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We provide academic and enrichment services in mathematics and the sciences that give Pell Grant-eligible, first-generation students the competitive edge necessary to enter rigorous college programs in the STEM disciplines. As a supplement to academics, the program provides a wide variety of services and activities that are of a personal, career and cultural nature.

The federally funded program is year-round, with an additional summer residential program that offers students the opportunity to have a college experience, including living in dorms and taking classes during the day.


Participating high schools in this program are: North Miami, North Miami Beach, Miami Central, Miami Northwestern, Miami Norland, and Miami Carol City.

To be eligible for Upward Bound Math-Science, students must:

  • Have higher education interest in STEM fields
  • Have an unweighted 3.3 GPA for current high school students
  • Meet Department of Education income needs
  • Be a first-generation college student 
  • Attend one of the secondary institutions UBMS currently serves: North Miami, North Miami Beach, Miami Central, Miami Northwestern, Miami Norland and Miami Carol City


Upward Bound Math-Science is a federally funded TRIO program derived from the Higher Education Act of 1965 that seeks to assist Pell Grant eligible, first-generation students attain their goal of post-secondary education in Science, Technology, Math and Engineering (STEM). Florida International University has been a host institution for Upward Bound Math-Science since 2007 and serves the students of Miami-Dade County.

  • Tutoring - Mondays and Wednesdays 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. during the school year.
  • Saturday Labs - Fall semester Saturday labs run from September 28 until winter break.
  • College Counseling - Contact our office to schedule an appointment 305-919-4045.
  • QuickTalks - After-school 30-minute one-on-one session with Mr. Joseph to discuss all academic topics.
  • SAT Prep - UBMS students have access to a 24/7 SAT prep course. For log-in info, call 305-919-4045.
  • College Tours - Tours are available for active UBMS juniors in good standing.
  • Summer Residential Program - Please stay tuned for Summer 2020 details. 


  • Celebrating First-Generation Students

    View our celebration video here.
  • Math & science tutoring Mondays & Wednesdays after school

  • SAT prep available 24/7

    For log-in info, call 305-919-4045.

Contact Us

Upward Bound Math-Science
3000 NE 151 Street AC1 287
Miami, FL33181
Phone: 305-919-4045

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