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Arizona State University - Veterans Upward Bound

  • Arizona State University - Veterans Upward Bound
  • 1250 S College Ave
    Irish Hall A, Room #121
  • Tempe, AZ 85287
  • 480-965-3944

Program Description

The Veterans Upward Bound Project (VUB) at Arizona State University (ASU) is a federally funded educational program that serves veterans who are either low-income or potential first-generation college students. Veterans Upward Bound�¢??s mission is to motivate and assist veterans as they pursue higher education. The goal of VUB is to improve veterans�¢?? academic skills by providing FREE courses in English (composition & literature), mathematics (basic math to pre-calculus), computer literacy, laboratory science, foreign language and college planning (including financial literacy & career guidance) in order to enroll in and earn a postsecondary degree at the educational institution of their choice.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 0
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 140

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Arizona State University-Tempe