Our federally-funded TRiO program provides high school students with educational opportunities designed to prepare them for higher education and
The UB Goal is making dreams of college a reality!
Top Ten Reasons to join Upward Bound!
To experience what it feels like to be a college student
To discover who you are, what you are, where you are, and why you are the way you
To learn more about our world and society, and how they affect us today
To make lifelong friendships
To develop leadership skills
To make your family proud
To improve your grades
To discover your own potential for success and achievement
To succeed in high school, college and beyond
TO HAVE FUN!!!!
Academic skill development
Weekly tutoring and study sessions
Academic advising and monitoring of academic progress
Individualized assistance with personal, social, family development
Cultural, social, and self-enrichment activities and trips
Parent Involvement workshops and support
College and career exploration
Leadership and team building activities
Goal setting and time management development
Preparation and fees paid for the PSAT, SAT, ACT, and the NM High School Competency
College application assistance
Financial Aid workshops & FAFSA assistance
Social skills development
Motivational guest speakers
Visits to local and out-of-state colleges and universities
UB Family Involvement
Families are an integral and valuable resource to the TRiO Upward Bound Program. The
program will offer parent workshops throughout each year and families will be invited
to various UB activities.
Is Upward Bound successful?
YES! 88% of Upward Bound graduates have entered post-secondary education. TRiO program
research shows that Upward Bound students are four times more likely to earn a college
degree than students from similar backgrounds who do not participate in the program.