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Upward Bound Programs

Welcome to Fresno State Upward Bound Programs!



About Upward Bound: 

The Upward Bound Programs at California State University, Fresno serve low-income, first-generation college bound high school students who have the potential to succeed in college, but whose high school grades and test scores fo not reflect that potential. Funded by the United Stated Department of Education, Upward Bound provdes opportunities and assistance to students in acquiring the academic skill development and motivational support through teaching and counseling. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase high school graduation rates and participants enrollment in and graduation from institutions of post-secondary education.


  • 9th-10th grade high school students
  • Low-income and/or first generation college bound high school students
  • have a minimum cumulative 2.8 GPA

Contact Us:


Phone: 559.278.2693

Location: University Center #124

5240 N. Jackson Ave M/S UC59


Fresno State Upward Bound Counselors Anna and Jasmin

Meet The Staff

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Two Fresno State Upward Bound Students

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       Group Picture of Upward Bound Staff with Victor E. Bulldog


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