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Upward Bound Classic: Frequently Asked Questions


Upward Bound is a pre-college program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. It is designed to encourage scholars, from low-income families and/or whose parents did not graduate from a four-year college , to develop the skills and motivation necessary for success in college and beyond.
Is there any cost involved?
All program services are provided cost-free.
How do I apply?
If the Pasadena City College UPWARD BOUND program interests you,please contact your school counselor or contact the UPWARD BOUND office at (626) 585-7696 for an application.
What are the target schools for the Upward Bound Program?
• Arroyo High School • Blair High School • Muir High School • Pasadena High School
What is the address of the Upward Bound Program?
Pasadena City College Upward Bound Program 1570 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA91106-2003 Phone(626)585-7696 Fax(626) 585-7969 Upward Bound Web site: