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Transcripts Questions

What forms of transcripts are accepted?

Please consult the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs' (GEPA) page on Academic Records & Transcripts for transcript information and their page on International Student Application Requirements for additional information for international transcripts. Please email gradadmissions@ucsd.edu if you have questions about transcripts.

Do my transcripts need to be official for application purposes?

No, your transcripts do not need to be official for application purposes. They can be unofficial and the vast majority of applicants submit unofficial transcripts for application purposes. Official transcripts are only needed if an offer of admission is made.

Can I send hard copy transcripts?

No, please do not send hard copy transcripts to Biological Sciences. Hard copy transcripts will not be opened by the department. Only electronic transcripts are accepted by the department for application purposes.