Northern Kentucky University established Upward Bound to provide fundamental academic support to 75 students in grades 9-12 as they prepare for college entrance. Our goal is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and then enroll in and graduate from institutions of post-secondary education.
Students who demonstrate the ability or desire to attend college enter Upward Bound in the 9th or 10th grade. All services in the challenging preparatory program are free for participants.
Upward Bound provides instruction in math, laboratory science, composition, literature and foreign language. Other services include:
Our students are enrolled at specific target high schools located in Northern Kentucky. The program was created to serve:
One hundred percent of our students are high school graduates.
Northern Kentucky University
421 Johns Hill Rd
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Phone: (859) 448-8930