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University of the District of Columbia Upward Bound

  • University of the District of Columbia Upward Bound
  • 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW
  • Washington, DC 20008
  • 202-274-5032
  • 1965
  • Cindi Jackson
  • Educational Counselor
  • 202-274-5590

Program Description

The Upward Bound Program at the University of the District of Columbia is a year-round college preparatory program that provides first-generation high school students with academic assistance, educational and career guidance and cultural enrichment. As a TRiO Program, this program is funded by the United States Department of Education.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%