The Le Moyne STEP program serves 99+ local students.

The Le Moyne College Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) is one of 51 STEP programs in New York State preparing historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students from Nottingham High School, Henninger High School, Syracuse Middle Schools and all of Onondaga County for college.

Collaborating with the New York State Department of Education and the Syracuse City School District since 1987, we’re proud of our students’ pursuit of careers in math, science, technology and the health-related or licensed professions.

Am I eligible for the program?

To qualify for STEP, you need to be:

  • A New York State resident for at least 1 year
  • Historically underrepresented or economically disadvantaged
  • Interested in pursuing a college major/career in the STEM field and/or licensed professions

About STEP

As part of our STEP program, you can expect:

  • Tutoring
  • SAT, ACT and Regents preparation
  • College application support and career advising
  • Opportunities for hands-on research with college faculty
  • Conferences, seminars, workshops
  • Peer and professional mentoring
  • Science labs and activities
  • Field trips
  • Speakers series

STEP's History of Success

39 Graduates in the class of 2021 across Henninger, Nottingham and Syracuse Academy  

25 Number of colleges STEP students were accepted into in 2021

65 Number of SUAP, AP, OCC or SUNY ESF courses STEP students took in 2021


We are so proud of our students and are continuing to support them to reach their goals and beyond.

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STEP Outcomes

The STEP program relies on consistency and support of its students. Check out our utlization data and our monthly newsletter to see what we're up to.

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