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How to Apply as a High School Student

If you are a current high school student applying to Syracuse University, make sure to indicate Citizenship and Civic Engagement as your first choice major on the Common Application. Early Decision students are welcome to apply in the fall.

Visit Syracuse University Admissions for deadlines and more information.

How to Apply as a Current Syracuse University Student

If you are a current first-year student or first-semester sophomore at Syracuse University, you still need to apply to the CCE program. Please complete and submit our application. We review applications on a rolling basis, but space is limited so we encourage you to apply as soon as you know CCE is the major for you. We are always happy to meet with prospective CCE students to discuss how adding the major will enhance your academic and post-graduation career. In addition to strong academic performance, we look for student who are actively involved in meaningful public service activities on or off campus. Once you are accepted, you must meet with us to plan your course schedule to ensure you will be able complete CCE requirements on time.

Application Deadlines

To ensure a program start in Spring Semester:  Apply before November 1st.

To ensure a program start in Fall Semester:  Apply before March 1st .

Successful applicants will be notified before Spring Registration begins in November and Fall Registration begins in March.

Applications have closed for the Classes of 2022 and 2023.  Spaces remain open for the Classes of 2024 and 2025. 

Application Materials

Students will be accepted into the CCE program prior to advising and registration. All application materials are also available in hard copy or Word Document format if necessary. Please email us for more information.

CCE Application Rolling.pdf  - Required

Faculty Recommendation Form CCE.pdf - Required 

General Recommendation Form CCE.pdf - Optional

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