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Suffolk University (Upward Bound)

Program Description

Upward Bound (UB) at Suffolk University is a federally funded program under the Department of Education that seeks to increase college access and educational opportunities for first-generation and/or low-income students. Our focus is on college acceptance and attendance, and all students are supported through graduation from high school.

Our mission is to provide academic, social, and cultural support services necessary to ensure each student achieves success in college and beyond.Our services include individualized advising, mentoring, tutoring, academic instruction, summer programming, and other services that help students have a more productive and rewarding college experience and encourage each student to achieve his or her potential.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation


Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk


  • More than 75%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Suffolk University