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.
- To identify qualified youth who are low-income and potential first generation college students.
- To generate skills and motivation necessary for success in completing high school and enrolling in post-secondary education.
- To encourage youth in the program to remain in and complete secondary education.
- To encourage youth to enroll in post-secondary education and graduate.