Center for PreCollege Programs

TRiO Upward Bound

The Rutgers University-Newark Upward Bound Program is an intensive yearlong college preparatory program that provides classroom instruction and academic support to students in grades 9 through 12 from the East Orange, NJ School District. The program’s mission is to assist students in completing high school and enrolling in and graduating from college. Upward Bound serves high school students who meet financial eligibility guidelines, demonstrate academic potential, and qualify as a first-generation college student.