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Application Support

Common Application Support Center

The Applicant support center is a great resource provided by the Common Application.

Coalition Application, powered by Scoir

The Coalition Application support center is a great resource provided by Scoir.

Syracuse University Office of Admissions

Speak to us in person, over the phone or by email for support with the admissions process.

College Specific Requirements

If your school or college has specific application requirements such as portfolios, audition materials or other additional items, please follow the instructions for submission.

How to Apply

Prospective students have three enrollment options to choose from. After deciding on an enrollment plan, it is important to review application deadlines because they differ depending on your program and enrollment option of choice. 

Select Syracuse University as a choice of school. Complete the Common Application or Coalition Application, powered by Scoir and submit to Syracuse University.

  • Fee Waiver: We strive to support all students and families who wish to apply to Syracuse University. There are a few ways to receive a fee waiver:
    • Students who received an SAT or ACT fee waiver may forward a copy to our office;
    • If you have received a waiver from NACAC, we will accept this;
    • School counselors may request an application fee waiver for students for whom it would present a financial hardship. This request must come in writing on school letterhead and may be submitted as a PDF to
    • Any current or former member of the United States military (Veteran, Active-Duty, National Guard, Reserve or Early Commissioning Program) will have their application fee automatically waived by completing the Veterans and Military Students Application.

      To submit the application if you have a fee waiver: In the "Profile" section of the Common Application or Coalition Application you will indicate and sign that you qualify for a fee waiver, based on the indicators of economic need listed in this section. This will allow you to submit your application without paying the fee. Once you submit your application, be sure to submit the appropriate documentation to Syracuse University to show that you qualify for the fee waiver. Please contact us at if you have any questions.

  • Optional First Semester Abroad: Applicants to the College of Arts and Sciences have the option of applying for Discovery Programs which allow students to spend the fall semester of their freshman year in Florence, Madrid, or Strasbourg. Applicants to the College of Engineering have the option of spending the fall semester of their freshman year in Madrid. If you wish to apply for a Discovery Program, select "Yes" in the drop down menu on the Common App. An additional Discovery Program application supplement is required and will be sent to you via email after you submit your Common App.
  • Veterans: Please use the veterans and military-connected students online application.

View our college-specific application requirements.

If you need to send additional application materials to Syracuse University, please use the appropriate application mailing address

Please use the following codes:

  • SAT: 2823
  • ACT: 2968

Test Optional Note: SAT/ACT scores are not required for students applying for Fall 2024, Spring 2025, Fall 2025 or Spring 2026 admission.