TRiO Upward Bound

Upward Bound

Yakima Valley College Upward Bound (YVC UB) provides fundamental support to target high school participants in their preparation for college entrance. Target schools are Sunnyside, Granger, Toppenish, and Wapato High Schools. YVC UB serves high school students from low-income families and high school students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor’s degree.

Our targeted summer academic program includes tutoring services, learning skills workshops, and events support participants’ succeed in their pre-college academic performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits. The overall goal of YVC UB is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from college in a major of their choice.

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Income Levels

For Upward Bound current low income levels, a family may earn 150% of the income listed to qualify , click here for more details.

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Catalina Alvarez-Villanueva Director
Al GarciaProgram Coordinator
Vanessa Larios Program Coordinator
Liliana RutzOffice Assistant