Application & Admission

The application for the J.S.D. program to start in 2024 is now closed. Follow the links below to learn more about the steps to apply, access the application form, review the application checklist, check your application status, and more for the next cycle.


All questions regarding the J.S.D. program or the application process should be directed to the Advanced Degree Programs Office.

Notice of Availability:

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of California, Berkeley publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes current security policies plus crime and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. The body of the report also contains contact information for various campus and community resources related to crime prevention and survivor assistance. A digital copy of the report can be accessed via the link below, or paper copies are available free of charge at 1 Sproul Hall.

UC Berkeley Annual Security and Fire Safety Report