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Dillard University Upward Bound

  • Dillard University Upward Bound
  • 2601 Gentilly Boulevard
  • New Orlean, LA 70122

Program Description

Dillard University's Upward Bound is a federally funded program that serves first-generation, low-income students.

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
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • African American: 100%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 68
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 90%