Undergraduate Applicants

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Steps in the Application Process

So, now you’ve decided you want to apply to Newhouse. Here are your next steps:

Applying to Newhouse

You can apply the Newhouse School with either the Common Application or the Coalition Application. Links to both applications are on the main Syracuse University application page.

Apply to Newhouse with one major* or you can choose a dual major with dual enrollment in one of the following four Syracuse University colleges:

*Esports communications and management

Please note: the esports communications and management major requires dual enrollment in the Newhouse School and the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics. You will find an enrollment link specific to this major on the application.

When to Apply

You can apply to Newhouse as an Early Decision (ED) or Regular Decision candidate. Early Decision is binding, but only if you’re admitted to your first choice of college/program. There are two rounds of the early decision process.

Application Fee Waiver

The application includes a fee. If you are eligible to have it waived, you can indicate this on your application. Fee waivers are available for both the Common Application and the Coalition Application.

Eight Majors at Newhouse

The Newhouse School offers eight undergraduate programs in all areas of communications. No matter what you want to learn, there is a professor here to help you pursue your interests.

Advertising | Bandier Program (Recording and Entertainment Industries) | Broadcast and Digital Journalism | *Esports Communications and Management | Magazine, News and Digital Journalism | Public Relations | Television, Radio and Film | Visual Communications

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You may come to Newhouse to learn communications, but you’ll leave broadly educated, tested through professional experiences and supported by the actively engaged network of Newhouse alumni.