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South Seattle Community College (Upward Bound)

Program Description

The South Seattle Community College TRIO Upward Bound Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and serves students at the Tyee Educational Complex (Global Connections High School and ACE) and the Evergreen Campus (HS3 and TEC), providing low-income and potential first-generation students with the skills and motivation to complete high school, go to college, and graduate from college.

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
  • Other
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 132
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Arizona State University (2)
  • Bellevue College (2)
  • Central Washington University (4)
  • Clark Atlanta University (1)
  • Eastern Washington University (4)
  • Highline College (8)
  • North Seattle College (1)
  • Oberlin College (1)
  • Saint Martin's University (1)
  • South Seattle College (4)
  • University of California-Davis (1)
  • University of Washington-Seattle Campus (8)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (1)
  • Washington State University (5)
  • Western Oregon University (1)

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 85%