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UCEAP By the Numbers

Established in 1962
UCEAP alumni: 96,188
Reciprocal exchange: 32,266
Currently abroad: 4,477
Countries: 43
Options: 392
Universities abroad: 120

Top sending campuses
1. UC Berkeley
2. UC Santa Barbara
3. UC Los Angeles

By term
Summer 31%
Fall/Spring 63%
Year 6%

70% of UCEAP students receive financial aid
41% receive loans
36% Pell Grants

Last updated: December, 2015

Japan: Floating torii, Miyajima Island (Stephanie Tang)
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Floating torii, Miyajima Island (Japan)
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​University of California Credit

Graduate on time taking courses abroad that offer substantial unit credit and are reviewed by faculty advisers to integrate with UC degree requirements. The University of California approves all UCEAP programs to ensure you receive UC credit directly on your student record.

Our academic integration efforts offer advising to ensure you:

  • Get matched to the right program for your major
  • Go abroad at the right time in your academic career
  • Understand the related classes, internships and options
  • Earn credit toward your degree while studying abroad
  • Have the language skills needed to succeed abroad​