Alabama State University Upward Bound
P.O. Box 271
Alabama State University's Upward Bound Program provides fundamental support to students seeking college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to improve pre-college performance and ultimately succeed in higher education pursuits. Upward Bound serves high school students from low income families and/or students in which neither parent holds a bachelors degree, and low-income, first generation who are preparing to enter post-secondary education. The emphasis of the Upward Bound Program is twofold: students being accepted at a post-secondary institution increasing the student's cultural identification and self-identity, as self-esteem is an important aspect in student achievement.