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Direct Transfer Admission Program with Onondaga Community College (OCC)

Take advantage of a seamless pathway to undergraduate study at Syracuse University

The Direct Transfer Admission Program guarantees eligible OCC graduates admission to academic programs in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Information Studies, Whitman School of Management, and College of Professional Studies, where they can complete a bachelor’s degree in four semesters.

Read the announcement about this agreement.


To be eligible for the program, OCC students must complete their degrees with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and enroll at Syracuse University the semester after completing their degree at OCC (a minimum 3.4 GPA is required for admission to the Whitman School of Management). Those with GPAs of 3.25 or higher (3.4 or higher for students enrolling in the Whitman School of Management) will be awarded a merit-based scholarship of at least $10,000.

View additional program requirements.

Next Steps:

OCC students interested in matriculating to Syracuse University through this Agreement must first complete the program inquiry form.


Representatives at both institutions are available to help with your questions:

Syracuse University: Email or call 315-443-3611

Onondaga Community College: Connect with your school's Success Coach or Career & Transfer Specialist.