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College Visits

Throughout the year, UB sponsors trips to various Texas colleges so that scholars will be able to find out first-hand what specific colleges have to offer.  Scholars are required to attend at least two college visits per year. (Senior scholars are exempt.)

Universities that we have visited include:

  • Baylor University
  • Sam Houston State University
  • Stephen F. Austin University
  • Tarleton University
  • Texas A&M
  • Texas A&M Galveston
  • Texas A& M Kingsville
  • Texas State University
  • Texas Women’s University
  • University of the Incarnate Word
  • University of Mary-Hardin Baylor
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Texas
  • University of Texas Pan American
  • University of Texas at San Antonio

Individualized College Visit

Visiting a college campus is extremely important to making the right decision on which college to attend.  Upward Bound provides one free individualized college visit to seniors and their parents during the senior year.  The visit will be of the college that the senior has been admitted to and plans to attend.  A campus tour and appointments with admissions, financial aid and academic advisors will be arranged.  Transportation and a meal will also be provided. Individualized college visits must be requested at least one month in advance.