Academics

Programs for who you want to be

Deeply focused on our students, Syracuse University is a premier institution of research and higher learning.

Our investment in research means that undergraduates and graduates collaborate with some of the finest scholars and most nurturing faculty in the world. It is in that search for innovation that students often find inspiration that changes their lives.

The value of a Syracuse University education begins with our approach. Students can customize their own academic experience by blending the foundational power of the liberal arts with the intense focus of our professional programs. Students can choose from hundreds of majors, flexible study options, and programs that span the nation and globe. Start your academic journey here:

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Undergraduate Majors and MinorsLink

Choose from more than 200 majors and over 100 minors and embrace the interdisciplinary nature of Syracuse University’s academic options. 

Explore your options
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Graduate Degree ProgramsLink

Choose from more than 200 advanced degree programs from across Syracuse’s 13 schools and colleges, then customize your education with a rich selection of courses, internships, and research projects.

Customize your Education

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Schools and CollegesLink

Within Syracuse’s 13 schools and colleges, you’ll find 200 majors and 100 minors, hundreds of the world's top researchers and scholars, and almost infinite opportunity.

Learn more about our schools and colleges

Academic CalendarLink

Stay updated on on key Syracuse calendar items. Here you’ll find all registration dates, course schedules, financial deadlines, and degree award dates to keep you on time and on point.

ResearchLink

Research at Syracuse seeks to address pressing global needs, and strives to involve students at every opportunity. The University is home to over 30 research centers that span disciplines, including the Syracuse Biomaterials Institute, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, the Tully Center for Free Speech, and George E. Bennett Center for Accounting and Tax Research.

Centers and InstitutesLink

Syracuse is committed to advancing research excellence to address pressing global needs, basic research that advances fundamental understanding, and curiosity-driven inquiry. 

Academic OpportunitiesLink

At Syracuse, you’ll do more than just pursue your passion. You’ll be given the tools and opportunities that will enable you to flourish in your chosen area of study.

IVMFLink

The Insititute for Veterans and Military Families is higher education’s first interdisciplinary academic institute, singularly focused on advancing the lives of the nation’s military veterans and their families.


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  • Study AbroadLink

    Choose from over 100 different programs within 60 countries, and engage in internships, Signature Seminars, language study, homestay, and community engagement projects.

  • Honors ProgramLink

    Accomplished students who are seeking to maximize their education and distinguish themselves academically and professionally can apply to join the Renée Crown University Honors Program.

  • Course CatalogLink

    Inside the course catalog, you’ll find detailed information about all of the schools, colleges, and hundreds of distinct degree programs offered by Syracuse University

  • Libraries, Collections, and GalleriesLink

    Our vast libraries, research collections, and museums and galleries provide you with endless opportunities for discovery and personal growth.

  • Summer College for High School StudentsLink

    Summer College for high school students offers a broad range of 2-, 3-, 4- and 6-week programs that represent the various colleges Syracuse University.

  • Academic AdministrationLink

    The administration provides leadership and counsel on academic programs, policies, faculty recruitment and support, research, and support for academic affairs.

  • List of Academic DepartmentsLink

    The interdisciplinary nature of Syracuse will inspire you to expand upon your interests in ways you've never considered.