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PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS FACTS


97% Retention Rate:
 Our students consistently return from year to year.

93% College Enrollment Rate: Our graduates attend colleges like Harvard, Howard, Johns Hopkins, Morehouse, NYU, Ohio State, St. John's, Syracuse, Temple, Towson, University of Maryland, UNC, UPenn, and UVA.

96% Persistence Rate: Our students remain enrolled in college from year to year.


Upward
Bound

Upward Bound offers students academic and career counseling toward the goals of admission to and graduation from four-year post-secondary institutions.

Upward Bound supplements secondary school experiences and creates opportunities for students to enhance their academic, social skills, and confidence.

The Upward Bound Program consists of two components:

  • Our Six-week summer session provides an on-campus residential experience, academic coursework in mathematics, science, composition, reading, foreign languages, and college preparatory study skills.

  • Our Academic year sessions offers academic instruction, tutoring, college and career counseling, and other social and academic opportunities.

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Upward Bound
Math-Science

The Upward Bound Math-Science (UBMS) Program provides academic and career counseling to students interested in careers in mathematics and science, with the goal of preparing students for admission to four-year, post-secondary institutions.

The UBMS Program supplements participants' secondary school experiences by providing opportunities for academic and social skills development.

The Upward Bound Math-Science Program consists of two components:

    Our Six-week summer session provides an on-campus residential experience, academic coursework in mathematics, science, composition, reading, foreign languages, and college preparatory study skills.
  • Our Academic year sessions offers academic instruction, tutoring, college and career counseling, and other social and academic opportunities.

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LIFT
 

The LIFT Program provides affordable academic services to students who did not meet the eligibility criteria of Upward Bound programs.

College admissions are increasingly more competitive. Students need every advantage (or LIFT) possible to excel beyond their high school years. To prepare for the admission process and for post-secondary education LIFT:

  • Provides programs and activities for high school students and their families

  • Offers affordable academic services to students who did not meet the eligibility criteria of Upward Bound

  • Complements high school experience and focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to successfully apply to and succeed in college

  • With both summer and academic year programs, LIFT courses and programs can fit into even the busiest schedules.


The LIFT Program enhances competency and confidence to successfully complete high school and prepare for college through:
  • Intensive Academic Instruction

  • SAT Preparation

  • Career Exploration & Counseling Seminars

  • College Enrollment Preparation Workshops

  • An Introduction to the College Experience (ICE) Course

  • Summer Enrichment Academies

The LIFT Program is open to all high school students and their families. More about LIFT –»

WHAT'S NEW

**IMPORTANT** On Saturday, October 4th and Saturday, October 18th parking on campus will be restricted to Regents Drive Garage or Mowatt Lane Garage and a parking permit from Pre-College Programs will be required.  If you plan to park on campus on these days, please come to the Pre-College Programs office in Cole Field House Room 0105 by 8:30am that day to obtain a pass from our Saturday Academy Coordinator, Ms. LaToya Walters.



ABOUT PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS

Pre-College Programs in Undergraduate Studies is a federally funded TRIO Program comprised of the Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math and Science Programs. TRIO programs provide education services to low-income and/or first-generation college bound students in an effort to address economic and social barriers to higher-education.

Pre-College Programs provide local area high school students academic, career, and personal development supports in preparation for college attendance.

 


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Pre-College Programs is a
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