Eligibility Information


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Want to know if you are eligible for Educational Opportunity Center services?

  1. Are you 19 years of age or older?
  2. Do you live in any of the following Parishes: East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville,
    Jefferson, Livingston, Orleans, St. Helena, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa,
    and Washington?


    3.Are you a first-generation student? First-generation student- a student whose                parents did not graduate
from a 4-year college with a bachelor’s degree

    4.Are you a low-income student?  For example, if your family size (yourself and                dependents) is two and your taxable income is less than $25,860, you are         
considered low income and eligible for EOC services.

If you answered YES to Question #3 or #4 and are 19 years of age or older, you can
receive EOC services. EOC will pay your application and testing fee. We can also assist
you in applying for financial aid and completing the Free Application for Federal
Student Aid (FAFSA).