About UB

Who We Serve

UB at NC State University serves 186 students annually from 5 high schools

Bunn High

East Wake High

Franklinton High

Louisburg High

Vance County High

The NC State University Upward Bound Program provides students with Academic and Life Skills through an array of  FREE program services that include:

Saturday Academy

  • NC Standard Course of Study/EOC
  • Academic Enrichment
  • High School Survival Skills
  • Participation Stipend
  • Free Transportation to NC State University

Academic Skills Development

  • Computer Technology
  • Time Management and Study Skills
  • Tutorial Assistance
  • Academic Advising
  • Research Activities

College Application and Enrollment Assistance

  • Application Fee Waivers
  • Financial Aid Assistance
  • College Tours

Cultural Enrichment

  • Theatrical Performances
  • Historical Tours
  • Museums
  • Athletic Events

Summer Residential Academy

  • Academic Enrichment
  • Career Awareness
  • Senior Forums
  • Cultural Trips
  • Stipend

Summer Bridge Program

  • College Credits
  • Collegiate Classroom Experience
  • College Residential Living
  • Work-Study Opportunities
  • Stipend

Meet our staff!