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Tuition & Fees

$43,264

$43,264

not including room and board

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,240
Declined + 12,550
Total Received 25,790
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1  :  16

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Information Management/technology
  3. Architecture
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School Facts

Founded in 1870, Syracuse University is a private institution offering numerous undergraduate degree programs. Its 708-acre campus is located in Syracuse.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 21,029
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Codes

SAT 2823
ACT 2968

Private (nonprofit)

14,798

undergraduate students

6,231

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
28%
500-599
48%
400-499
17%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
10%
600-699
42%
500-599
38%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
7%
600-699
33%
500-599
44%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
22%
24-29
47%
18-23
29%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
16%
24-29
60%
18-23
21%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
13%
24-29
61%
18-23
25%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Syracuse, NY

708-acre, urban campus in Syracuse (population: 145,151). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation between dorms, apartments, and academic buildings. Public transportation serves campus.

Syracuse University
900 South Crouse Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
75%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
31 fraternities 21% of male students
 
24 sororities 26% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
38%
Top 1/4
72%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
28%
500-599
48%
400-499
17%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
10%
600-699
42%
500-599
38%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
7%
600-699
33%
500-599
44%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
22%
24-29
47%
18-23
29%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
16%
24-29
60%
18-23
21%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
13%
24-29
61%
18-23
25%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,240
Declined + 12,550
Total Received 25,790

Admissions Factors

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Maurice Harris
Dean of Admissions
P: 315 443-3611
F: 315 443-4226
orange@syr.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $23,559,410
State $9,931,493
Institutional $185,110,983
Other external $3,877,684
Total $222,479,570

Non-need-based

Federal $1,601,682
State $39,269
Institutional $11,546,373
Other external $792,728
Total $13,980,052

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cheerleading
crew
cross-country
field hockey
football
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big East Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Otto the Orange
School colors
orange
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Advertising
Aerospace Engineering
African-American Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Statistics
Architecture
Art
Art Education
Art History
Art Photography
Art Video
Arts Journalism
Arts Leadership Administration
Audiology
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Biology
Biophysical Sciences
Biophysics
Biotechnology
Broadcast/Digital Journalism
Business Administration
Ceramics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Child/Family Health in Global Community
Child/Family Studies
Childhood Education
Civil Engineering
Classical Civilization
Classics
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Psychology
College Science Teaching
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication/Rhetorical Studies
Communications Design
Communications Management
Composition/Cultural Rhetoric
Computational Linguistics
Computer Art
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer/Information Science/Engineering
Conducting
Consumer Studies
Counselor Education
Creative Writing
Cultural Foundations of Education
Documentary Film/Video
Drama
Early Childhood Special Education
Earth Science
Economics
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Engineering Management
English
English Education
English Education 7-12
English/Textual Studies
Entrepreneurship/Emerging Enterprises
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering/Science
European Literature
Executive M.P.A.
Exercise Science
Experimental Psychology
Fashion Design
Film
Finance
Fine Arts
Forensic Science
French Language/Literature/Culture
French/Francophone Studies
Geography
German Language/Literature/Culture
Graphic Design
Health/Exercise Sciences
Higher Education
History
History in Art
History of Architecture
Illustration
Inclusive Early Childhood Education/Special Education Teaching
Inclusive Elementary/Special Education
Inclusive Special Education/1-6
Inclusive Special Education/7-12
Inclusive Special Education/Severe/Multiple Disabilities
Industrial/Interaction Design
Information Management
Information Management/Technology
Information Sciences/Technology
Instructional Design/Development/Evaluation
Instructional Technology
Integrated Ethics
Integrated Forensic Science
Integrated Neuroscience
International Relations
Italian Language/Literature/Culture
Jewelry/Metalsmithing
Latino/Latin American Studies
Law
Liberal Arts
Library/Information Sciences
Linguistic Studies
Linguistics Studies
Literacy Education
Magazine/Newspaper/Online Journalism
Magazines
Management
Marketing Management
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering
Media Studies
Middle Eastern Studies
Modern Foreign Languages
Modern Judaic Studies
Museum Studies
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music History/Cultures
Music Industry
Music Theatre
Neuroscience
News Media Management
Newspaper/Online Journalism
Nutrition
Nutrition Science
Organ
Organization/Management
Painting
Pan African Studies
Percussion
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education
Physics
Piano
Policy Studies
Political Philosophy
Political Science
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Printmaking
Professional Accounting
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Communications
Public Health
Public Relations
Real Estate
Recording/Allied Entertainment Industry
Religion
Religion/Society
Retail Management
Russian Language/Literature/Culture
Russian/Central European Studies
School Counseling
School Psychology
Science Education
Science/Biology Education/7-12
Science/Chemistry Education/7-12
Science/Earth Science Education/7-12
Science/Physics Education/7-12
Sculpture
Secondary Education/Biology
Secondary Education/Chemistry
Secondary Education/Earth Science
Secondary Education/Physics
Secondary Education/Social Studies
Social Psychology
Social Science
Social Studies Education/7-12
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language/Literature/Culture
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Sport Management
Sport Venue/Event Management
Stage Management
String Instruments
Structural Biology/Biochemistry/Biophysics
Student Affairs Counseling
Supply Chain Management
Systems/Information Science
Teaching English Language Learners
Teaching/Curriculum
Telecommunications/Network Management
Television/Radio/Film
Theatre Design/Technology
Voice
Wind Instruments
Women's/Gender Studies
Writing/Rhetoric
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Undergraduate

70%

14,798
students

Female
56%
8,259

Male
44%
6,539

Graduate

30%

6,231
students

Female
51%
3,203

Male
49%
3,028

undergraduateFull-time

95%

14,169
students

Female
56%
7,908

Male
44%
6,261

undergraduatePart-time

5%

629
students

Female
56%
351

Male
44%
278

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

44%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

credits

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 82
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Karen Bass
Director, International Undergraduate Admissions
315 443-3846
klbass@syr.edu

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