Students who submit an application for admission to the State University of New York and who answer “yes” to the Educational Opportunity Program question on the application will be considered as EOP applicants.
There is no formal application process for the Merit Access Program (MAP). For more information regarding MAP, please call our office.
Applicants who are academically eligible for admission will be invited to a personal interview. Students should apply as early as possible as enrollment is limited.
Before an admission decision is rendered, the following information must be filed:
- SUNY EOP supplemental application*:
Students applying through the SUNY Application The SUNY supplemental financial form can be filled out on the SUNY App itself. Students applying through the Common Application Students who’ve submitted a Common App can submit their EOP supplemental financial form using the following link: www.suny.edu/EOPFinInfo SUNY EOP Financial Form
- All transfer applicants must submit transcripts from all previously attended colleges, verification of their EOP/HEOP/SEEK status at the colleges and attend an EOP information session at Purchase College.
- A signed photocopy of Parent’s 1040 Income tax form and w2 forms, or if the source of income is from an agency such as Social Security or Social Services, a letter from the agency stating the total amount received in the year prior to admission.
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
When a student has submitted all supporting information a decision will be made regarding the student’s admission.
If you have any questions or would like further information about EOP at Purchase, please contact us.
For more information about applying to Purchase, including instructions for students interested in a conservatory program, click here.