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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


2023-2024 Test Dates (National)

Test Date Registration Deadline
October 28, 2023 September 22, 2023
December 9, 2023 November 3, 2023
February 10, 2024 January 5, 2024
April 13, 2024 March 8, 2024
June 8, 2024 May 3, 2024
July 13, 2024 June 7, 2024
Always use the UBMS code: 9713
Remember: Each UBMS participant can utilize 2 ACT fee waivers.
Forms are available by contacting the UBMS office.