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Pre-College Programs

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.

  • Academic Connections

    Academic Connections

    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.

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  • College Credit

    College Credit

    Get a head start on college by taking college-level courses and receiving college credit in such topics as biology, sociology, engineering and earth sciences.

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  • Global Environmental Leadership and Sustainabilty

    Global Environmental Leadership and Sustainabilty

    Engage and address the most pressing environmental issues today with hands-on education at such locations as Hawaii, Washington D.C. and Arizona.

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  • Sally Ride Science Junior Academy

    Sally Ride Science Junior Academy

    Our programs seek to ignite a passion for science, technology, engineering and math with a special focus on inspiring girls in grade 6 through 12.

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  • STE[+a]M

    STE[+a]M

    Prepare for the jobs of the future with courses that combine science, technology, engineering and math with the arts to foster innovative thinking.

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  • Test Preparation

    Test Preparation

    UC San Diego Extension is committed to providing high-quality, low-cost SAT and ACT coaching that gets results.

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