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UC Davis Pre-College Discovery Programs

Jump Start Your Future at UC Davis

We're serious about fun, but we're really serious about academics. UC Davis Discovery Programs provides an active, hands-on opportunity for junior high and high school students to discover new interests, explore potential careers and build skills for academic success at one of the world's top universities. If you're looking to prepare for college or interested in exploring a major or a career, you’ve come to the right place. Throughout the year, students can test drive various careers with our immersive, simulation-based courses or improve their study skills in an online college preparation course. In the summer, high schoolers can live the college life at UC Davis with our exciting two-week summer pre-college programs.