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Upward Bound

Get into college and have fun while doing so

The purpose of Missouri State University's TRIO Upward Bound program is to help students with the skills and motivation needed to finish high school, and to attend and finish a four-year college program.

Upward Bound is a dynamic program that makes every effort to provide what a student needs to be successful in high school and go to college. Some of the help offered:

  • Tutoring for class and for ACT/SAT
  • Exploring colleges across the country
  • Learning about and trying out different majors/careers
  • Volunteering Opportunities
  • Exposure and participation in cultural activities and events
  • More

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See how Upward Bound can assist you during high school and in your transition to college.

Educators - Teachers and Counselors

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About TRIO Upward Bound

Learn more about the history and mission of our TRIO Upward Bound program.