Upward Bound is the oldest of a group of federally funded programs known as TRIO. It is funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Currently there are about 950 Upward Bound programs throughout the United States. The purpose of Upward Bound is to help students from families with limited financial resources prepare for college.
The Columbia College Chicago Upward Bound program was first funded in 1992. It serves students from two Chicago high schools: Foreman and Benito Juarez. To see a directory of other Chicago area Upward Bound programs click here. Click here to see TRIO Educational Talent Search Programs in Chicago.
THE ACADEMIC YEAR
The Saturday Program
The Summer Session
Summer Bridge Program
Counseling & Other Services
Admission Requirements & Application Procedures
Scholarships and College Search Sites
For more information contact please contact:
Upward Bound Office: 218 S. Wabash
Office phone: 312-369-8830