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Pre College Programs (College Bound)

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  • The College Bound, Upward Bound, and GEAR UP programs provide academic support and college preparation activities to middle school and high school students, the majority whom are from low-income families and will be the first in their families to graduate from college. These programs guide students on the path to a college or university and provide tools for academic success. 

    Upward Bound is funded by the United States Department of Education.

    GEAR UP is funded by the United States Department of Education through a partnership with the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education and New Jersey City University.

    College Bound is funded by the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education and New Jersey City University.