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Midlands Technical College (Upward Bound)

  • Midlands Technical College (Upward Bound)
  • 1260 Lexington Drive
  • West Columbia, SC 29170
  • 803-822-3384

Program Description

The Midlands Technical College Upward Bound (UB) program is designed to provide support services to high school students (grades 9-12) to prepare them to graduate from high school and enroll in and graduate from college. Upward Bound is funded by the US Department of Education and serves students in designated high schools in Lexington and Fairfield counties.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Community service/service hours
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Other
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 1%
  • White: 19%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 5%
  • Other: 1%
  • African American: 73%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 66
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • More than 75%