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Experience Academic Excellence

Syracuse University is a top-tier R1 research institution where you’ll have the chance to rise to your potential, learning from and collaborating with leading scientists and scholars who are tackling today’s biggest challenges.

Begin Your Orange Journey

Explore academic options aligned with the careers of tomorrow.

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Discover Career Pathways

Explore career options. Follow your passion. Rise to your potential. Syracuse University’s programs connect you with leading scientists and scholars who can prepare you for the careers of today and tomorrow.

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Undergraduate Majors and Minors

Customize your Orange journey and discover endless learning opportunities with our 13 schools and colleges offering more than 200 majors and 100+ minors.

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Graduate Degree Programs

Prepare for tomorrow’s careers today. Pursue hands-on research, creative inquiry or professional studies alongside our world-class faculty and scholars.

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Online Programs

Rise from your first class to your next job—and well beyond—through flexible academic options, a vibrant community and a powerful alumni network.

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All Programs

Become a member of a global community to develop a holistic perspective that lasts a lifetime. Explore your program options.

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Schools and Colleges

Through a dynamic blend of the liberal arts and professional studies programs within Syracuse University's 13 schools and colleges, we prepare our students to be career ready, offering personalized pathways that deepen knowledge and support discovery on campus and around the world.

Academic Calendar

Includes:  Academic Year, Quarter-Term, Five Year, Five Year Quarter-Term

Stay updated on key Syracuse University calendar items. Here you’ll find all registration dates, course schedules, financial deadlines and degree award dates to keep you on time and on point.


The D'Aniello Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University is higher education’s first interdisciplinary academic institute, singularly focused on advancing the lives of the nation’s military veterans and their families.

Opportunities and Support

At Syracuse, you’ll do more than pursue your passion. You’ll be given the tools and opportunities that will enable you to flourish in your chosen area of study.

Research at Syracuse University seeks to address pressing global needs and strives to involve students at every opportunity. The University is home to over 30 research centers that span disciplines, including the Syracuse Biomaterials Institute, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, the Tully Center for Free Speech and George E. Bennett Center for Accounting and Tax Research.

The Shared Competencies are six learning goals that enhance your Syracuse University experience. Students achieve the Shared Competencies through major degree courses, liberal arts requirements, electives, campus jobs, and co-curricular experiences.

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  • Study Abroad

    Choose from over 100 different programs within 60 countries, and engage in internships, Signature Seminars, language study, homestay and community engagement projects.

  • Honors Program

    Accomplished students who are seeking to maximize their education and distinguish themselves academically and professionally can apply to join the Renée Crown University Honors Program.

  • Libraries, Collections, and Galleries

    Our vast libraries, research collections, museums and galleries provide you with endless opportunities for discovery and personal growth.

  • Office of Pre-College Programs

    Syracuse University’s Office of Pre-College Programs provides high school students with the opportunity to explore potential college majors in a variety of credit and noncredit courses.

  • Academic Administration

    The administration provides leadership and counsel on academic programs, policies, faculty recruitment and support, research and support for academic affairs.

  • List of Academic Departments

    The interdisciplinary nature of Syracuse will inspire you to expand upon your interests in ways you've never considered.