UC Santa Barbara
Summer at UC Santa Barbara
Ready to explore the beautiful beaches and scenic mountains of Santa Barbara while conducting research and taking academically intensive courses in your favorite subjects? Located on the edge of the Santa Ynez mountains and overlooking the Pacific Ocean, University of California, Santa Barbara provides a dynamic living and learning environment where students can make their dreams a reality.
Summer Sessions, in partnership with Summer Discovery, will be running two pre-college programs on campus this summer. The Research Mentorship Program (RMP) and the Summer Research Academies (SRA) allow participants to discover interdisciplinary subjects while acquiring new knowledge through university-level research. These transformative summer experiences are designed to shape each student's academic, professional, personal, and social development. We can't wait for you to join us on campus at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and learn from top instructors at one of America’s top public universities.
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UC Santa Barbara Programs
Summer Discovery offers high school programs at UC Santa Barbara.
Summer Discovery's pre-college program gives teens a head start in understanding college life. From designing their own schedule to immersive travel experiences and adventures both on and off campus, our programs are that perfect blend of serious and fun. Summer Discovery provides an opportunity to hone in on your passion through diverse course offerings, make lifelong friendships, and return to high school a more confident version of yourself, while building that college resume.More InfoMore Info
Discover our curriculum offerings across various subject areas, complete with detailed descriptions to help you pick the perfect courses. Immerse yourself in unforgettable locations as you embark on your best summer yet!
UC Santa Barbara
- 3 meals during the weekday, 2 on the weekend
- Transportation for included activities
- Use of athletic and recreation facilities
- Blanket and pillow
- Safety and supervision
- Contact a program specialist for more information at 516-447-4907.
- Application fee
- Airfare and airport transfers
- Supplemental course fees may apply
- Meals eaten off campus
- Medical expenses
- Spending money
- For international students, the international registration fee is $379 (residential)