Educational Opportunity Program

Introduction

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) provides academic support and financial assistance to students who demonstrate the potential for mastering college-level work. EOP is mandated by the New York State Legislature and is funded by the State University of New York (SUNY).

Eligibility

To qualify for EOP, a student is required to:

  • be a resident of New York State for 12 months prior to enrollment
  • have a high school diploma or an equivalency diploma
  • demonstrate the need for additional academic preparation [and] have the potential for completing a college program
  • be in need of financial assistance within established income guidelines