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International Applicants

The Syracuse University School of Education welcomes international graduate students to join its vibrant learning community. We offer exceptional C.A.S., M.S., Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs in teaching and non-teaching areas including Counseling and Human Services, Cultural Foundations of Education, Exercise Science, Higher Education, Instructional Design, Development & Evaluation, and Reading and Language Arts. Outstanding teacher preparation and educational leadership programs are taught within the Teaching and Leadership Department.

We thank you for your interest in the Syracuse University School of Education Graduate Programs and look forward to reviewing your application materials.

View Eligable Programs for International Applicants

Resources for International Applicants

Applying to a Graduate Program

Applicants for the SOE Graduate Programs are required to submit an Online Application.

Submitting Academic Credentials/Official Transcripts

Applicants are required to submit one Official Transcript of Academic Credentials from previous colleges/universities attended. Original transcripts must be translated into English. Official transcripts must be received by Syracuse University in a sealed envelope directly from the academic institution.

English Proficiency Requirements

Applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores to complete their application. The exams scores must be sent to the Syracuse University Enrollment Management Processing Center. Please submit TOEFL scores to the Syracuse University Institution code 2823.

  • Please mail official IELTS score reports to:
    Enrollment Management Processing Center
    Syracuse University
    Graduate Admissions Processing
    P.O. Box 35060
    Syracuse, NY 13235-5060
  • If you are sending materials using a package delivery company, use this address:
    Enrollment Management Processing Center
    Syracuse University
    Graduate Admissions Processing
    716 E. Washington Street, Suite 200
    Syracuse, NY 13210-1572

International Student Funding Requirements

International students are required to demonstrate sufficient funding for at least their first year of graduate study in order for Syracuse University to issue the visa eligibility document needed for student visa authorization. The Graduate Admissions International Student Funding Requirements offers additional information about this requirement.

The Syracuse University Office of Financial Aid also offers information for International Students regarding cost of attendance and financial aid.

Determining Equivalency of a U.S. Bachelor’s Degree

The Syracuse University Graduate Admissions website offers information about determining the Equivalency to a U.S. Bachelor’s Degree of a degree earned in another country. World Education Services (WES) offers degree evaluation services.

Submitting Supplemental Materials

Please visit the Graduate Admissions Submitting Supplemental Materials section for information and mailing addresses for mailing hard copies of supplemental materials such as letters of recommendation and official transcripts.

Slutzker Center for International Services

The Slutzker Center for International Services at 310 Walnut Place offers information and services including:

English Language Institute

International students may enroll in English courses to improve their English Language proficiency at the Syracuse University English Language Institute.

Graduate Student Housing

Other Syracuse University Offices and Services