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.

April 2016 January 8, 2016 February 5, 2016
July 2016 April 4, 2016 May 9, 2016
October 2016 June 27, 2016 August 2, 2016
January 2017 September 29, 2016 November 3, 2016

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

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