The Upward Bound Program is college preparatory programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education. We assist eligible students in preparing for successful entry into college. Program services are provided at no cost to families who meet the eligibility requirements. Students are eligible for the program either by their income level, or the potential to be a first-generation college graduate.
Number of Students Served:
US Department of Education
The University of Wyoming's Upward Bound Project seeks to foster a supportive learning environment that encourages students academic success by providing program participants the skills and motivation necessary to enter and succeed in a program of postsecondary education and to cultivate positive regard for self and others.
Raise high school GPAs to a level consistent with college entry. Prepare students for successful application and entry into college. Help students and families pursue federal financial aid and other sources of funding for college. Increase the number of first-generation and low-income students earning a college degree.
College and Postsecondary Planning:
High School (9-12):
Other Requirements :
Other (including military, workforce, vocational/trade school):
Hispanic/Latino (including Spain):
American Indian or Alaska Native:
Black or African American:
White (Including Middle Eastern):