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Upward Bound

What is Upward Bound?

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’ Fort Smith’s Upward Bound Classic & 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.

"If you want to go to college, but not sure how to get there, Upward Bound is the place for you." - Former UB student

The Upward Bound Offices are located on the UAFS campus in the Echols building.

Upward Bound Program