Academic ProgramsUpward Bound

Upward Bound




Who is Eligible?

Students are eligible to participate in the Upward Bound program at Cowley College based on:


  • Students enrolled in Argonia, Arkansas City, Cedar Vale, Dexter, Oxford, Wellington and Winfield as well as home schooled students.


  • Students whose family income is within federal requirements and/or students who will be a first generation college student. (meaning that neither parent had completed a bachelor degree)


  • Students who have demonstrated a need for the programs services, in order to pursue successfully a program of education beyond high school.


Age and School Classification:
Students who have completed eighth grade but have not entered the twelfth to eleventh grade and are at least 13 years old and less than 19.



Cowley College Upward Bound
125 S. 2nd, Arkansas City, KS 67005

Call 620.442.0430 or 800.593.2222

Upward Bound, ext. 5386

Email: Liz Shepard or Mica Runnels