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Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)

New York State Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) - preparing science, technology & licensed professionals since 1986The 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:

Two female scientists

  • Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Political Science/Pre-Law
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Speech-Language Pathology

Services and Resources

  • Tutorial assistance
  • CSTEP Focused Workshops
  • Career preparedness events
  • Kaplan preparatory classes for DAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, OAT and PCAT
  • Assistance with graduate and professional school admission applications
  • Academic advisement
  • Participation in the College's Annual Undergraduate Research Day
  • Careers in Science at Iona (CSI) Program
  • Career and Professional Development Conferences
  • 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