Middle and high school students from all school districts within the Greater San Antonio Area are encouraged to apply.
Year 1 requirements include:
- Parental or guardian permission
- A recommendation from a mathematics teacher and a second recommendation from a Science or English teacher or school counselor.
- Satisfactory conduct grades and an essay
- Students in grades 6 and 7 require a 90 or better average in current mathematics, science and English class (85 or better if in honors or advanced placement)
- Students in grades 8, 9, and 10 require an 85 or better average in current mathematics, science and English class (80 or better if in honors or advanced placement)
- Students in grades 11 and 12 are admitted with special permission only
Year 2, 3 and 4 requirements:
- Students who successfully complete Year 1, 2 or 3 PREP are invited to apply for the following year of PREP.
When are applications accepted?
Applications for San Antonio PREP are accepted starting November 1st with a deadline of January 31. Applications for TexPREP and PREP-USA have various start dates and closing dates as late as June. Check each campus site page for detailed information.