CSTEP Statistics

The Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) at the University at Albany, is an academic enrichment program designed to foster a student's success in preparing for professional licensure and careers in medicine, law, business, math and science education, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and health. CSTEP is jointly sponsored by University at Albany and the New York State Education Department.

CSTEP prepares historically underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged college students to acquire the aptitude and skills necessary to pursue graduate degrees that lead to professional careers in the scientific, technical, health-related or other licensed professions. The University at Albany CSTEP program also provides opportunities to conduct summer research, receive peer mentors/tutors and discounts toward graduate preparatory courses. The program pursues partnerships with departments within the university as well as other university partnerships in order to support the development of our future STEM professionals.

University at Albany CSTEP program

  • 80% of CSTEP Seniors graduate
  • Over 300 student served annually
  • 50% of CSTEP students take Graduate Examination courses
  • 40% of CSTEP freshman remain active through their senior year
  • University at Albany Summer Research Program (UASRP) has assisted over 200
  • CSTEP students in scientific research
  • 100% of CSTEP students utilize at least one of the services that CSTEP provides
  • 87.5% of students utilize tutoring services provided by CSTEP
  • 80% of CSTEP students plan to pursue graduate degrees/science careers


The World Within Reach

Students participate in more than 200 student clubs and honor societies, and enjoy a busy calendar of campus events.