UCLA Los Angeles, California Special classes in Business, Sports, Screenwriting, Acting, and Leadership 2, 3, 5 or 6 Week Programs
Fall Savings Prices ranging from $2,399 - $9,999
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  • 6 Weeks 6/24 - 8/4 $10,299 $9,999 Pre-College Program
  • 5 Weeks 6/24 - 7/28 $8,799 $8,499 Pre-College Program
  • 3 Weeks Session #1 6/24 - 7/13 $6,999 $6,699 Pre-College Program
  • 3 Weeks Session #2 7/16 - 8/4 $6,999 $6,699 Pre-College Program
  • 2 Weeks 7/16 - 7/28 $4,999 $4,699 Pre-College Program
  • 2 Weeks* 7/17 - 7/27 $2,699 $2,399 Day (Acting Curriculum Only)
Apply and enroll now for Fall Savings up to $600! 2018 tuition savings ends November 17th!

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 program, use of facilities, housing, 3 meals daily while on campus (2 meals on weekends), recreation access, 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.


UCLA - Overview

Why Summer Discovery at UCLA?

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. With its ideal location in suburban Los Angeles, UCLA is the perfect setting for a pre-college program.

At Summer Discovery at 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 31 year partnership with UCLA Summer Sessions, UCLA Anderson School of Management, UCLA Extension, and UCLA Recreation, we have provided incredible summer experiences for over 15,000 high school students. Summer Discovery students come from 43 states and over 60 countries. Join us and create long-lasting friendships with students from all over the world this summer.

  • Residential Life Live with your friends on one of the best college campuses in the United States. Become more independent with the support of our amazing staff.
  • Academics Choose from over 100 different college credit and enrichment classes or intensive programs. Psychology. Screenwriting. Sports Business. Acting. SAT Prep.
  • Activities Spend your summer discovering everything LA has to offer. From Manhattan Beach to Disneyland to LA Dodgers games, every day on and off campus is action-packed. 
  • Sports Take advantage of the amazing Pac-12 athletic facilities at UCLA through pick-up games, tournaments, and Sports Plus classes.

A typical weekday at UCLA

Every day at UCLA is unique, but here is a preview of what you can expect on campus:

8.30am Roll out of bed and head to Rieber dining hall where you can enjoy a bagel, eggs, fruit, and more on your way to class.

9.30am Grab your notebook and pen (or your surfboard) 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 LA to movie studios, local businesses, and sports stadiums.  

3.00pm Your summer, your way. Sign up for the activities you want to do. Choose from beaches, sports, shopping, museums, and more.

6.00pm Dinner time. Enjoy the unlimited portions at Hedrick dining hall. UCLA has some of the best food of any college campus.

8.00pm Movie premieres. Comedy shows. Concerts. Major league sports. You will never forget the memories you make with your friends in LA.

11.00pm Order a pizza, watch a movie, or play ping pong in the lounge. After a full day, it’s nice to relax with friends.

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