The Upward Bound Math and Science program is designed to strengthen the math and science skills of participating students. The goal of the program is to help students recognize and develop their potential to excel in math and science and to encourage them to pursue postsecondary degrees in math and science, and ultimately careers in the math and science profession.


  • Tutoring
  • Supplemental instruction
  • College entrance exam preparation
  • Personal Counseling
  • Academic Advising
  • Peer counseling/mentoring
  • Study skills development
  • Cultural activities
  • Career Awareness
  • Campus Visitation
  • Assistance with college admissions
  • Financial Aid Assistance
  • Family Activities
  • Target school advocacy
  • Work-study position employment
  • Summer programs with intensive math and science training
  • Counseling and advisement; exposure to university faculty members who do research in mathematics and the sciences
  • Computer training
  • Scientific research under the guidance of faculty or graduate students

Massachusetts Upward Bound Math Science Programs