Upward Bound Math and Science

The Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) program at the University of New Mexico-Taos is a federally funded college-preparatory program that serves Taos area high school students. The mission of UBMS is to assist students with graduating high school, entering college, and earning a Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics).

WHAT WE DO!

We Help Students Get Ready For College.

  • College visits
  • Assistance with applications
  • Financial aid help
  • Academic advisement
  • SAT/ACT Test prep
  • Student success workshops

We Strengthen Skills in Math & Science.

  • After School Tutoring
  • Filmstrips
  • Hands On Experiments & Research
  • Study Strategies to Help You Succeed

We Explore STEM Careers.

  • Presentations by Current STEM Professionals
  • Career Exploration
  • Exposure to Jobs in STEM Areas
  • Visits With STEM Employers

INTERESTED? WE WANT YOU!

Student Eligibility

  • Are you currently in the 9th or 10th grade?
  • Are you from a low-income family?
  • Are you a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or intending to become a permanent resident?
  • Are you interested in going to college or trade school?
  • Will you be the first in your family to pursue a Bachelor’s degree?

CONTACT US

UBMS Offices:
Padre Martinez Hall
Suite 140

Phone: 575.737.3772
Email:upwardboundtaos@unm.edu

Staff:
Katie Bryant, Ph.D.
Director 
kmbryant@unm.edu

Mayra Gutierrez-Ramirez, MPA
Sr Student Program Specialist 
mgutier7@unm.edu