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Accepted Students

Congratulations! You're in!

We’re thrilled to welcome you to ESF and look forward to seeing how you will Improve Our World. 

Are you ready to secure your spot as a Mighty Oak? Just follow these steps by the deadline in your letter of admission:

  1. Log in to your applicant portal.
  2. Scroll to the “forms” section on your checklist and click “Reply to Admissions Decision.”
  3. Choose the option to accept your offer and proceed with the Enrollment Agreement form to select your housing preferences.
  4. Pay your $400 enrollment deposit. 

If you need assistance, please email

Access Your Applicant Portal



Join us for an Accepted Student Reception

Attending an Accepted Student Reception provides an opportunity to envision yourself as a student at ESF.  At this daylong event you will meet your ESF classmates, learn more about academic and student life and be our guests for lunch at the campus dining center. Virtual events provide an opportunity to talk with ESF faculty, staff, and students about what to expect for your academic and student experience. 

Register now for Syracuse campus, Ranger School, and Online Student receptions!

Individual Accepted Student Visits

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If you are unable to attend an Accepted Student Reception, our Admissions team is available for accepted student appointments and campus tours at 8:45 a.m.  Monday through Friday during the spring semester. The visit is two to two and half hours.

Call (315) 470-6600 to schedule a visit. Individual virtual appointments may be scheduled by calling the same number. For Ranger School visits call (315)-848-2566.


Learn about Financial Aid

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Have questions about financial aid or scholarships? We can provide answers and help you with next steps!

We’re available for meetings by appointment from 
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Any questions, please contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships at or (315) 470-6706.


Hear from a Mighty Oak

If you know you want to better the environment, come here — that’s what we’re all about. I ended up choosing ESF for its reputation. I know when I graduate and an employer sees ‘ESF,’ they’ll know I got a quality education.
Layla Blask, Environmental Studies

About ESF


Programs, Majors, Minors

We offer 24 Bachelor of Science programs, 28 minors, and three associate degree programs within our eight academic departments.

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Student Life

ESF students are encouraged to dive in and take advantage of all that ESF has to offer. We offer many opportunities for support, leadership, extracurricular involvement, and lifelong friendships.

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Tuition & Aid

A college education is an investment in your future, and it’s hard to find a better educational value than ESF. Find out how we can help make college more affordable.

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Contact Us

Finding the right college can be both exciting and overwhelming.  If you have any questions at any point in your journey, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions is here for you: | (315) 470-6600

Academic Year: Monday – Friday  8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Summer: Monday – Thursday  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. to noon