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KU Upward Bound Math Science-LT

  • KU Upward Bound Math Science-LT
  • 1122 W Campus Rd Room 305
  • Lawrence, KS 66045
  • (785) 864-0111

Program Description

Upward Bound serves rising 9th- to 12th-grade students who are low-income and/or first-generation college students and who express a desire to pursue a postsecondary education. The academic year program provides: academic advising, tutoring, campus visits, financial aid workshops, parent workshops, ACT workshops, and career fairs. In the summer, the program sponsors a six-week residential summer institute that offers classes Mondayâ??Thursday on the KU campus. In addition, Upward Bound offers a summer institute for graduating seniors to attend KU for four weeks and earn six college credit hours.

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 60
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Emporia State University
  • Johnson County Community College
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College
  • Kansas State University
  • University of Kansas