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.
High School students experience the perfect mix of academic challenge and summer fun. Students join other motivated high school students from around the globe, and prepare for an exciting summer as you are introduced to the challenges and rigors of undergraduate life at a premier research university in one of America's most dynamic cities.
The Research Scholars provides academically motivated rising high school students with the opportunity to conduct university-level research with UC San Diego faculty in state-of-the-art laboratories, alongside some of the sharpest scientific minds in the country.
College Exploration provides an opportunity for students to explore an academic interest in-depth, investigate a subject they are curious about, as well as gain excellent preparation for the increasingly competitive college admission process. Each offering is designed to engage students in an intensive exploration of a specific topic through lectures, discussions, and individual and group work.