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Congratulations on your admission to Syracuse University! We look forward to welcoming you to campus.

The most important contact you will have as a Syracuse University graduate student will be with your school or college. However, when accepting your admission, the Office of Enrollment Management is your best contact to file your:

  • Admissions acceptance form
  • Tuition deposit (some programs only)

Admitted Student Checklist

This admitted student checklist will help ensure that your admission acceptance is complete.

Admissions Acceptance Form

Log in to your application status portal using the following link: Syracuse University Application Status Portal. Locate and complete the Admission Acceptance Form provided within the portal. This form signifies your intent to accept the admission offer.

If you have been admitted to the College of Law, please review the intent to enroll process.

Tuition Deposit

Each program of study has specific tuition deposit information. The list below outlines program requirements and deadlines. If you have additional questions please contact us. If your program requires the advance tuition deposit, the tuition deposit can be made on the Syracuse University Application Status Portal. Find the option to submit the $500 Graduate Tuition Deposit. This deposit may be required to secure your place in the program and is typically non-refundable.

School of Architecture

All programs

College of Arts and Sciences

Doctor of audiology (Au.D.) and speech-language pathology (M.S.) programs only

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Master's programs only

David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

Master's in nutrition

School of Information Studies

Master's programs only

Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

Tuition deposit is required for students accepting their admission to the master of public administration (M.P.A.) or master of arts in international relations (M.A.) programs. Those accepting admission to the joint M.P.A./M.A. international relations program only need to provide one deposit of $500. An advanced tuition deposit is NOT required for students admitted through Executive Education for either of the executive degrees in public affairs or international relations.

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Master’s programs only (excluding communications management, independent study degree program)

College of Visual and Performing Arts

All programs

Martin J. Whitman School of Management

Master’s programs only

Note:  Your offer of admission will become void if the tuition deposit has not been received by the deadlines indicated. Payment should be in the form of a check or money order payable to Syracuse University. When you enroll for the semester for which you have been admitted, your deposit will be credited to your Bursar account as an advance tuition payment. The deposit is not refunded if you do not enroll.

Changing Your Semester of Enrollment

If you do not plan to enroll at Syracuse University in the semester for which you have been admitted, you must contact your department to defer your admission. If approved, your admission record will be updated accordingly.