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    University of Chicago: Upward Bound Summer Session


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June, July, August
    • Session Length: Six Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: College Application, Career Exploration, Study Skills
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications, Health Science, Human Services, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    UChicago Upward Bound is a federally funded program that supports first-generation, low-income, underserved and under-represented 9th- to 12th-grade students in select neighborhoods and schools as they prepare for, apply to, and enroll in college.  100% of participants graduate from high school and are accepted into a college.

    For six weeks during the summer, there will be programming. Students attend academic classes from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and participate in field trips, enrichment activities, and testing on Fridays. This programming provides opportunities for students to live on campus while they attend classes.

    Available classes:

    • Mathematics (Basic Math, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus)

    • Science (General Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics)

    • Literature

    • Test Preparation

    • Computer Technology

    • Spanish