The Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) is a state-wide college preparatory program sponsored by the University of California. UCSB EAOP currently serves students from select schools in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Kern Counties.


EAOP in the News

  • UCSB Early Academic Outreach Program Holds College Readiness Academies
    For the third year in a row, UC Santa Barbara’s Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) will sponsor a series of College Readiness Academies for incoming high school seniors. The intensive college prep camps are hosted at EAOP partnership high schools in Carpinteria, Oxnard and Bakersfield.
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  • Rio Mesa retains academic outreach coordinator
    Rio Mesa High School students won’t have to look far for an expert’s help in filling out the paperwork necessary to attend college. The Oxnard Union High School District board renewed a contract last week with UC Santa Barbara to keep Griselda Sanchez, an academic outreach coordinator, on the Rio Mesa campus.
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  • South High School sends more seniors to college
    It's an encouraging turnaround for one local school. Dozens of South High School seniors will attend a four-year university this fall which is nearly three times the number accepted three years ago.
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  • In California, Push for College Diversity Starts Earlier
    As the Supreme Court weighs a case that could decide the future of affirmative action in college admissions, California offers one glimpse of a future without it.
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