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HEOP Admissions


HEOP applicants must be a resident of New York State, and a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident.

First-year Students
Admission to the Higher Education Opportunity Program, HEOP is based on academic and economic eligibility. Candidates are invited for an interview by a member of the HEOP staff once a candidate is deemed academically and economically eligible, and demonstrates strong motivation for a college education. 

Transfer Students
Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 for consideration. Verification of enrollment in an opportunity program (EOP, HEOP, SEEK, CD) is required for transfer eligibility. 

First-year Summer Program 
All first-time students must attend the HEOP first-year summer program in addition to the college’s regular summer orientation. The summer program for HEOP is five weeks in duration during the month of July-August. Its primary focus is to orient the student to HEOP and begin a formal introduction of the expected academic rigor, and support resources available at Pratt Institute. 

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