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.
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. The Syracuse University Institution code for submitting TOEFL or IELTS exam scores is 2823.
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