​Personal Interviews

While not required, prospective first-year and transfer students have the opportunity to schedule a personal interview with an admissions representative. Representatives include staff, current students, and alumni.

Interviews for prospective first-year students (high school seniors) will be offered on a space-available basis, both on and off-campus, during the summer and fall. Prospective transfer students can schedule interviews throughout the year by contacting transfertosu@syr.edu.

You may schedule only one interview. All interviews are 30 minutes long. A listing of interview opportunities in the United StatesEurope, and Asia are listed below.

Schedule a personal interview

Interview Opportunities in the United StatesLink

To reserve your 30-minute interview slot, please search and register for your desired date and time. Some interview opportunities are school- or college-specific.

CA,   NY


Los AngelesLink

New YorkLink

New York CityLink

Interview Opportunities in Puerto RicoLink

To reserve your 30-minute interview slot, please search and register for your desired date and time.

San JuanLink

  • December 16, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. AST - La Concha Hotel
  • December 17, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. AST - La Concha Hotel 

Interview Opportunities in AsiaLink

In partnership with Vericant, Syracuse University provides in-person interview opportunities for applicants interested in showcasing skills and professionalism to the admissions committee. Vericant will also conduct video interviews and collect short writing samples in the cities listed below. Vericant does not evaluate candidates, but instead posts the interviews online for our admissions team to review. The Vericant interview will form part of your application package if you opt to be interviewed.

Although the Vericant interview is not mandatory, we highly recommend it as it will give you an excellent opportunity to provide insight into your interests and abilities beyond the standard application.

Vericant provides interviews in the following cities:

  • Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Qingdao, Wuhan, Xi’an, Zhengzhou, Hong Kong, Hyderabad (India), South Korea and Taiwan

Learn more about Vericant and schedule an interview.