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New York State Arthur O. Eve HEOP

Program Overview

The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (Arthur O. Eve HEOP) at New York University is sponsored jointly through a grant from the New York State Education Department and New York University.

Since 1969, we have been integral to NYU’s commitment to a diverse student body. Our program provides a means for traditionally under­served, low-income students to obtain admission as well as academic and financial support. As an accepted NYU and Arthur O. Eve HEOP student, you will be required to complete a six-week introductory non-credit academic program during the summer prior to your freshman year.

Your summer course schedule is determined by your individual academic needs, and will expose you to first-year courses and activities, ensuring a smooth entry into university life. More on our Pre-Freshman Program requirements. As one of our students, you will have access to our support system, which includes:

  • Academic and personal counseling
  • Financial counseling
  • Mentoring
  • Academic workshops and seminars
  • Tutoring

For questions related to the Arthur O. Eve HEOP program you may call (212) 998-5690.

Special Needs

If you are an incoming NYU student in need of accommodation due to chronic, psychological, visual, mobility and/or learning disability, or are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, you should register with the Moses Center for Students with Disabilities.

HEOP Students

Eligibility Requirements

First-time college applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Apply for admission to a degree program and be selected for consideration by the Admissions Office.  Click here for ADMISSION INFORMATION and FINANCIAL AID DEADLINES.
  • Be a New York State resident
  • Hold a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED), Armed Forces Equivalency Diploma, etc
  • If selected, attend an information session
  • Meet income eligibility guidelines based on household income

The table below lists financial eligibility requirements for Arthur O. Eve HEOP students entering in July 2016.

Household Income

# of members in household (including head of household)Total annual income in preceding calendar year
1 $21,978
2 $29,637
3 $37,296
4 $44,955
5 $52,614
6 $60,273
7 $67,951*

             *Add $7,696 for each family member in excess of 7.

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