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Since its inception in 1986, the University of Missouri-St. Louis Bridge Program has provided exemplary college access services to the St. Louis community.

UMSL's Bridge Program 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. In fact, graduates of our program boast a 100% college-going rate, meaning they complete high school and successfully transition to a post-secondary institution.

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In addition, the Bridge Program also offers college preparation workshops, personal and professional development seminars, networking and mentoring, volunteer opportunities, and counseling services. For more information on these services, please contact us.


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The Benefits of Bridge

All Programs are FREE!

Scholarship and Dual Enrollment Opportunities

ACT Prep Courses and Materials

1:1 College Planning Meetings

Student Success Empowerment Workshops