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Undergraduate Admissions

Syracuse University is dedicated to student success. We offer you a support system that leads to big outcomes. So, get to know us! Take a virtual tour, explore career pathways, browse majors and minors, plan a campus visit or read on for everything you need to begin your application.

Who Are You?

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First-Year Students

There are so many exciting possibilities in front of you! Whatever you decide to do and become, we know it’s going to be amazing. And we know because of the opportunities you’ll have here.

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International Students

Thousands of international students choose Syracuse every year for its blend of extraordinary academics, legendary spirit, and research, internship, and extracurricular opportunities—all offered in a classic campus setting.

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Veterans and Military-Connected Students

Syracuse University ranks among the nation’s top schools for veterans. The support of military-connected scholars is central to the University’s mission.

Part-Time Students

Get the degree you want, on a timeline that works for you—with flexible formats and a supportive staff to guide you along the way.

Transfer Students

If you're thinking about transferring to Syracuse University, you have plenty of company. Hundreds of transfer students arrive on campus every year, ready to take advantage of all Syracuse has to offer.

Admitted Students

Prepare to make your mark intellectually while making a difference on campus and in the world.

Native American Students

Syracuse University is just minutes from the heartland of Haudenosaunee territory. We're invested in a relationship with our Native American neighbors that promotes cross-cultural dialogue, research opportunities, and stronger appreciation for Native American leadership, innovation, and contribution.

First Generation Students

Almost 20 percent of Syracuse University’s undergraduate student body identifies as first generation. Learn how we support students who are the first in their family to go to college – in and outside of the classroom.


We honor the vital role counselors play in the daily lives of students searching for their next step. Read on for information curated specifically for counselors assisting students applying to Syracuse University.

Current High School Students

Want to experience college while you're still in high school? For more than 60 years, Syracuse University has been providing high school students with the opportunity to explore potential majors and careers in its renowned pre-college programs.

Next Steps

  • See Degree Outcomes

    Syracuse University prepares students with a distinctive education that can be applied across careers and throughout your lifetime.

  • 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.

  • Contact Us

    If there's something you'd like to know more about, or if your have further questions, we'd love to hear from you.

  • Apply

    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!