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University of San Francisco (Upward Bound Math and Science)

  • University of San Francisco (Upward Bound Math and Science)
  • 2130 Fulton Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94117
  • (415) 422-2493
  • Janice Dirden
  • (415) 422-2493

Program Description

The goal of the University of San Francisco Upward Bound Project is to prepare bright and promising high school students from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds to succeed in college. The Upward Bound Project has been a part of the USF community since 1966 and is a federally funded program. The Upward Bound Math and Science Program, which began in 2007, is designed specifically to prepare students for college majors and careers focused on "STEM" fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

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
  • Mentoring
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)



  • Between 50% and 75%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 90%