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Snow College Upward Bound

  • Snow College Upward Bound
  • 150 College Avenue
  • Ephraim, UT 84627
  • 435-283-7000

Program Description

The Upward Bound program at Snow College was originally founded in 1989 and serves participants specifically from Manti, North Sanpete, and Gunnison high schools. Upward Bound gives underprivileged students an opportunity to prepare for higher education. Qualifying participants receive instruction in literature, composition, mathematics, and science after school, on Saturdays, and during the summer.

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

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 4%
  • White: 37%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 4%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 19%
  • African American: 35%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 70
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

First-Generation

  • Between 50% and 75%