UC San Diego's Summer Academy for Transfer Students offers a 5-week residential Summer Session program for 8 units of university credit toward your major, with participation in high-impact educational programs, and an opportunity to develop strong ties to faculty in your major, peers and campus. Successful completion of the Academy will shorten your time-to-degree and contribute to your success as a student.
Summer Session financial aid is available to eligible newly admitted Fall 2017 transfer students participating in the Summer Academy. Academy participants must be admitted to one of the following majors:
- Biological Sciences (including SIO Marine Biology)
- Chemistry and Biochemistry
- Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
- Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
Summer Academy costs & awards
The overall costs of the program include tuition, fees, educational programs, housing, meals, books, and supplies.
If you are eligible, financial aid loans and/or grants are available to assist you and your family in paying the remaining costs to attend the academy.
Enrollment in the Summer Academy will follow the calendar and deadlines for UCSD Summer Session 2 courses and financial aid summer awarding.
You must maintain enrollment in the program in order to receive financial aid for the summer and in order to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements for financial aid recipients.
Note: International students are not eligible for Federal or State financial aid.