Schools and Colleges

Syracuse University is known for forging new academic pathways that span schools, colleges, departments, and disciplines. The University has pioneered the teaching and study of civil rights, women’s liberation, environmentalism, gay liberation, disability rights, and Native American rights, to name a few reform movements.

Via more than a dozen schools and colleges, undergraduate and graduate students can explore a variety of academic opportunities and create a highly-personalized course of study based on personal interests and career goals.

School of Architecture

Syracuse Architecture offers a professional education that is disciplinary and rooted in humanistic tradition.

College of Arts and Sciences

The founding college of Syracuse University remains at the center of undergraduate learning.

School of Education

The School of Education is a national leader in enhancing educational practice. A pioneer in the inclusion movement, the School continues that tradition through its work to improve urban education.

College of Engineering and Computer Science

The Syracuse University College of Engineering and Computer Science educates engineers and computer scientists and creates new knowledge and technologies.

Graduate School

The school oversees SU’s academic policy, graduate degree, and certificate program modification and development, and the professional development programs for graduate study at Syracuse University.

David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

The David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics prepares students through scholarship, practice, civic engagement, advocacy, and entrepreneurial endeavors to promote the health and well-being of individuals of all ages, their families, and their communities within the framework of social justice principles.

School of Information Studies

The nation’s Original Information School, the nationally ranked iSchool continues to be a leading center for innovative programs and research.

College of Law

As part of a leading research university, the law curriculum combines a balanced commitment to scholarship, teaching, and research. Interdisciplinary programs at the College of Law partner our offerings with other schools and colleges to create innovative initiatives that cross academic barriers—thus our students gain both a sound doctrinal legal education and practical hands-on experience in the real world.

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management

The Whitman School develops entrepreneurial managers who will become leaders in an era of global competitiveness.

Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

Nationally ranked, the Maxwell School advances citizenship, scholarship and leadership around the world.

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

One of the nation’s premiere schools of mass communication, Newhouse embraces virtually every known form of information dissemination.

College of Visual and Performing Arts

The center of cultural life on campus, VPA supports the creative process and professional development.

University College

Offers SU degree and certificate programs to part-time students. Flexible course formats, supportive academic advisors, and financial aid options meet the needs of adult students.

Summer at Syracuse

Part-time, full-time, and visiting students can take a variety of classes in flexible formats. People of all ages can enroll in programs to improve academic success, jump start a college career, or pursue artistic and athletic interests.