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Undergraduate Admissions & Programs

Whether you are looking to pursue a career as a teacher, school counselor, or anything else within the world of education, one of the School of Education’s 12 majors will prepare you to inspire people, promote health and wellness, and impact policy. On-campus training laboratories, research facilities, and volunteer opportunities give you a chance to build your professional portfolio throughout your time at Syracuse.

Right now, we would like nothing more than to welcome you to campus or travel to your area. However, following New York State recommendations related to large gatherings and in an abundance of care for your family and ours, we have made the decision to suspend all campus visits, student-led tours and admissions programming, and off-campus events.

Virtual Admissions Events

If you’re considering whether to apply to the School of Education, we hope you will join us for a virtual event! Syracuse hosts A TON of admissions events, listed on the Office of Admissions website.

School of Education Information Sessions

Typically Mondays and Thursdays, 4 p.m. eastern
Register for one of these events on the Office of Admissions schedule. These info sessions are 25-35 minutes long and you will be able to learn all about the School of Education at Syracuse University.

Current Student Panel/Q&As

Typically every other Friday at 4 p.m. and some Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
Join a panel of current School of Education students to learn about the opportunities and advantages of the Syracuse University and, School of Education experience. There’s no better way to learn about a college than from current students! Bring your questions! View schedule

Faculty Meet and Greet/Q&A

Thursday, November 12 at 4 p.m. eastern
Join School of Education Faculty to learn about what sets our School of Education at Syracuse University apart from other programs. Our faculty are amazing and what a great opportunity to meet them! Bring your questions!

View and Register for SOE Admissions Events

 

If you have any questions, want to schedule an individual meeting, or want to connect with a current student, please contact us:

Timothy Findlay, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment
twfindla@syr.edu|315.443.4269
Timothy Findlay

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Why the School of Education at Syracuse?

  • 98% of our graduates are employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation (2019 graduate outcomes report).
  • You’ll be a part of a carefully selected class of under 200 first year and transfer students, so you’ll enjoy small classes, personal advising, and close relationships with faculty and staff. But you’ll also have access to the extensive benefits of the broader Syracuse support system: once you graduate, you’ll join a network of over 250,000 accomplished alumni.
  • You will be part of a community that has a commitment to inclusion and diversity. The School of Education pioneered the inclusion movement in the United States, making it possible for all learners to participate in typical classrooms.
  • Hands on experience from the start – you’ll take classes in your major and often be in the classroom your first year, an opportunity not found in many education programs. Experiences include a diverse range of settings, in urban, suburban, and rural schools; multiculturalism and diversity are important issues discussed throughout the education curriculum.
  • Broaden your perspective and enhance your resume with Syracuse Abroad experiences. Consistently ranked one of the top international education providers in the U.S., Syracuse offers more than 100 programs in 60 countries. School of Education students have opportunities to study for a semester at one of Syracuse’s centers or partner programs, or participate in a School of Education short-term signature program for 1-6 weeks. Through the Himan Brown Fellowship, School of Education students are also eligible for exclusive funding to support study abroad experiences.
  • Specialized certification and career services support is provided for all School of Education students in pursuit of their post-graduation goals, including workshops on certification, resumes, and interviews; recruitment sessions; career fairs; and one-on-one personalized job-exploration assistance.
  • Continue your graduate studies at the School of Education with our SOE 50% Master’s and Certificate of Advanced Study Scholarships! We have over 40 graduate programs to choose from, many of which can be completed in one additional year.

Contact Us

Timothy Findlay, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment
twfindla@syr.edu|315.443.4269
Timothy Findlay
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