Upward Bound

Dream big. Get results.

Get the support you need to excel in high school and plan for college — and it’s absolutely free! Plus, you can earn money for participating!

We can help

  • Academic skill development
    Career awareness
    College exploration
    College preparation, including admissions and financial aid

TRIO Upward Bound @ SUNY Adirondack serves high school students at:

  • Argyle
  • Corinth
  • Fort Ann
  • Fort Edward
  • Glens Falls
  • Granville
  • Hartford
  • Hudson Falls
  • North Warren
  • Salem
  • South Glens Falls
  • Warrensburg
  • Whitehall


  • Entering grade 9, or not yet completed grade 12
  • Between the ages of 13 and 19
  • Interested in attending college after graduation
  • Enrolled in Argyle, Corinth, Fort Ann, Fort Edward, Glens Falls, Granville, Hartford, Hudson Falls, North Warren, Salem, South Glens Falls, Warrensburg or Whitehall
  • Have parents/guardians who have not yet completed a 4-year degree; or reside in a household that meets income guidelines
  • Demonstrate the willingness and ability to benefit from the Upward Bound program



  • 100% of seniors graduated from high school
  • 84% enrolled in college in Fall of 2018
  • 56% of students received an Advanced Regents Diploma


  • 100% of seniors graduated from high school
  • 100% of graduated seniors have enrolled in college for Fall 2017
  • 60% of graduated seniors graduated with an Advanced Regents Diploma

Upward Bound graduates have gone on to attend:

Albany College of Pharmacy
Clarkson University
Paul Smith’s College
Sacred Heart University
Skidmore College
Siena College
SUNY Adirondack
Colgate University
Boston College
New York University
SUNY Cobleskill
SUNY Geneseo
SUNY Plattsburgh
SUNY Potsdam
SUNY Stony Brook
SUNY Polytechnic
University at Albany
University at Buffalo
SUNY Buffalo State
Saint Michael's College

Contact your guidance counselor or call our office for an application.

Upward Bound @ SUNY Adirondack
640 Bay Road
Queensbury, NY 12804

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TRIO Upward Bound is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education to accompany students on the path to developing the skills and motivation necessary to graduate high school, move on to college and succeed.