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Rutgers University (Upward Bound Piscataway Campus)

  • Rutgers University (Upward Bound Piscataway Campus)
  • Lucy Stone Hall, Room A316 54 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
  • Piscataway, NJ 08854
  • (848) 445-3090

Program Description

Upward Bound Program provides young scholars with a series of specialized preparatory services including; tutoring, mentoring, advising, programming, college courses and on campus experiences with research faculty to increase student persistence and graduation from high school and admission to institutions of higher 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

  • Between 50% and 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Hobart & William Smith Colleges
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Northwestern University
  • Philadelphia University
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick
  • Spelman College