Welcome to Upward Bound

Central College pre-college programs, working as a collaborative professional team, is essential to the development of student participants. Through partnerships with the schools we serve and the Central College community, we empower students to recognize their potential, maximize their opportunities, and utilize their acquired skills for the purpose of attaining a post-secondary degree.

Check out the tabs for upcoming events and information for all participating Upward Bound students!

For additional information contact:

The Upward Bound Office.

Office: Upper level of Peace Hall
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Toll-Free: 800-527-4047
Main Phone: 641-628-7677
Fax: 641-628-5912

1964-2023 (59 Years)


This website was developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education (USDE). However, the contents do not necessarily represent USDE policy and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal government.

Central College Upward Bound is 100% funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) in the amount of $583,461.