Upward Bound (UB) is a program for eligible high school students who want to go to college and are ready to work hard to do so. We offer the following services free of charge to scholars in the program:
- Academic advising
- Academic enrichment classes in math, science, literature, writing, foreign language and more
- SAT preparation course
- Summer program with college residential week
- Assistance with college, financial aid & scholarship applications
- Trips to colleges & cultural events
- Volunteer & leadership opportunities
- Senior cultural reward trip to Washington D.C.
- Parent workshops in English & Spanish
- A team of professionals who are committed to the success of our scholars
- A positive and supportive environment where our scholars thrive!
UB Scholars Achieve
100% of our 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, and 2004 graduates enrolled in college the fall semester immediately following high school graduation.
85% of our 2012, 2008 & 2005 graduates enrolled in college the fall semester immediately following high school graduation.
Our UB graduates have gone on to attend:
Some of our alumni have gone on to graduate school after earning their bachelors degree! They are attending:
- American University, Washington, DC
- Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
- Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
- University of Houston, Houston, TX
We are very proud of all our UB graduates!
Upward Bound is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education