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CSULA Upward Bound Math and Science (Los Angeles)

Program Description

The Upward Bound Math and Science programs are designed to prepare participants for postsecondary education programs that lead to careers in the fields of math and science.

The UB program strives to instill the importance and value of postsecondary education in its participants through a rigorous academic program and caring staff. Our goal is to generate in participants the skills and motivation necessary for success in secondary education and beyond.

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
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 325
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • Between 50% and 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • California State University-Los Angeles

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 90%