Prison University Project

Prison University Project is a on-profit organization that supports the College Program at San Quentin State Prison, an associate's degree program  Courses are taught by volunteers, most of them graduate students, instructors, and faculty members from San Francisco Bay Area colleges and universities.  Associate's degrees are awarded by Patten University, with recent degree course offerings including Calculus, Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, English, and Composition. Nineteen courses are offered per semester, with most worth 3 credits; 60 credits are required for graduation.

Phone Number: 
415-455-8088
Email Address: 
info@prisonuniversityproject.org