Upward Bound

Upward Bound is a pre-college, federally funded program for first generation, low income high school students. Its purpose is to provide students with the academic support necessary to successfully complete high school and enroll in post-secondary education. Upward Bound offers rigorous academic instruction, individual tutoring and counseling for its participants. It is a year round program, and includes a residential summer component.

  • Lincoln’s Upward Bound Program has been in existence since 1966.
  • One of over 750 programs, it is the only Upward Bound Program that serves both Chester County and Delaware County
  • 92% College Enrollment Rate for Upward Bound Graduates
  • 80% College Retention/Graduation Rate for Upward Bound Graduates

We are located on the Lincoln University Campus, in Wright Hall, 3rd Floor: 304, 305, 306
Telephone: 484-365-7551
Fax: 484-365-7689


Contact
Phone: 484-365-7551
Office Address: Wright Hall Third Floor: 304, 305, 306
Susan Powell Director, Upward Bound spowell@lincoln.edu 484-365-7549

Upward Bound Alumni

We are in the process of developing an Alumni Association and are reaching out to all alumni of Upward Bound. Please complete ourAlumni survey in order to be included.