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Mentorship and support from day one. Connections to internships and a powerful global network. Education from top-ranked faculty and researchers. Everything you need to be world ready.

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Life at Syracuse University

Trailblazers, risk takers, difference makers—our 14,000 undergraduate students, 300+ student organizations, 20 NCAA Division I teams and a global alumni network nurture a bold and boundless spirit. Be yourself and also belong to something bigger.

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Why Syracuse University

We are a student-focused top-tier R1 research university fueled by 150+ years of tradition, academic distinction and a spirit of discovery.

82 %

of Syracuse University students receive some form of financial support totaling more than $465 million.
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Student-Faculty Ratio
40 +

Active Regional Alumni Clubs
25 +

Living Learning Communities
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Information and Resources for Prospective Students

First-Year Student Requirements

Find admissions requirements and application requirements for first-year students.

Application Checklist

Following the steps on the first-year student application checklist will ensure a smooth application process.

Information for Parents and Families

A great experience for your student starts in our classrooms, but it doesn’t end there. Support and mentorship in academics, extracurriculars and career preparation begin on day one.

Discovery Program

As a Discovery student, you’ll spend your first semester in Florence, Italy; Madrid, Spain; or Strasbourg, France before enrolling in classes on our home campus in Syracuse the following January.

I knew that the combination of my passion for sports and math would make for a really cool career. When I came across the sport analytics program at Syracuse, there was no doubt that’s what I wanted to do and where I wanted to be.

Mackenzie Mangos ’22 Quantitative Analysis Associate with the New York Yankees David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics
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Career Paths

Explore majors and minors based on your career goals, and see how our programs connect you with leading scientists and scholars who can prepare you for a career built on your passion.

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Majors and Minors

With 200+ majors and 100+ minors, Syracuse University provides limitless educational avenues.

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Degree Outcomes

Our graduates rise to become influential leaders in the careers of today and tomorrow. From newsrooms to classrooms, laboratories to boardrooms, you’ll find members of our Orange network.

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Study Abroad

Take your education global with one of the most established and highly respected international study programs in the nation.

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Living on Campus

Living on campus provides easy access to all that our campus offers, including classrooms, academic resources, dining halls, clubs and organizations and many other facilities and amenities.

Student Services

From career counseling to safety practices, our Syracuse University staff and faculty strive to create a safe, inclusive and engaging environment for all.

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