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UNLV Upward Bound Math & Science Center

  • UNLV Upward Bound Math & Science Center
  • 4505 Maryland Parkway
    Room 301 Box 452006
  • Las Vegas, NV 89154
  • 702-895-4777
  • 1999

Program Description

The Center is a set of federally-funded college opportunity programs designed to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds in their pursuit of a college degree.

The Center serves eligible participants who are low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to post-baccalaureate degree.

The Center provides academic tutoring, personal counseling, mentoring, financial literacy & guidance, and other supports necessary for educational access, retention and graduation. We provide direct support services for students, as well as relevant national training for directors and their staff.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Mentoring
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 200
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

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

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%