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Washington State University - Columbia Basin (Upward Bound)

  • Washington State University - Columbia Basin (Upward Bound)
  • 803 East Sharon Avenue
  • Moses Lake, WA 98837
  • (509) 766-2666
  • 2007
  • Janis Koreis
  • Director
  • (509) 766-2666

Program Description

Upward Bound provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in their precollege performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits.

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
  • Mentoring
  • Other
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 2%
  • White: 28%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 2%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 60%
  • Other: 2%
  • African American: 7%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 63
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 59
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 44%
  • 4-yr College Graduation: 1%