Frequently Asked Questions

How much does this program cost?

  • All services and trips are completely free to our students. Our students must meet the income and admissions requirements set by the federal government to qualify, though.
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Does the college I attend have to be John Wood Community College or Quincy University if I am in this program?

  • No - but both colleges would love to have you as a student. You would be so close to your UB Staff! You have the option to attend any college you choose.
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Does Upward Bound pay for college?

  • No. Upward Bound assists students to find money to pay for college. Upon completion of the program, students may be eliglble for a tuition waiver for 1-2 college courses immediately following high school graduation.