If you’ve completed at least 12 credit hours while enrolled in a degree program at another college or university, you’re considered a transfer student.
If you’ve taken college classes without enrolling in a degree program, or will have less than 12 credits when you plan to enroll, you should apply as a first year student.
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If you enrolled in an institution of higher education as a full-time student after graduating from secondary school and received graded credit in academic coursework, please apply as a transfer student.
If you are intending to apply to Syracuse University as a transfer student, use this checklist to complete your application.
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