FAQs

List of 6 frequently asked questions.

  • Q. How do you apply?

    Applications for 2020-2021 will open in August; we invite you to fill out an inquiry form and return in August to learn more about the requirements for the 2020-2021 year.
  • Q. How can I visit?

    Opportunities to visit exist in the form of Open Houses; we invite you to sign up for an Open House using the link above entitled "Contact / Visit Us." Due to deep interest, we are not always able to accomodate 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 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 above.
  • 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. The Geffen Academy 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, please visit our admissions home page above.
  • 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.
For more information not answered in our website, we invite you to email admissions@geffenacademy.ucla.edu.