In an increasingly competitive world, properly preparing for the rigors of college is critical to future success. That’s why Extension offers a wide-range of pre-college courses from STEAM to test prep to college credit. Extension’s goal is not only to help students stand out during the college application process but also get the most out of their education going forward.
High school students can get a jump on the college experience through this three-week residential summer program held on the UC San Diego campus.
UC Scout courses help middle and high school students satisfy a-g subject requirements to meet University of California and California State University admission requirements.
College level courses designed for high school students who want to get ahead and earn college credit in such topics as biology, sociology, engineering and earth science
Career pathway programs for high school students to fulfill passions, explore new interests and gain hands-on experience before entering the workforce or applying for college.
High school students engage and address the most pressing environmental issues with hands-on education at such locations as Hawaii, Washington D.C. and Arizona.
Free Sally Ride Science STEAM workshops at participating San Diego Public Library locations.
UC San Diego Extension partnerships give students opportunities to gain technical know-how and problem-solving skills through a creative and hands-on approach.
Unparalleled educational opportunities that allow students to assume the role of researchers, fully immersed in projects that have real-world applications.
Our programs seek to ignite a passion for science, technology, engineering, arts and math for students in grades 4 through 12.
UC San Diego Extension is committed to providing high-quality, low-cost test preparation that helps achieve higher test scores for the SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT.
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