Graduate Admissions

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Syracuse University is home to some of the top graduate programs in the country for a reason—because we substantially invest in research.

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.

Ranked among the top 60 universities in the United States, Syracuse offers graduate degrees in over 200 programs across 13 schools and colleges. You'll join an international community of nearly 4,000 masters and 1,400 doctoral students in an environment that's equal parts nurturing and challenging. It's the perfect environment for you to take your next step.

Graduate Degree ProgramsLink

Choose from more than 200 advanced degree programs from across Syracuse’s 13 schools and colleges, then customize your education with a rich selection of courses, internships, and research projects. 

International StudentsLink

A quarter of the University's 6,000 graduate students come from countries outside of the United States. They're drawn by Syracuse's reputation, broad selection of programs, and the benefits of a global alumni network of more than 250,000.

Living in SyracuseLink

Make a home for you and your family close to or on campus with various housing, childcare, and support options.

Admitted Graduate StudentsLink

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


Applications for graduate programs are accepted through an online application. Syracuse University’s individual schools and colleges may have additional application requirements, which will be detailed once you begin your application.

Contacts and QuestionsLink

We'd love to hear from you! Contact Graduate Admissions with your general questions or contact the specific school or college with questions regarding your program of interest.

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    To study the law is to join the ranks of some of the best minds in history—leaders, idealists, inventors, entrepreneurs, dreamers, agents of change, heroes. This is the tradition you enter at Syracuse Law.

  • Part-Time AdmissionsLink

    If you have completed a bachelor’s degree and would like to pursue a graduate degree as a part-time student, you’ll find a lot of support at Syracuse University.