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Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)

The Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) at Iona College, is an academic enrichment program, designed to provide academic support during the undergraduate years to underrepresented minority OR economically disadvantaged students pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), health-related fields and the licensed professions.

*** Applicants MUST be New York State Residents.
*** Applicants must be full-time matriculated Iona students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Students must major in one of the following

  • Accounting

  • Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education (Math/Science Teacher Education)
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Political Science/Pre-Law
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Speech-Language Pathology

Services and Resources

  • Tutoring in CSTEP Office
  • CSTEP monthly luncheon
  • Career preparedness events
  • Kaplan preparatory classes for GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT and PCAT
  • Assistance with graduate and professional schools admission applications
  • Academic Advisement
  • A pre-freshman summer academic experience
  • Participation in the College's Annual Undergraduate Research Day
  • Careers in Science at Iona (CSI) Program
  • Graduate and professional school visits
  • CSTEP Statewide Conference
  • Research and internship opportunities

Application form »

Return completed applications to the the CSTEP Office

Spellman Hall, 2nd Floor, Room: 4-208 
Melissa Solis, Program Director
Phone: (914) 633-2474 
Email: msolis@iona.edu