Admissions

​Where potential becomes progress

At Syracuse, we empower those who dream big. Students from all backgrounds and across every field of study arrive brimming with potential, then immediately start fulfilling it through rigorous coursework, study abroad, research and internships, networking events, career counseling, and the support of a vast and accomplished alumni base.

This is what college should feel like—four seasons of beauty, an iconic campus, an easy drive to major cities, and our own mid-city comfort that makes people want to stay. Whether you’re a prospective undergraduate, graduate, or part-time student, here you’ll find a place to live and learn that feels like home, and a campus full of people who encourage you to push beyond your comfort zone.

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Undergraduate

Whether you’re a first-year or transfer student, and no matter where you’re from, here you’ll find all the information to get you started on your journey. Your next step could be your biggest yet—we’re here to lend a hand.

Begin your journey with Syracuse University

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Graduate

As a graduate student, you’ll work toward breakthroughs alongside faculty who are among the world’s finest researchers and scholars, all while creating lifelong professional relationships and advancing your career.

Continue your academic career

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Part-Time

You can do this! Get the degree you want, on a timeline that works for you. Syracuse loves part-time learners and we show it—with flexible formats and a supportive staff to guide you along the way.

Explore your part-time study options

Cost and Aid

Syracuse University strives to meet the financial needs of admitted students, and offers a variety of funding options to help make college as affordable as possible.

Veterans

Syracuse University ranks among the nation’s top schools for veterans. The support of military-connected scholars is central to the University’s mission, and includes commitments to affordability, academic success, and a comfortable fit within the student body.

Visit and Tour

The best way to know if Syracuse is the right fit for you is to visit our gorgeous campus in the heart of New York State.

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Apply

We take a chance on people who dream big. If you’re ready to craft your own academic experience, conduct innovative research, and cheer on the Orange, Syracuse University is the place for you. Begin your application today!


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