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Cost and Aid

We can work together to make your dream possible.

Syracuse University believes that a world-class education should be available to every admitted student who wants to attend, regardless of financial need. More than 75 percent of our students receive aid—the majority of it in the form of grants and scholarships that do not have to be repaid.

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How Much Does it Cost to Attend Syracuse University?

Check out detailed information on the cost of attendance for Syracuse University undergraduates, graduates and international students.

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What Kind of Aid is Available

Paying for college should be manageable for students at every income level. Syracuse University has grants, scholarships, loans and special programs that can be tailored to meet individual needs. Support is even available for summer and study abroad programs. We’ll help you find the aid that works for you.

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Apply for Financial Aid

You’ve invested your future in Syracuse University, so apply for the financial aid you need to make that investment pay off.

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Let's Talk

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs works for you. Our goal is to make the financial aid process as simple and transparent as possible, so please share your questions and concerns with us.

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Remember Dates and Deadlines!

If you’re applying for financial aid, review the required applications and due dates. In order to be considered for aid, you must file all of your application materials by the specified dates.

Did you know…

During the 2019-20 academic year, approximately 80 percent of Syracuse University students received some form of financial support totaling more than $414 million. The single largest form of financial aid was more than $295 million awarded to students in the form of Syracuse University grants and scholarships.

Portrait of Azarius Williams

Honestly, I didn’t envision myself pursuing higher education because I thought it wasn’t financially feasible. From a very young age, I had to take responsibility. My leadership skills were born out of a necessity to survive and change my circumstances.

—Azarius Williams ’20, Posse Scholar, Our Time Has Come Scholar, Ronald E. McNair Scholar, Remembrance Scholar

Read His Story