The Upward Bound Program at UMF began in 1980 and is aimed at helping high school students from 14 target schools in West Central Maine, 9 from the Foot Hills region and 5 from the River Valley region. The program’s goal is to help students reach their optimum potential.

Upward Bound operates year round and provides services such as academic support, college admission assistance, career counseling, community service and cultural activities.


252 Main St.
Farmington, ME 04938
Phone: (207) 778-7296
Toll free: 1-888-237-1667
TDD: (207) 778-7000