STEP Pre-College Program
The Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP)
The Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) at New York University (NYU) is a state-funded innovative pre-college enrichment program for students who:
- Talented and motivated New York State residents
- Who have an 80 average in Math, Science, and English
- Meet criteria required by New York State
- Meet state-determined economic criteria listed on the eligibility section of the website
- Be a middle or high school student in 7th - 12th grade
How to Apply
The STEP Academic Year Fall 2023-24 application is CLOSED. Our Summer application will be open in Mid February.
Our goal is to:
- Prepare our students to be competitive so that they are accepted into a selective college of their choice
- Encourage and increase the number of historically low income or first generation students in the science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) careers, health-related fields and licensed professions.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement & Safety Measures
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NYU has in place ongoing public health measures and requirements to ensure the safety of all University community members. As enrolled students in a summer program, all STEP students coming to campus in person must adhere to University guidelines and policies. The most up-to-date information about COVID-19 protocols on campus can be found on NYU Returns website. Students will also receive COVID-19-related information via NYU email and at our program orientation. Please check the admissions section of our website for additional information regarding our vaccination requirements, daily screening & mask requirement as well as reporting, isolation, and quarantine requirements.