Dismiss notification

Utah Valley University Upward Bound

  • Utah Valley University Upward Bound
  • 800 W. University Parkway
    MS 150
  • Orem, UT 84058
  • Ivette Peve
  • Outreach Advisor
  • 801-863-8718

Program Description

Upward Bound is a federally funded program sponsored by Utah Valley University. It assists high school students who will be the first generation in their family to graduate from college with a two or four year degree.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • White: 17%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 24
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Utah Valley University

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 80%
  • 4-yr College Graduation: 60%