Upward Bound

What is Upward Bound?

Upward Bound is a pre-college academic program designed to help students develop the motivation skills that are required to graduate high school and successfully complete a college degree.

The goal of the Upward Bound Program at the University of South Alabama is to:

  • Improve academic and test taking skills
  • Promote personal growth and responsibility
  • Provide experiences in diverse cultural and educational activities
  • Assist students in making realistic career decisions
  • Assist students in developing appropriate behavior patterns and survival skills


U.S Department of Education