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Near North Development Corp Upward Bound

  • Near North Development Corp Upward Bound
  • 1251 N. Clybourn Avenue
  • Chicago, IL 60610
  • 312.337.5666

Program Description

Upward Bound (UB) a federally funded TRIO program by the US Department of Education. The program helps high school students prepare for higher education. Participants receive instruction in literature, composition, foreign language, mathematics, and science. The NNDC UB program provides services to students from Orr Academy High School.

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
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing


  • More than 75%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (5)