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University of Kansas (Upward Bound)

  • University of Kansas (Upward Bound)
  • 1122 West Campus Road
    JRP Hall Room 305
  • Lawrence, KS 66045
  • Eric Patterson
  • Upward Bound Academic Advisor
  • 785-864-9793

Program Description

Upward Bound, a pre-college TRIO program funded by the U.S. Department of Education, assists students in completing high school and preparing for college. This free program offers activities designed to help students reach their full academic and personal potential.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 89
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students

First-Generation

  • More than 75%