Bound for Success

The value of a college education has never been greater. If you're in the top 25 percent of your class starting in your junior year, you're eligible to participate in the Bound for Success Program!

High School Students

Create your own path

Bound for Success students push the boundaries of what is possible in a vibrant community.

School Districts

The Bound for Success program is available for select students in Arlington, Grand Prairie, and Mansfield school districts.

Arlington ISD Grand Prairie ISD Mansfield ISD

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UTA admission counselors work at each participating high school during the academic year to help with admission and financial aid applications.

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Endless Benefits

UTA offers a wide range of valuable services to support you and your family when you participate in our Bound for Success program.

Dedicated Admissions Counselors

You'll have unprecedented access to your admission counselor. Our admissions counselors work weekly rotations at your high school so you'll be able to connect with them more frequently. They will also be able to pull you out of class during your school day for group meetings or one-on-one counseling

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Applying for College

As a member of Bound for Success, students will need to go through the application process and meet admission requirements. Your Bound for Success counselor is there to help you through each step of the admissions process, such as application priority dates, scholarship and financial aid deadline reminders and expediting document submission.

College Prep Workshops

Each admission counselor will host a series of college prep workshops on your high school campus each semester. These workshops will help you plan for college, choose a major, and help you transition from high school to college. We even have workshops designed especially for parents.

Financial Aid Workshops

In addition to college prep workshops, each admission counselor will also host a series of financial aid workshops on your campus. These educational sessions will include hands-on learning, so you understand the financial aid process and how to receive assistance paying for college. There will also be financial aid workshops designed especially for parents.

Exclusive On-Campus Events

UTA will also host special events just for Bound for Success students on our campus. Including special campus tour opportunities and College Prep Day to help you kick-off the college application process.

UTA Prep camp

Induction Ceremony

UTA hosts a spring induction ceremony for those who have been accepted into the Bound for Success program.