Who are We?

Upward Bound is a federally funded college preparatory program for income-eligible and first-generation college bound high school students. The purpose of the program is to provide participants with academic and college preparatory support in order to prepare them for post-secondary rigors, success, and graduation.


TRIO Upward Bound at MSU Denver is funded to serve 85 high school students who attend one of the following target schools: East, Lincoln, Manual, North, and West. The program consists of an academic year component as well as a mandatory summer component, and a Bridge program for college bound high school graduates.