Syracuse University

How to Apply

How to Apply for SU Graduate Study


Welcome to Syracuse University's Graduate School website. A graduate degree is one of the most important investments you'll make in yourself. We understand that to commit to an advanced degree is a significant decision. In support of your choice to explore Syracuse University, we're here to assist you from the start. Whether you are a domestic or international student, on this webpage you'll find a host of information: how to apply, our application, financial aid details, and more. Good luck, and we look forward to welcoming you on campus soon.

Apply Online 

The only method of application is via our online application. This method allows us to process your application faster and more efficiently. You may also upload your application materials when applying online


If you have questions at any point in the process, you should first reach out to the department or program you are applying to, as they are most likely in the best position to assist. If questions still remain after talking to the department, please feel free to contact us. We hope to see you on campus soon.

Future Student Help 

Office of Enrollment Management
Syracuse University
212 Bowne Hall
Syracuse, New York 13244-1200

Current Student Help

The Graduate School
Syracuse University
207 Bowne Hall
Syracuse, New York 13244-1200

  • Online Application Technical Support

    For questions about your online application, or for other technical support, click here.

  • Tuition Deposit
  • Project 1000 is a national program created to assist underrepresented minorities applying to graduate school in specific disciplines. Students may apply to up to seven of the over 88 participating Project 1000 institutions¿including Syracuse University. Find out more                                                                                                                                                                                       

Graduate Supplemental materials and payments being mailed

NOTE: In accordance with Syracuse University policy, any materials submitted by an applicant or on behalf of the applicant, will not be returned to the applicant.

  • All applicants must pay a non-refundable application fee of $75. There are several options for paying the application fee: 
    • including a check or money order payable to Syracuse University with your application materials, or
    • paying by Mastercard or Visa credit card by following these instructions:
      • Download and Print the payment form
      • Complete all information on form
      • Submit with your application material to:

        Enrollment Management Processing Center
        Syracuse University
        Graduate Admissions Processing
        P.O. Box 35060
        Syracuse, New York 13235-5060

    If you are sending materials using a package delivery company (i.e. FedEx, UPS, DHL), use this address:

    Enrollment Management Processing Center
    Syracuse University
    Graduate Admissions Processing
    716 E. Washington St., Suite 200
    Syracuse, New York 13210-1572