Admissions Overview

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management seeks students whose academic abilities can successfully meet the demands of a selective, rigorous graduate program. One of Whitman’s greatest strengths has always been the diversity of its student body, and we continue to seek candidates with diverse racial, ethnic, social, academic, and professional backgrounds and career goals.

Syracuse offers program start dates four times per year, typically in January, April, July, and October. Applications are now being accepted for the start dates listed below, and admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis.

Program Start Date Priority Deadline Application Deadline
January 2015 September 26, 2014 October 31, 2014
April 2015 January 9, 2015 February 6, 2015
July 2015 April 10, 2015 May 8, 2015
October 2015 June 26, 2015 July 31, 2015

The first Accounting@Syracuse start date is July 2015.


We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Students who submit by the priority application deadline will receive admissions decisions first and be able to connect with Whitman faculty and resources sooner. Additionally, for students who submit by the priority deadline, the application fee of $75 is reduced to $45. You can review full application requirements here >>

To speak with an admissions counselor about applying to a Syracuse program, contact 844-SYR-4622 (844-797-4622) or