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    Summer Discovery: University of California-Santa Barbara

    Summer Discovery: University of California-Santa Barbara


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Provided By: College, Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: Six Weeks, Four Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Biology, Mentoring
    • Selective: Yes
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: > $3,000
    • Career Clusters: Marketing, Sales and Service, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: Yes
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    Ready to explore the beautiful beaches and scenic mountains of Santa Barbara while taking academically intensive classes in your favorite subjects? Located on the edge of the Santa Ynez mountains and overlooking the Pacific Ocean, UC Santa Barbara provides a dynamic living and learning environment where students can make their dreams a reality.

    Learn from top instructors at America’s #7 Top Public University. Choose an enrichment academy in STEM, Marketing, Marine Science, and more! After class, take a leisurely bike ride to the hip town of Isla Vista. Enjoy the Spanish architecture and sunny skies while visiting cafes, surf shops, galleries, and boutiques. Or, take a supervised trip to the tourist town of Santa Barbara and eat at one of the many restaurants or stroll through the Santa Barbara Zoo. Did we mention that we can see the Pacific Ocean from our windows? With mentorship and research at the forefront of this program, you'll be well-prepared for pre-professional studies!

    Cost and Session Information

    The UC-Santa Barbara Programs range in cost from $8,199 - $10,899. See below for program options: 4 Week Session Summer Research Academies (June 26, 2022 - July 23, 2022): $8,199 - college credit 6 Week Session Research Mentorship Program (June 19, 2022 - July 30, 2022): $10,899 - college credit