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Peninsula College - Upward Bound

  • Peninsula College - Upward Bound
  • 1502 East Lauridsen Blvd
  • Port Angeles, WA 98362
  • (360) 452-9277
  • Rosalynn Rees
  • Upward Bound Outreach and Retention Coordinator
  • (360) 417-7971

Program Description

Upward Bound is a federally funded college preparatory program that offers assistance to low-income and first-generation, college-bound high school students. The focus of Upward Bound is to develop skills needed for postsecondary education and to help its graduates enter and stay in college working toward a four-year degree.

Upward Bound is a part of the U.S. Department of Education's initiative to address critical national needs and support our mission of increasing access to quality postsecondary education.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%