The UC San Diego Academic Connections pre-college program connects high achieving high school students with college subject matter courses led by graduate students in a wide array of academic disciplines, renown UCSD faculty researchers and subject matter experts in the field.
Gifted high school students from around the world choose UCSD pre-college
programs to prepare for success, and experience college-level academics.
Approximately one-fourth of our students are first-generation, low income students. Would you like to be a part of this effort? Learn More
Why UC San Diego?
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of
the top 10 public universities by U.S. News & World Report and
ranked number one in the nation for public service by the Washington
Monthly. Our location is unparalleled, our impact unmistakable.