The Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs in Higher Education is a not-for-profit association of volunteer members in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, representing educational institutions, state education agencies and others involved in the administration of state-supported educational opportunity programs in post-secondary education.
It is our goal to produce a cadre of educated citizens who will be well versed, sensitive to issues of cultural diversity, and have a heightened sense of social responsibility as they set forth to enhance the quality of life in the respective communities they serve.
The Tri-State Consortium focuses on:
The consortium is composed of 425 colleges and universities located in the states of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. At these institutions, the opportunity programs serve over 60,000 college students from educationally and financially disadvantaged backgrounds.