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TRIO Veterans Upward Bound

An education and skills program designed specifically to serve the needs of today's veterans.

VUB Data

Counties in the greater Kansas City area
Veterans Served Annually
VUB was established in KC
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Our Mission

We provide eligible veterans with supportive services that will ensure that they have the motivation and skills necessary to enter and graduate from their chosen educational program, whether it is at a 2-year community college, a 4-year college or university, or a public or private vocational or technical school.

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Mike Ellis

“KU TRIO Veterans Upward Bound was the first huge step to helping me get into college and from there, I flourished!”

Mike Ellis
VUB Alumni
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