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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

Thank you for your interest in the STEP program. We are no longer accepting applications for the Summer 2022 program. The Fall 2022/Spring 2023 application will be available in mid-August.

Please familiarize yourself with NYU's COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement & Safety Measures.

Fees and Dates

Fall 2022/Spring 2023 Fees information will be available Mid-August.

The STEP Summer 2022 Program will be held Mondays-Thursdays 9:00am-3:00pm, from Tuesday, July 5th- Thursday, August 4th.