Overview

UC San Diego Extension’s Pre-College Programs provide 4th-12th grade students opportunities to become immersed in intellectually and academically enriching experiences that leverage the power of an internationally ranked public university. Offering online credit-bearing year-round and summer programs for kids, teens, and adults.

Your Future Starts Here

Our world-class faculty offers academic and intellectual enrichment through our year-round online pre-college programs for kids, teens, and adults. We offer cutting-edge coursework and career development programs, ensuring our students have the opportunities to become changemakers, equipped with the tools needed to address the world's most pressing issues.

Students engage in unparalleled educational opportunities that leverage the intellectual capital of an internationally ranked research university and teach highly sought-after skills that can make students more competitive candidates for college admissions and internship opportunities. 

Academic Connections students engage with some of the most exciting fields of research UC San Diego has to offer in physical and social sciences, engineering, and arts and humanities. All courses are challenging and place emphasis on active learning and putting knowledge to use in independent and creative ways.

In our Research Scholars program, students receive unparalleled educational opportunities that leverage the intellectual capital of an internationally ranked research university and teach highly sought-after skills that can make students more competitive candidates for college admissions and internship opportunities. Students assume the role of researcher, becoming fully immersed in projects that have real-world applications.

The Sally Ride Science Junior Academy offers fascinating and fun STEAM workshops for students entering grades 3 through 12. Embracing the roles of space explorer, ocean engineer, computer scientist and more, they immerse themselves in hands-on projects. Top-notch STEAM instructors incorporate real-life stories of vibrant women conducting research in each field inspiring students and making STEAM careers more accessible.

Cost and Session Information

To find out more about session dates, costs, and about our classroom format, be sure to check out our website!

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