1145 Gayley Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Pathway at UCLA Extension provides a blend of academic, social, and vocational experiences to students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our students are fully engaged in the UCLA campus while receiving specialized instruction and support. Pathway is housed within Continuing Education on the UCLA campus.
|Public or private:||Public|
|Type of school:||4-year college or university|
|Is this program a federally funded TPSID program?||No|
|Students in this program:||Have graduated or exited from high school|
|Number of students:||22|
|Deadline to apply to this program:||Rolling admission for fall quarter open until July 2020|
|Link to admissions process:||Admissions link|
|Requirements for admission to this program:||
|Accepts out-of-state students?:||Yes|
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||2 years|
|Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates|
|Percent of students applying who are admitted:||58%|
|Room and board:||$11,700.00|
|Program specific fees:||$0.00|
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|Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)?||Yes|
|Students pay for the program in the following ways:||
Pathway Scholarship Fund: Needs based scholarship based on FAFSA eligibility, may be combined with other financial aid awards.
|Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||
|More about course access:||
All Pathway students can audit any UCLA main campus undergraduate course. Pathway students can also audit or take for credit any UCLA Extension courses that align with their career or academic goals. Often students choose to work towards a secondary certificate at UCLA Extension in addition to Pathway's Learning and Life Skills Certification.
|Students take courses that are only for students in this program:||Yes|
|Information on special classes:||
Pathway students take core courses in Human Relationships and Sexuality, Career Development, Time Management & Organization, and Health & Nutrition. Students also attend a weekly seminar to prepare them for future internships and employment, as well as a weekly class that focuses on the skills needed to live independently.
|Time spent only with other students in this program:||Less than 25% of the time|
|Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program:||Series in Learning and Life Skills|
|The credential(s) is/are:||
|Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program:||20%|
|Other career development activities are:||
|Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program:||50%|
|We offer the following specialized credentials:||
Student can earn one of 100 Certificate Programs at UCLA Extension during their time at Pathway in addition to their Certificate in Learning and Life Skills.
|Housing is provided to students:||Yes|
|Housing options available:||
|Students participate in student organizations on campus:||Yes|
|Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program:||Less than 25%|
|Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:||
Past Pathway students have taken part in a number of social organization on campus including: UCLA Athletics, UCLA Recreation, Hooligan Theater Company, UCLA Volunteer Center, Anime Club, Leadership & Engagement(SOLE), UCLA Hillel, and Afrikan Student Union.