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California State University Dominguez Hills (Upward Bound Math and Science)

  • California State University Dominguez Hills (Upward Bound Math and Science)
  • 1000 East Victoria Street
    SCC 1137
  • Carson, CA 90747
  • 310-243-2872
  • Tiffany Samuel
  • Director
  • 310-243-2872

Program Description

The TRiO Upward Bound Math Science Center (UBMS) is a federally funded program hosted by California State University-Dominguez Hills, that prepares low-income and first-generation high school students to pursue degrees and careers in math and science. We work to elevate students who have an interest in and talent for science, technology, engineering and math through intensive instruction, hands-on experiences and opportunities to learn from professional mathematicians and scientists in a variety of fields. The UBMS Program offers an academic-year component and a summer residential component. Students are required to participate in both components from freshman through senior year.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Community service/service hours
  • Other
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 60
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Arizona State University-Tempe
  • California State University-Sacramento
  • California State University-San Marcos
  • San Diego State University
  • San Jose State University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California-Berkeley
  • University of California-Los Angeles
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of Southern California