Mechanical Engineering at UCLA

Learn all about mechanical engineering through the design and creation of cranes

Summer Springboard program located on the campus of UCLA

Program Highlights

Discover one of the oldest engineering branches with concepts that are used in all sub-branches of engineering.
Gain an understanding of core areas including mechanics, thermodynamics, structural analysis, and electricity.
Learn critical formulas needed to calculate loads and stresses upon different objects and materials.
Utilize Computer-Aided Design (CAD) to design and build a project using the principles of mechanical engineering.

Residential Price: $4,998 USD (+ supplemental fees)

Extended Commuter Price: $3,398 USD (+ supplemental fees)

Commuter Price: $2,798 USD (+ supplemental fees)


Late June: June 27-July 9, 2021

Early July: July 11-July 23, 2021


UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Course Overview

Mechanical engineering is an exciting field, offering jobs in almost every industry. Some of the top industries hiring mechanical engineers today include engineering services, R&D and manufacturing. This hands-on course will provide exposure to mechanical engineers who can share their personal academic and career paths. 

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Summer Springboard Pre-College Summer Program