Welcome To Pre-College Program

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Pre-College Programs in Undergraduate Studies at the University of Maryland provides education services to mitigate economic and social, inequities that impact access to higher-education.

We provide high school academic counseling and support, career guidance, financial aid guidance, personal development seminars and college preparation workshops.

Pre-College Programs is a Federally funded TRIO program and is comprised of Upward Bound (UB), Upward Bound Math-Science (UBMS) and LIFT Programs. About 96% of our students attend college, many receiving prestigious awards, such as Gates Millennium and Posse scholarships. Our students come from a wide variety of diverse backgrounds, many from immigrant families and most are future first generation college students.

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Important Announcements

  • Pre-College Middle School Open House

    Posted on: March 17, 2017

    On April 8, 2017, Pre-College Programs will be sponsoring our Middle School Open House for students and parents to learn more about the Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math and Science Programs. For more information please contact Mr. Hill at rchill@umd.edu or 301.405.6779. Click here to view the flyer.

  • SCHOLARSHIP FOR UB/ UBMS SENIORS

    Posted on: February 24, 2017

    The Pre-College Programs Parent Association will honor this year's high school seniors, who will be entering their freshman year of college or technical school with a scholarship.Please click this link for more info.

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Class of 2016 Testimonials

Highlights!

  • 97% Retention Rate: Our students consistently return from year to year
  • 96% Persistence Rate: Our students remain enrolled in college every year
  • SAT Prep courses for students
  • College Tours to get a feel of college life
  • Tutor Support in the academic semesters

LIFT SAT Preparation Classes

  • April 1st at 9am in Chemistry Building Room No: 1224 & 1228
  • April 8th at 9am in Chemistry Building Room No: 1224 & 1228
  • April 15th at 9am in Chemistry Building Room No: 1224 & 1228
  • April 22nd at 9am in Chemistry Building Room No: 1224 & 1228
  • April 29th at 9am in Chemistry Building Room No: 1224 & 1228

Saturday Academy Dates

  • April 1st (UB only) in John S. Toll Physics Building
  • April 8th (UB and UBMS) in John S. Toll Physics Building
  • April 22nd (UB only) in John S. Toll Physics Building
  • April 29th (UB and UBMS) in John S. Toll Physics Building
  • May 6th (UB and UBMS) in John S. Toll Physics Building