COSMOS

Eligibility: Rising Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors
Category: STEM
Locations: UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC San Diego, and UC Santa Cruz
Duration: 4 weeks
Price: In-State $3,732; Out-Of-State $6,300
Application fee: $30
Description: COSMOS is an intensive four-week summer residential program for students who have demonstrated an aptitude for academic and professional careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. Talented and motivated students completing grades 8-12 have the opportunity to work with renowned faculty, researchers and scientists in state-of-the-art facilities, while exploring advanced STEM topics far beyond the courses usually offered in California high schools. Through challenging curricula that are both hands-on and lab intensive, COSMOS fosters its students’ interests, skills, and awareness of educational and career options in STEM fields.