Apply to Syracuse University

Thank you for your interest in Syracuse University!

Please use the Common Application to apply. If you are a veteran or military-connected student, please use the Veterans and Military Students Application [PDF, 2MB].

Early Decision: If Syracuse University is your first choice, consider applying for Early Decision (ED). The EDII application deadline is January 1.

Begin your application

How to ApplyLink


Review our enrollment options and application deadlinesLink

Prospective students have three enrollment options to choose from. After deciding on an enrollment plan, it is important to review application deadlines because they differ depending on your program and enrollment option of choice. 


View your application checklistLink


Complete your application through the Common ApplicationLink

Select Syracuse University as a choice of school. Complete the Common Application and submit to Syracuse University. If you have any questions, review our Common App FAQ.

Optional: Applicants to the College of Arts and Sciences have the option of applying for Discovery Programs which allow students to spend the fall semester of their freshman year in Florence, Madrid, or Strasbourg. If you wish to apply for a Discovery Program, select "Yes" in the drop down menu on the Common App. An additional Discovery Program application supplement is required and will be sent to you via email after you submit your Common App.


Check to see if your college requires any additional materialsLink

View our college-specific application requirements.

If you need to send additional application materials to Syracuse University, please use the appropriate application mailing address


Send your standardized test scores to Syracuse UniversityLink

Please use the following codes:

  • SAT: 2823
  • ACT: 2968

Note: Syracuse University does not require the essay section of the new SAT, nor the writing portion of the ACT.

Note: You will not receive an admission decision through MySlice, but will be able to track “My Missing Application Materials” within the Admissions To Do items of MySlice. An admission decision notification will be sent via e-mail and is sometimes followed by notification in the mail.

Please allow up to seven days from the date your materials are submitted for items to be reflected as complete in our system. We will send you e-mail notices as key application materials are received and, therefore, completed.

Already Applied?Link

Review the admission notification timeline and check your application status online. You can track the status of your application online through MySlice. In order to access your MySlice account you must first activate your NetID and password, which will require your SUID. Your SUID was included in the email sent to you from Syracuse University confirming receipt of your application. If you did not receive this email (be sure to check your spam folder), please write to us at