Apply to EOP

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is designed for undergraduate students that meet all of the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be considered CA Residents or AB540
  • Have a history of limited-income 
    • SAI (Student Aid Index) to demonstrate limited income is determined by the FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application
    • The SAI - Student Aid Index, is between -1500 up to 1500
    • An SAI between 1501- 2500 will only be considered if there is space available in the program
  • A first generation college student, their parent(s) have not earned a 4-year degree or higher, from any country

Which CSU campuses are accepting EOP Applications by term [pdf]


SPRING EOP APPLICATIONS:

EOP is an admission and retention program, and students can only apply to EOP when they are submitting their admission application to the university for their first semester at the CSU/SJSU.

  • SJSU EOP does not accept any EOP applications for any spring term
  • EOP is an admission and retention program, and students are unable to apply to EOP for any future term
  • The ASPIRE program offers similar services, and accepts students on a rolling basis

FALL 2024 EOP APPLICATIONS:

The EOP application and review processed has been completed for the Fall 2024 semester.  We are unable to review any late or incomplete applications.

  • EOP is an admission and retention program, and students are unable to apply to EOP for any future term
  • The ASPIRE program offers similar services, and accepts students on a rolling basis
Fall 2025 EOP Program, Application Information, and FAQs will  be updated in September 2024.

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