First, you may be wondering what exactly a first-generation college student is. First-generation means that neither of your biological nor adoptive parents completed a four-year college degree.
Pre-Collegiate programs are available on all the University of Colorado campuses to high-achieving, first-generation middle school and high school students who are planning to attend college. The programs provide students with academic support and guidance for applying to college.
At CU Denver, the Center for Pre-Collegiate and Academic Outreach Programs include the following: