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Program Mission

Upward Bound Math/Science (UBMS) Program provides low income and/or first-generation high school students enriched academic, social, cultural and personal support in high school completion, postsecondary completion in STEM and lifelong success.

Program Vision

UBMS aspires to develop leaders who recognize and develop to their full potential and excel in math and science. UBMS encourages participants to pursue postsecondary degrees and ultimately careers in a STEM profession.

Program Values

 The program’s mission and vision are accomplished by:

  • Instilling students’ desire for lifelong learning and success
  • Nurturing their interests in the STEM fields
  • Strengthening and broadening their knowledge and understanding of math and science
  • Providing quality academic, career and personal student advisement and counseling
  • Increasing their motivation to pursue and complete postsecondary education
  • Raising their level of academic achievement, cultural enrichment and personal growth
  • Empowering them to become leaders ready to contribute in a global and diverse society


2021-2022 Test Dates (National)

Test Date Registration Deadline
October 23, 2021 September 17, 2021
December 11, 2021 November 5, 2021
February 12, 2022 January 7, 2022
April 2, 2022 March 11, 2022
June 11, 2022 May 6, 2022
July 16, 2022 June 17, 2022
Always use the UBMS code: 9713
Remember: Each UBMS participant can utilize 2 ACT fee waivers.
Forms are available by contacting the UBMS office.