FAQs

List of 6 frequently asked questions.

  • Q. How do you apply?

    Applications for 2021-2022 opened in August; we invite you to fill out an inquiry form and to learn more about the requirements for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • Q. How can I visit?

    Opportunities to visit exist in the form of virtual Open Houses and Q&A sessions; we invite you to check here for upcoming events. Due to deep interest, we are not always able to accommodate every party. We look forward to providing alternative methods to explore what our campus and school community have to offer in the future.
  • Q. What is Geffen Academy’s relationship with UCLA?

    As indicated in our name, Geffen Academy at UCLA is affiliated with the world-renowned university. We invite you to visit the Our UCLA Partnership page for more details.
  • Q. How much will it cost to attend?

    We invite you to view our Cost & Tuition Assistance page.
  • Q. What kind of candidates are you looking for?

    Our students will come to us with a range of backgrounds, experiences, learning styles, characteristics and personalities. We hope our prospective candidates are interested in embodying many of the attributes we value as they move through their secondary school years. Geffen Academy at UCLA seeks to graduate students who are eager to learn, self-directed, independent, curious and inquisitive, persistent, enthusiastic, resilient and risk-takers. It is also important that Geffen Academy students work well with others, are respectful and kind to others, have an interest in seeing a bigger purpose beyond themselves, and have a willingness to show a commitment to service and social justice. To learn more about our students and programs, please visit our Video Gallery.
  • Q. What does it mean if I work at UCLA?

    Geffen Academy was partly founded to assist in the recruitment and retention of UCLA faculty and staff. Up to 50% of the student body may be comprised of UCLA full-time employed faculty or staff. All candidates, regardless of UCLA status, are considered and evaluated by the same admissions criteria.
If you have additional questions, we invite you to email admissions@geffenacademy.ucla.edu.