UC San Diego Pre-College Programs
UC San Diego Extension
Test Preparation

UC San Diego Pre-College Programs

UC San Diego Extension offers a wealth of resources to inspire young and growing minds. Programs are offered throughout the year. Application may be required.

Test Prep

K12 Test PrepOur rigorous Test Prep courses deliver high quality courses in a condensed amount of time - at a fraction of the price of similar programs. Experienced instructors will share proven strategies and test-taking techniques so students can successfully test for the ACT®, SAT®, GMAT®, GRE®, LSAT®, and MCAT®.
Learn More

Academic Connections

Academic ConnectionsGifted high school students experience the perfect mix of academic challenge and summer fun with Academic Connections. Students can choose to attend a three-week program in San Diego or a one-week program in Hawai'i, Arizona, or New Mexico. Students can expect an exciting, challenging summer that will introduce them to undergraduate life.
Learn More

ThoughtSTEM

K12 ThoughtSTEMScience and technology-minded middle and high school students can deepen their knowledge through our year-round STEM-related courses. From mobile app development, to game design and coding, and various program languages, courses are designed to develop young minds and prepare them for the exciting world of STEM.
Learn More

STE[+a]M™

STEAMSTE[+a]M™ is about science, technology, engineering, math - and art. It's about using both sides of the brain for a well-rounded education. Find out how UCSD Extension is at the national forefront of this exciting, innovative movement and how your child can be a part of it.
Learn More

Reading Programs

Reading ProgramsReading is the cornerstone of learning. Our programs have something for everyone, from kindergarteners to adults. Children will learn indispensable skills while adults will gain fresh insights and techniques to this universally enjoyable activity.
Learn More