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High School Students *

* includes recent graduates who have not yet attended college

Transfer Students *

* applicants who have completed a minimum of one semester of college-level coursework

International Students

Ranger School Applicants

Those interested in graduate degree programs should visit the Graduate School website.

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions reviews all applications to undergraduate programs offered at the main Syracuse campus and The Ranger School campus in Wanakena.

If you have questions, please contact us:


Were you directly affected by a recent hurricane?

In support of applicants affected by Hurricanes Florence and Michael, we will consider extending the Early Decision and other application deadlines, allowing submission of unofficial records, and waiving SAT/ACT requirements. Please contact us to discuss how we can help you prepare and submit your application.

Application Deadlines

Spring 2019

  • All Applicants:
    November 1, 2018

Fall 2019

  • Early Decision First-Year:
    December 1, 2018
  • Regular First-Year:
    January 15, 2019*
  • Guaranteed Transfer:
    February 1, 2019
  • Transfer:
    March 1, 2019*

*Applications received after this date will be considered on a space available basis.

Application Codes

SAT: 2530
ACT: 2948
TOEFL DI: 2530
FAFSA: 002851
NYS TAP: 0950