Because of Upward Bound, I can say that I am
ready for college, and am looking forward to
tackling every obstacle that may get in my way.
-- Caitlin Mitchell, former Upward Bound participant
Want to be a part of Upward Bound?
Join us for Summer 2021 (and beyond)!
Upward Bound is a college preparation and access program for eligible high school students in grades 9-12. Funded through grants from the U.S. Department of Education, the University of Arkansas’ Upward Bound 1, Upward Bound 2, and Upward Bound Math and Science programs provide an array of academic and support services designed to prepare students for entry into higher education and successful completion of a college degree.