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Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) provides the one-on-one tutorial and counseling services for New York State applicants who are considered academically at risk and from low income households, according to definitions set forth by the State University of New York.

Applicants must complete the Hudson Valley Community College Application for Admission and the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Early Information Form to be considered for enrollment in the program. Both applications are available in the Admissions Office and EOP Office.

In order to meet the eligibility requirements of EOP, applicants must be:

  1. A graduate of a New York State accredited high school and a resident of New York State (at least 12 months prior to the first term of enrollment).
  2. Academically under-prepared for college level work (high school averages under 80) and/or be a recipient of the General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  3. A first-time college student and apply during his/her first term of enrollment. Selection of eligible applicants is conducted by the EOP director.

EOP students are entitled to $150 to $300 in personal expenses per academic year.

For more information contact the director of the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) at (518) 629-7325.