Upward Bound offers academic and career counseling to students 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 gain self-esteem by enhancing their academic and social skills.
The Upward Bound Program consists of two components:
- Six-week summer session provides opportunities to live in University of Maryland residence halls and to attend academic classes in mathematics, science, composition, reading, foreign languages, and study skills.
- Academic year sessions offers further academic instruction, tutoring, and counseling to follow-up the summer activities.