The Upward Bound (UB) Program assists high school students in developing the academic skills and motivation needed to successfully complete high school and to enter college upon graduation. Students receive educational, cultural and social experiences that will help prepare them to enter and succeed in college. UB students receive academic advising, after-school tutoring, weekend study skills workshops and opportunities to visit colleges and universities. Upward Bound offers an academic year and summer component.
Identify qualified youth who are low-income and potential first-generation college students.
Generate skills and motivation necessary for success in completing high school and enrolling in postsecondary education.
Encourage youth in the program to remain in and complete secondary education.
Encourage youth to enroll in postsecondary education and graduate.
"I aspire to open my own company someday. Upward Bound has been a great opportunity for me and is for anyone to have life experiences and prepare for college." - Serie Andres