This section outlines what you need to do to complete your application if you are not a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, have graduated from high school, and have or are currently earning college credits.

All interested international transfer applicants are encouraged to view or download our Viewbook for International Students (PDF).

International transfer students are encouraged to apply by January 1 if possible to receive full consideration for admission and housing. Enrollment in some colleges and programs may be limited. International transfer applications will be evaluated by the Admissions Committee as they are received and become complete. Students wishing to apply for admission for the spring (January) semester are encouraged to submit their applications early in the fall (mid to late October).

To be admitted to Syracuse University, international transfer applicants must:

  • Demonstrate sufficient academic preparation to achieve success in their studies at SU
  • Demonstrate the ability to pay for all educational expenses.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the English Language.


Application Checklist

Items to Complete Your Application:


Information to review: