MEOC
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Academic Programs

Literacy Development

Students further develop their vocabulary, reading and test-taking skills, using instructor-led classes and computer-based instruction. Prospective students should demonstrate and interest in an academic program of study.

Admissions Requirements:

TABE 9/10/Minimum Placement Scores Reading: 4.0 – 5.9/Math: 4.0

Development Study Skills

Students improve basic math, reading, writing and test-taking skills. This is a great place to start for adult learners who have been out of school for a while. After successful completion of the program students will be able to test for other MEOC programs.

Admissions Requirements:

TABE 9/10/Minimum Placement Scores Reading: 6.0/Math: 5.0

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Students learn English the way they learned their first language by doing everyday things like expressing feelings, asking for directions and playing games. This approach creates a low-anxiety environment where students are able to draw on their own life experiences.

Admissions Requirements:

TABE CLAS-E Minimum Placement Scores Reading: 2.0 in two areas of the exam

Introduction to HSE

Students improve their skills in reading, writing, math, science and social studies in preparation for the HSE exam. Upon successful completion of the program, students may enroll in the HSE Program or be recommended to take the official HSE exam. Students are given the official Readiness Assessment (RA) to assess readiness for the Official HSE exam.

Admissions Requirements:

TABE 9/10/Minimum Placement Scores Reading: 7.0/Math: 6.5

High School Equivalency Diploma (HSE)

Students strengthen their test-taking skills in reading, writing, math, science and social studies in preparation for the HSE exam. Students are given official Readiness Assessment (RA) to assess readiness for the Official HSE exam. Previous official HSE results are taken into consideration where applicable.

Admissions Requirements:

TABE 9/10/Minimum Placement Scores Reading: 9.0/Math: 8.0

College Prep

Students further develop their critical reading, writing and math skills in preparation for college level classes. In addition students prepare for college placement exams including the CUNY Assessment Test. Previous college entrance exam results are taken into consideration where applicable.

Admissions Requirements:

TABE 9/10/Minimum Placement Scores Reading: 9.0/Math: 7.5

SUNY Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center
163 West 125th Street, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10027
(212) 961-3231
admissions@man.eoc.cuny.edu

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 pm

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