About TRIO Upward Bound

TRIO Upward Bound (UB) is an academic and college preparatory program funded by the US Department of Education. The purpose of UB is to develop the skills and motivation necessary for students to successfully complete high school and to enter and succeed in college.

TRIO UB at College of the Mainland (COM) has served Dickinson, Hitchcock, La Marque and Texas City high school youth and families since 2007. The Upward Bound program is comprised of these components:

  • The Saturday Academy
  • Summer Academy
  • Year Round Academic Advising/Tutoring
  • Educational/Cultural Trips

Mission Statement

We Offer:

  • Tutoring Services
  • Academic Advising
  • Financial Literacy
  • Leadership Development
  • College and Cultural Trips
  • College Application Assistance

COM’s UB program strives to instill the importance and value of postsecondary education in its participants through a rigorous academic program and caring staff. Our goal is to generate in participants the skills and motivation necessary for success in secondary education and beyond.

Check out our one page flyer to learn more about TRiO Upward Bound.

Upward Bound Application