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Students must meet all of the following requirements to be considered for the Science Technology Entry Program (STEP):

  • Be a New York State resident
  • Have an 80 average in Math, Science, and English
  • Identify as African American, Latino, Native American, and Alaskan American. Students who identify as White or Asian must meet state-determined economic criteria listed on the eligibility section of the website
  • Be a middle or high school student in the 7th - 12th grade

How to Apply

We are no longer accepting applications at this time. The summer application will be available in February, 2023.

Fees and Dates

Academic Program Fee: $200.00.
$100.00 for the Fall 2022 semester and $100.00 for the Spring 2023 semester.

The Program Fee is only due once students are accepted to the program and enrolled in classes the first day of the program for each semester; there is no fee to apply. Fee Waivers are available for students who are economically eligible. Please see below for the application.



212 998-5680