Upward Bound at SMU helps students transition from high school to their “best fit” college. Our services and the weekly support of our staff are provided at no cost to students or their parents.
98% of students from SMU’s Upward Bound program go on to earn their degrees.
Upward Bound serves high school students from low-income families, or families in which neither parent has earned a bachelor’s degree. Program participants must meet eligibility requirements and will be selected through an application and interview process.
Our students must be: