Open to students completing grades 9,10,11 & 12.
Tuition includes: Academics, housing, meals and activities as described in each campus' section, and Chicago Weekend.
Not included: Application fee, $70 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.
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 or 3 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, stop over 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:
8.30am Wake up and head to breakfast where you can enjoy a bagel, eggs, fruit, and more on your way to class.
9.30am Grab your notebook and pen and don’t be late for class.
11.30am What’s one great thing about college? Long lunch breaks. Enjoy a leisurely lunch with friends, catch up on homework, or workout at the gym.
1.00pm Back to class, but not always in the classroom. Many classes take field trips around town to local businesses, movie studios, and sports stadiums.
3.00pm Your summer, your way. Sign up for the activities you want to do. Choose from sports, shopping, beaches, museums, college visits, and more.
6.00pm Dinner time. Enjoy the unlimited portions at the dining hall. How much pizza can you eat?
8.00pm Movies. Comedy shows. Concerts. Major league sports. You will never forget the memories you make with your friends this summer.
11.00pm Order a pizza, watch a movie, or play games in the lounge. After a full day, it’s nice to relax with friends in the residence hall.