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University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley

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University of California, Berkeley is home to some of the world's greatest minds, leading more than 130 academic departments and 80 interdisciplinary research units addressing the world’s most pertinent challenges.


Summer Pre-College Scholars Program

Discover courses to meet and ignite your desire to learn this summer at UC Berkeley. Berkeley Summer Sessions offers highly motivated rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to experience college life at UC Berkeley. Take college-level courses with Berkeley students, and participate in co-curricular activities and college exploration workshops. Residential, commuter, and virtual versions of the program are available.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most Summer 2021 face-to-face courses are being offered via remote instruction. Over 30 fully online Summer Sessions courses are also available.

Learn more about UC Berkeley’s residential, commuter, and virtual programs for high school students.



Other programs you may be interested in:

Freshman Edge: summer program for newly admitted UC Berkeley freshmen

Global Edge: new UC Berkeley freshmen can study at UC Berkeley in the summer and in London during the fall

Dual Degree Programs for new freshmen: earn two degrees, one from UC Berkeley and another from Sciences Po in France or The University of Hong Kong in only four years

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