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College Success Will Be Yours | July 8 - August 9

The 2019 LIONS Program is a summer residential academic enrichment experience that assists new freshmen admitted to UAPB in making a successful transition from high school and home to college life.

How the LIONS Program benefits you
  • Get ahead when you enroll in 6 credits (English and Algebra)
  • Attend early placement testing and registration
  • Attend tutoring sessions and “College Knowledge” seminars
  • Reside in the Living Learning Center residence hall*
  • Attend Fall Freshmen Orientation
  • Meet other new freshmen
  • Get to know faculty and staff
  • Develop supportive relationships and lasting new friendships
*Jefferson County residents may live off campus and purchase the Commuter Meal Plan

Cost of the LIONS Program      
 In-State  Off-Campus Out-of-State 
 Tuition (6 Credits)  $982  $982  $2,232
 Academic Fees $610 $610 $610
 Room $600 N/A $600
 Meal Plan $579 $399 $579
 Books & Supplies $250 $250 $250
 LIONS Application Fee -$500 -$500  -$500
 Total Program Cost $2,521  $1,741   $3,771
 Maximum Summer II Pell Grant Award
-$1,480  -$1,480    -$1,480 

Ready to apply? Here's how you do it: Note: Awarded financial aid will be applied to the student’s account balance for summer II first. You will not receive a refund for summer II.

For more information:
LIONS Program Director | Carolyn Mills at 870-575-8362 or
LIONS Program Assistant Director | Edlun Marshall at 870-575-8369 or
Student Financial Services | 870-575-8302 or
Residential Life | 870-575-8079 or 870-575-7256
Office of Admissions | 870-575-8492

The LIONS Program and other initiatives within the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success are financially supported in part by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, Strengthening Institutions, Title III, Part B, Historically Black Colleges and Universities Program.