Since its inception in 1986, the University of Missouri-St. Louis Louis Bridge Program has provided exemplary college access services to the St. Louis community. Bridge remains one of the most successful and widely emulated models, providing unique and comprehensive year-round precollegiate programming for St. Louis area high school students and parents. Student participants represent public and private high school institutions throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area.
As UMSL's flagship precollegiate program, Bridge prides itself on providing program offerings that equip students with competencies critical for the successful matriculation to post-secondary institutions throughout the United States. Bridge continues to lead the way while exemplifying college access best practices throughout the St Louis area.