The University of Michigan is consistently ranked as one of America’s top 25 universities and is known for its sports teams and vibrant school spirit. Famous alumni include U.S. President Gerald Ford, Olympian Michael Phelps, and Madonna. This ‘Public Ivy’ is located in the classic college town of Ann Arbor.
UCLA is recognized worldwide for excellence in academics and athletics. It is consistently ranked as one of America’s top 25 universities and has more NCAA team championships than any other school. Famous alumni include Matt Damon, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Jim Morrison. UCLA is ideally located in suburban Los Angeles.
UCLA and Michigan are both perfect settings for a pre-college program. Can’t choose between the two? You don’t have to. With our incredible Combo Programs, you can spend half of your summer at sunny UCLA and the other half at spirited Michigan. Compare life on two dynamic campuses and start thinking about where you see yourself in the future.
The best of both worlds. Start your summer at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. After 3 awesome weeks at Michigan, travel with your friends for a spectacular weekend in Chicago. Then it’s off to the west coast for 2 weeks at UCLA. You’re going to love the California lifestyle.
Would you rather start your summer on the west coast? Try the reverse. Enjoy 3 amazing weeks in Los Angeles at UCLA. Next, stopover in Chicago for the weekend on the way to Michigan. Complete your summer with 2 fun-filled weeks at Michigan and learn the true meaning of GO BLUE!
Every day on campus is unique, but here is a preview of what you can expect:
Make your summer twice as great. Our Combo Programs combine academics, athletics, and activities at 2 incredible universities to give high school students 2 unique pre-college experiences. There’s so much happening at Michigan and UCLA. Click on the links below to learn about life on each campus.
Enjoy 3 days and 2 nights in the windy city on your way to UCLA or Michigan. We’ll shop the Magnificent Mile, grab a bite at Navy Pier, take an evening cruise on Lake Michigan and so much more. You’ll also have the chance to visit Northwestern University.
Bus transportation, hotel accommodations, activities, and 2 meals per day are included.
You must arrive and depart on the specified arrival and departure days only, at the airports listed below. If this is not possible, you must arrive the day after arrival day or depart the day before departure day. There are no rooms available at our residence hall outside of the dates of the program.
5 week session: Arrive June 30, depart August 3
Our travel agency, Musiker Travel, makes all flight arrangements for students from North America at your request. If you live outside of North America, you will receive instructions for making your own flight arrangements.
All Combo Program students enjoy a weekend in Chicago on the way to UCLA or Michigan. The chaperoned group flight to/from Chicago is booked exclusively by Musiker Travel. There is an additional fee for the flight which is not included in your tuition.
Summer Discovery provides escorted transfers from/to Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) and from/to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) for $75 each way. We meet you at baggage claim or outside customs for international flights, and assist with your departure.
Tuition includes: Academics, housing, meals and activities as described in each campus' section, and Chicago Weekend.
Not included: Application fee, $95 student ID/technology fee, airfare from/to home city and to/from Chicago, airport transfers, course supplements, etc., as described in each individual campus' section.