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University of Wyoming Upward Bound

  • University of Wyoming Upward Bound
  • Dept 3803 1000 E University Ave
  • Laramie, WY 82071
  • 307-766-6189
  • 1970
  • Paul Hesco
  • Program Director
  • 307-766-6189

Program Description

Upward Bound/UBMS Programs are college preparatory programs funded by the United States Department of Education. We assist eligible students in preparing for successful entry into college. Program services are provided at no cost to families who meet the eligibility requirements.

Our Services

  • Tutoring (all subjects)
  • ACT/SAT Test preparation
  • Study skills workshops
  • Education in economic and financial literacy
  • Financial-aid and scholarship assistance
  • College application assistance

Our program also includes a six-week summer residential academic program hosted on the campus of the University of Wyoming.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 5%
  • White: 84%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 10%
  • African American: 1%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 174
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 70%
  • 4-yr College Graduation: 60%