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University of California - Berkeley Upward Bound

  • University of California - Berkeley Upward Bound
  • Hearst Field Annex
    Building C-50
  • Berkeley, CA 94720
  • Hazel Amina
  • UB Counselor
  • (510) 289-9375

Program Description

Upward Bound (UB) is a federally funded educational program for low-income (as defined by federal income guidelines) and/or first-generation to- college students. The Upward Bound program works with an annual budget of $790K. UB provides free services and activities on a year-round basis to motivate and prepare students for success in education beyond high school. Students accepted into the program are expected to remain in the program until high school graduation and make a serious commitment to their academic education. Parents/guardians are also expected to make a commitment by attending meetings and ensuring that students meet their program responsibilities.

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 169
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Harvard College
  • Stanford University
  • University of California-Berkeley
  • University of California-Los Angeles
  • Yale University