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Syracuse University - 2016

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Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Syracuse University’s College of Engineering & Computer Science is looking for students who innovate and take risks, and who demonstrate integrity and good citizenship. Undergraduate applicants interested in engineering and computer science are expected to have completed four years of math (including pre-calculus and/or calculus) and four years of science (including chemistry and physics.)
Additional admissions requirements include:
• Common Application
• Official secondary school transcript
• Senior year grade report
• Standardized test scores: SAT (old or new) or ACT. Essay is not required with the new SAT. ACT writing section is not required (international students are encouraged to check with the Admissions Office on particular SAT requirements)
• Secondary school counselor evaluation
• Two academic recommendations
• Early Decision agreement (if you are applying ED)

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

None other than requirements for admission to the College.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

In addition to meeting the admissions requirements noted above, international students must also submit TOEFL scores, (if English is not their first language.) Also, any international student who requires an F-1 student visa to come to Syracuse is required to submit official documentation that demonstrates the ability to fund their education for one full academic year.

Residency Requirements

Those students transferring in less than 40 credits must reside in University Housing. All others may select either on-campus or off-campus housing.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Students transferring in less than 24 credits must submit SAT scores in addition to official transcripts of completed college coursework with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 18
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 12