Tuition Deposits for Admitted ​Graduate Students

Each program of study has specific tuition deposit information. The list below outlines program requirements and deadlines.

If you have additional questions, please contact us. The tuition deposit is not required for limited residency distance learning programs.

Your offer of admission will become void if the tuition deposit has not been received by the deadlines indicated. If your program requires the advance tuition deposit, it can be made on MySlice under Applicant Services. Select Graduate Tuition Deposit to make your payment by credit card. We will also accept a check or money order made payable to Syracuse University. When you enroll for the semester for which you have been admitted, your deposit will be credited to your Bursar account as an advance tuition payment. The deposit is not refunded if you do not enroll.


School of ArchitectureLink

M.Arch and M.S. in Architecture Programs

The School of Architecture determines when the tuition deposit is due for these programs. If after reviewing the information that you have received from the School you are unsure about the due date, contact the School of Architecture at 315.443.1041 or archgrad@syr.edu. Remember to include your Intent to Register Form to the Office of Enrollment Management with your tuition deposit.


College of Arts and SciencesLink

Only two graduate programs in the college of Arts and Sciences require a tuition deposit. Applicants admitted to any other graduate program in the College should return the Intent to Register form to the Office of Enrollment Management as soon as they have determined whether or not they will attend Syracuse University.

Speech-Language Pathology, M.S. Program
Doctor of Audiology, Au.D. Program

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders determines when the tuition deposit is due for this program. If after reviewing the information that you have received from the department you are unsure about the due date, contact Jennifer Steigerwald (jssteige@syr.edu or 315.443.9615). Remember to include your Intent to Register form to the Office of Enrollment Management with your tuition deposit.


College of Engineering and Computer ScienceLink

All master’s programs

M.S. applicants admitted for the fall semester who wish to attend must submit the tuition deposit. Questions may be directed to the College of Engineering and Computer Science at 315.443.2219 or topgrads@syr.edu. Please remember to include your Intent to Register form to the Office of Enrollment Management with your tuition deposit.

All doctoral programs

Applicants admitted to doctoral programs in the College of Engineering and Computer Science need not submit a deposit. They should return the Intent to Register form to the Office of Enrollment Management as soon as they have determined whether or not they will attend Syracuse University.


David B. Falk College of Sport and Human DynamicsLink

Nutrition Science master’s

Applicants admitted for any semester who wish to attend must submit the tuition deposit. Questions may be directed to the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics at 315.443.5555 or falk@syr.edu. Remember to include your Intent to Register form to the Office of Enrollment Management with your tuition deposit.

No other graduate program in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics requires a tuition deposit. Applicants admitted to any other graduate program in Falk should return the Intent to Register form to the Office of Enrollment Management as soon as they have determined whether or not they will attend Syracuse University.


School of Information StudiesLink

All master’s programs

Applicants admitted to any master’s program who wish to attend must submit their tuition deposits by May 1. Questions may be directed to Bridget Crary (bmcrary@syr.edu, 315.443.2911). Master’s students must return the Intent to Register form to the Office of Enrollment Management with the deposit.

All doctoral programs

Applicants admitted to the doctoral program in the iSchool need not submit a deposit. They should return the Intent to Register form to the Office of Enrollment Management as soon as they have determined whether or not they will attend Syracuse University.


Whitman School of ManagementLink

All graduate programs

Applicants admitted to a master’s program in the Whitman School should consult the admissions communications that they have received to determine whether they are expected to submit a deposit and, if so, when. Admitted applicants may direct questions in this regard to Shannon Hiemstra (srhiemst@syr.edu or 315.443.9214). Applicants admitted to the doctoral program in the Whitman School need not submit a deposit.

Admitted students in both the master’s and doctoral degree programs should return the Intent to Register form to Shannon Hiemstra as soon as they have determined whether or not they will attend Syracuse University.


Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public AffairsLink

Applicants admitted to these programs must submit the tuition deposit along with the Intent to Register form (included with the official admission letter) to the Office of Enrollment Management by May 1.

A non-refundable $500 advance tuition deposit is required for students accepting their admission to the Master of Public Administration (MPA) or Master of Arts in International Relations (MA IR) programs. Those accepting admission to the joint M.P.A./M.A. International Relations program only need to provide one deposit of $500. An advanced tuition deposit is not required for students admitted through Executive Education for either of the Executive Degrees in PA or IR.


Newhouse School of Public CommunicationsLink

All master’s programs (excluding Communications Management, M.S. Independent Study)

Applicants admitted for summer or fall to any master’s program who wish to attend must submit the tuition deposit by April 15. Questions about this may be directed to the Graduate Records Office (pcgrad@syr.edu or 315.443.4039). Applicants should return the Intent to Register form to Newhouse as soon as they have determined whether or not they will attend Syracuse University.

Applicants admitted to the doctoral program need not submit a deposit. They should return the Intent to Register form to the Office of Enrollment Management as soon as they have determined whether or not they will attend Syracuse University.