To and Through College

To and Through College

Through an individualized, holistic, and multi-year commitment, College Bound empowers promising students from disadvantaged backgrounds to achieve bachelor’s degrees and successful careers.

College Matriculation

Below is a selection of Colleges and Universities that College Bound students have attended.

University of Central Missouri logo
Washington University in St. Louis logo
Cornell College
Southeast Missouri State University logo
St. Louis Community College logo
Spelman College Logo
Missouri State University logo
Fisk University
Tennesee State University
UMS logo
UMSL logo
Clark Atlanta University
Carnegie Mellon University
Lincoln University
Saint Louis University logo
Howard University

College Bound Fast Facts

College Bound started with two high schools and 36 students in 2006. It is our duty to our students and their families to continue to innovate and achieve better results. Today we are stronger than ever:


High Schools in our region


Students who benefit from individualized coaching every year


higher graduating rate than demographics predict


“I have been actively engaged with College Bound for over a decade because it does such important work in helping break the cycle of poverty and inequality in St. Louis. Seeing the students bring their education and talents back into the community is extremely gratifying!”

Chuck Carpenter, Board Chairperson

“College Bound has helped me to think broadly, outside the box, deep into my future. I have learned so much and will take what I have learned with me to inspire others.”

Kiara, student

Our Partners

College Bound is proud to partner with the following: