6 week session open to students completing grades 10, 11 & 12.
2, 3, and 5 week sessions open to students completing grades 9, 10, 11 & 12.
Tuition includes: Term fees, academic enrichment program, comprehensive welcome orientation and ice-breakers, use of facilities, housing in UCLA Residence Hall, 3 meals daily while on campus (2 meals on weekends), use of UCLA Athletic and recreation facilities, activities, blanket and pillow, and sheets and towel with weekly linen exchange.
Not included: Application fee, $70 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers (Available for $75 each way), class materials, course supplements, $50 document fee for unlimited official UCLA transcripts (6 week program only), meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, souvenirs, and personal spending money.
The sun. The surf. The sky. The beach. The sand. The waves. Yes, it sounds like we’re describing the perfect vacation – but a picturesque setting can also be a great place to learn. A relaxing atmosphere and beautiful backdrop are perfect conditions for studying and keeping your focus.
At Summer Discovery UCLA, we help you prepare for your transition from high school to college. Our pre-college program combines academics, athletics, and activities to give high school students a great introduction to college life.
During our 32-year partnership with UCLA Summer Sessions, UCLA Anderson, UCLA Extension, and UCLA Recreation, we have provided incredible summer experiences for over 15,000 high school students. Summer Discovery students come from 47 states and over 80 countries. This summer, join us – and create long-lasting friendships with students from all over the world.
We are partnered with UCLA and Collegewise, the highest regarded worldwide college counseling experts, to offer our students the following benefits:
There’s a lot going on at UCLA. Dive in head first and get the full experience of what a day in the life of a UCLA student is like.
You must arrive and depart on the specified arrival and departure days only. 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.
6-week session: Arrive June 24, depart August 4
5-week session: Arrive June 24, depart July 28
3-week #1 session: Arrive June 24, depart July 13
3-week #2 session: Arrive July 16, depart August 4
2-week session: Arrive July 16, depart July 28
3-week #1 session: Arrive June 25, depart July 12
3-week #2 session: Arrive July 17 , depart August 3
2-week program: Arrive July 17, depart July 27
Our travel agency, Musiker Travel, makes all flight arrangements for students from North America upon request. If you live outside of North America, you will receive instructions for making your own flight arrangements. Students who are being driven to campus will receive directions in the spring.
Summer Discovery provides escorted transfers from/to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) for $75 each way. We will meet you at either the baggage claim area or outside customs for international flights to assist with your arrival. For departures, our staff will assist you with check-in and accompany you to security.