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New Jersey City University PreCollege Programs

  • Nelson Rodriguez
  • Director
  • 201-200-2347

Program Description

The GEAR UP College Bound program provides academic support and college preparation activities to middle school and high school students, the majority whom are from low-income families and will be the first in their families to graduate from college. These programs guide students on the path to a college or university and provide tools for academic success.

GEAR UP is funded by the United States Department of Education through a partnership with the State of New Jersey--Office of the Secretary of Higher Education--GEAR UP and New Jersey City University.

College Bound is funded by the State of New Jersey--Office of the Secretary of Higher Education--GEAR UP and New Jersey City University.

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 300
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%