ph.D. Programs
  •     Application Requirements
  •     Tuition & Funding

There will also be ample time for questions.

General Information Session
Writing Tips: Statement of Purpose & Personal History Statement
Monday, October 2, 3 PM PST

View Recording

Psychological Science - Doctoral Programs Information Session
Ph.D. in Psychological Science & Ph.D. in Psychological Science (Clinical)
Wednesday, October 25, 3 PM PST


View PowerPoint (includes list of faculty reviewing applications)

Want more information about our graduate programs? Access the video archive below:


Application Workshops

Need help with your statement of purpose or personal history statement? Have questions about the graduate application? Attend an application workshop this Fall for the Fall 2025 application cycle! 

Dates will be posted late Summer 2024.

Application workshops give prospective applicants a chance to meet with Social Ecology Graduate Ambassadors and receive feedback on their statement of purpose and personal history statement. 

This service is free for all prospective graduate applicants to the School of Social Ecology. 


Contact our Admissions Team!

If you have questions about Social Ecology graduate programs or the application process, please schedule a time to speak with the Associate Director of Graduate Affairs.