How To Apply

The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program is a New York State Education Department funded program that supports five years of undergraduate study to eligible first-time college students or eligible transfer students who were previously enrolled in an Opportunity Program ( HEOP, EOP, SEEK & College Discovery)

There is only one application for the university and HEOP. Interested candidates should write “HEOP” on the top of their admissions application and return it to the HEOP office. There is no application fee for HEOP applicants. To complete the process the following documents must be submitted:

  • Income documentation must be submitted (copies of recent tax returns, i.e., 1040 or 1040a, letters from Public Assistance or Social Security, Proof of Unemployment Benefits)
  • A high school transcript or a copy of G.E.D scores must be forwarded to HEOP
  • Freshman applicants must take the L.I.U. Placement Examination in English and Mathematics
  • All applicants must complete a FAFSA and TAP Application
  • A personal interview is required for all applicants and is the final step in the application process
Contact Enid Hernandez for more information: 718-488-1043 or email: