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A hub of international scholarship, in the heart of New York State

Syracuse University is one of the top 65 universities in the United States, and home to many highly-ranked programs including Industrial Design, Entrepreneurship, and Journalism. Undergraduates can also study at the Maxwell School, recognized as one of the world’s best graduate schools for Public Affairs.

As a Council of International Schools (CIS) Higher Education Member, Syracuse University is an accredited institution that is committed to international education. All CIS Members agree to a Code of Ethics to promote the highest standards of ethical practice and professional behavior in the recruitment and admission of students into institutions of higher education.

When you arrive on campus, a special orientation program will help you adjust to life in the United States. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in English conversation practice groups and be invited to special events to meet other students from around the world.

With more than 200 majors and 100 minors, Syracuse University offers extensive opportunities for global students. What majors are right for you? Take the quiz.

Check out the Syracuse University Viewbook for International Students. (Download the PDF version.)

Read about international students’ experiences.