The Federal TRiO Programs are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. Texas Wesleyan University is proud to host two of the eight TRiO Programs, which include the Upward Bound and the Upward Bound Math and Science Programs.
Upward Bound (UB) and Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) provide fundamental support to high school students in their preparation for college entrance. These programs provide opportunities for participants to succeed in their pre-college performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits. The goal of the Upward Bound and the Upward Bound Math and Science programs is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education, enroll in, and graduate from, institutions of postsecondary education.
Year-round services provided by the Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math and Science Programs of Texas Wesleyan include: