The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is a New York State sponsored program designed to assist students who show promise and potential for academic success at the college level yet demonstrate both an academic and historical financial need for assistance in order to attend college.
EOP IS NOT A FINANCIAL AID OR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
GENERAL EOP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
FRESHMEN ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
The Office of Undergraduate Admission will make a determination on your academic eligibility for EOP admission.
You must have a minimum of a 75.0 cumulative high school average in the following college preparatory program:
ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY DECISION
*If you are found academically eligible, your application will be forwarded to the SUNY New Paltz Financial Aid Office for a review of your family financial eligibility for EOP.
*If you are found academically ineligible (your high school average and SAT or ACT score exceed the maximum allowed for EOP at SUNY New Paltz), you will be notified by the Office of Undergraduate Admission and your application will be reviewed under the admission criteria for General Freshman Admission.
FALL 2018 EOP FRESHMEN CLASS PROFILE
FRESHMEN FAMILY FINANCIAL ELIGIBILITY
The Office of Financial Aid will make a determination on your financial eligibility for EOP admission.
*If you are found both financially and academically eligible for EOP admission consideration your application will be forwarded to the SUNY New Paltz EOP Office for a final admission decision.
*If you are found financially ineligible (your family income and assets exceed the allowed income/assets level your application will be removed from EOP consideration. Your application will be reviewed under the criteria for General Freshman Admission by the Office of Undergraduate Admission.
Use one of these applications:
Please use only ONE application!
WHAT TO SUBMIT WITH YOUR APPLICATION
FRESHMEN APPLICATION DUE DATE*
If you are attending or have attended another college and have been enrolled in an EOP, HEOP, or SEEK program and are a New York State resident, you may apply for EOP transfer admission.
GENERAL TRANSFER ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Complete and submit one of the following applications:
TO COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION
TRANSFER ADMISSION DUE DATES*
*SUNY New Paltz reserves the right to change application due dates without notice to applicants.
*SUNY New Paltz Admissions, EOP, and Financial Aid use e-mail as our official method of communication. In order to assure that you receive all communications related to your application, please make sure the e-mail address that you provided on your application is correct. Please add SUNY New Paltz to your address book to avoid e-mails from newpaltz.edu being sent to spam folders.
*These requirements are for SUNY New Paltz only. Other SUNY, CUNY, and New York independent colleges will have different requirements for EOP, SEEK, or HEOP.
We encourage you to take a look at the award winning SUNY New Paltz EOP program online.