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University of New Mexico-Taos Upward Bound Math and Science

  • University of New Mexico-Taos Upward Bound Math and Science
  • 1157 County Road 110
  • Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557
  • Jennifer Miranda
  • Program Coordinator
  • 575-779-3981

Program Description

The Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) program is a US Department of Education TRiO Grant Initiative targeting low-income high school students. UBMS is designed to strengthen the math and science skills of participating students in Taos Municipal Schools. The goal of the program is to encourage students to recognize and develop their potential to pursue post-secondary degrees in STEM (Science Technology Engineering or Mathematics).

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
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 60
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

First-Generation

  • Between 50% and 75%