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. Since 1966, Lincoln University Upward Bound has served Chester County, Philadelphia County, and recently has added Delaware County.
Fast Facts About Lincoln University Upward Bound
- Lincoln’s Upward Bound Program has been in existence for 46 years, 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 Lincoln University’s campus, on the third floor of Wright Hall.
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