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.
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
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
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
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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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frequently Asked QuestionsLink
- What parts of the Common Application are required for Syracuse University?Link
- How do I submit my application if I have a fee waiver?Link
- I'm applying Early Decision. Where do I find the ED Agreement form?Link
- Will I receive confirmation when Syracuse University receives my application?Link
- What is the word count max/min for the questions in the Additional Information section?Link
- Do I have to select three choices for college/plan?Link
- More frequently asked questions