Upward Bound

Shawnee State University Upward Bound Program

The Shawnee State University Upward Bound program is designed for Scioto County high school students who are interested in attending college but may need an extra "push" to transform that interest into a reality.

Funded through the U.S. Department of Education, the Shawnee State University Upward Bound Program provides academic, social, recreational, cultural, and counseling services in order to generate the skills, motivation, and self-confidence necessary for success in college.

SSU's Upward Bound Program has so much to offer:

  • Academic Counseling
  • Tutoring
  • Saturday Activities
  • College Visits
  • Cultural field trips
  • Intensive summer residential component
  • ACT/SAT preparation
  • Travel
  • Assistance with college & scholarship applications
  • Community Service

Please visit some of the links located at left to explore more of what SSU Upward Bound has to offer you. When you are ready to apply, see your high school guidance counselor for an application or contact the Upward Bound Office.

Upward Bound

Contact Information

Upward Bound
TRiO Center, Administrative Annex
Shawnee State University
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Phone: (740) 351-3439

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