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Creighton University Classic Upward Bound

Program Description

Classic Upward Bound (CUB) is federally funded program that assists Omaha high school students in achieving academic skills and personal growth necessary for successful completion of high school and admission to a four-year college/university. Upward Bound programs supplement the student's high school experience with academic preparation, career exploration and self-development opportunities. Classic Upward Bound at Creighton University is for students who demonstrate a desire for higher education.

The purposes of CUB are to provide participants with academic enhancement services, cultural exposure opportunities, and assistance with college admissions and financial aid searches.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

First-Generation

  • Between 50% and 75%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 87%