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Arts & Sciences | Maxwell Admissions

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Find it all at A&S | Maxwell.

A&S | Maxwell combines the academic breadth of a destination liberal arts college with the resources of a top-tier, R1 research university. That means you'll find plenty of opportunities to build your own path to success:

  • Internships, immersions and study abroad give you real-world perspective.
  • Research alongside faculty hones your interests and sharpens your skills.
  • Double and dual majors, interdisciplinary studies, and access to Syracuse University's highly ranked professional schools maximize your academic flexibility.
  • Combined academic and career advising can guide you through important decisions.

Whether you've mapped out your future or are exploring your options, you'll build a strong foundation here.

Want to know more? Watch this short video.

Connect with us during a virtual event.

If you’re considering whether to apply to the College of Arts and Sciences | Maxwell School, we hope you’ll join us for a virtual session. We will hold sessions on Monday and Tuesday at 4:00 p.m., ET and Wednesday and Thursday at 8:00 p.m., ET. If you are interested in attending a session, please register in advance so we can send you information about how to join the virtual meeting room.

Meet our students.

We know that sometimes you want to hear from current students, not staff. So, our students are hosting virtual meetings where you can ask them questions about life on campus, Syracuse dorms, academic programs, and more. Register in advance using the following link:

October 30 at 4:00 p.m., ET

Student leaders:

  • Anika – International Relations, Italian
  • Regan – Psychology
  • Emma – Citizenship & Civic Engagement, International Relations

November 6 at 8:00 p.m., ET

Student leaders:

  • Jazmine – Biotechnology, African American Studies
  • Emma – Citizenship & Civic Engagement, International Relations

November 13 at 4:00 p.m., ET

Student leaders:

  • Aimee – International Relations, Political Science
  • Maya – Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • Emma – Citizenship & Civic Engagement, International Relations

December 4 at 4:00 p.m., ET

Student leaders:

  • Anika – International Relations, Italian
  • Kara – Psychology, Forensic Science
  • Emma – Citizenship & Civic Engagement, International Relations

December 11 at 4:00 p.m., ET

Student leaders:

  • Alex – International Relations
  • Ava – Physics, Political Science
  • Emma – Citizenship & Civic Engagement, International Relations

December 18 at 8:00 p.m., ET

Student leaders:

  • Monica – Neuroscience, Biology
  • Emma – Citizenship & Civic Engagement, International Relations

If you’d like to touch base with a student enrolled in a major that is not represented above, please email visitas@syr.edu. We will put you in touch!

Also catch our students on our YouTube channel and our student ambassador Instagram account: sudeansteam.

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Graduate study at A&S

Each of our academic departments is eager to hear from prospective graduate students. Please contact your department of interest directly. To learn more about the application process, please visit the Central Office of Admissions website.