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SUNY ESF

    Welcome to ESF Admissions

    Introduction: 

    Dear Applicant, 

    Thank you for your interest in SUNY ESF! We are the only institution of higher learning in the United States that is dedicated solely to the study of our environment in all its complexity, from the basic and applied sciences, to engineering, design, and planning of both natural and human communities. We offer this Web-based application in hopes that it will make our application process as easy and convenient as possible for you. 

    Application deadlines for consideration of departmental funding are as follows: 

    November 1 - Spring Semester
    January 15 - Fall Semester 

    Once you create an application account, you will receive a PIN and Password so that you can return to work on your application over several sessions. Your information is transmitted through a secured server and is kept confidential until you submit your application. Only after you submit your application will it be available for review by our faculty and Graduate School staff. Once you have completed your application and are ready to submit it, you can pay your application fee via credit card or check online. Your application will not be processed until the application fee is paid. 

    Please carefully read the instructions that appear throughout the application pages. You may only submit your application one time. If you have updates to any information you have submitted, please notify the Graduate School at once. 

    If you need additional assistance, please contact the Graduate School at ESF. We look forward to reviewing your application. 

    Best wishes!

    Returning users:



    Dear Applicant, 

    Thank you for your interest in SUNY ESF!  We are the only institution of higher learning in the United States that is dedicated solely to the study of our environment in all its complexity, from the basic and applied sciences, to engineering, design, and planning of both natural and human communities.   

    If you have already submitted an application, please return to your application status portal.

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