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Kean University - Upward Bound

  • Trevor Ramkissoon
  • Counselor
  • (908) 737-3619

Program Description

Kean University's College of Natural Applied and Health Sciences offers an intensive Saturday and summer six week residential program for students beginning in the 9th grade. The Upward Bound Project is one of the eight Federal TRIO Programs designed to identify and provide students from low income families and students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree. The goal of Upward Bound is increase the rate at which participants complete high school and enroll and graduate from college in four years

Services Provided

  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Other
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation


Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Kean University