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Transfer Students

No matter when you join the Syracuse family, we’re here to help you feel at home.

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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 .

Ready to learn more? Our dedicated student team is here to help.

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Transfer Student Requirements

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.

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Application Checklist

If you are intending to apply to Syracuse University as a transfer student, use this checklist to complete your application.

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Cost and Aid

Learn how we work to make a Syracuse University education affordable.

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Take a Tour

Visit us virtually, where we're committed to helping you experience our campus, our people and our undeniable spirit online.

Contact us at  or call 315.443.3611 with any questions.