Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$55,926

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
55%
500-599
27%
400-499
3%
700-800
33%
600-699
45%
500-599
21%
400-499
2%
30-36
36%
24-29
52%
18-23
11%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,664
Declined 19,635
Total Received 35,299
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Private

15,275

undergraduate students

7,575

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Syracuse University, founded in 1870, is a private, coeducational institution. Its 708-acre campus is located in Syracuse.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 22,850
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational

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708-acre, urban campus in Syracuse (population: 143,396). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation between dorms, apartments, and academic buildings. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Syracuse, NY
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Syracuse Hancock International

Syracuse University
900 South Crouse Avenue
Syracuse
13244

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Association
  • University Union
  • Ottothon

Top Events

  • Orange Central
  • Mayfest/Block Party
  • Juice Jam

Fun Facts

  • To improve their luck and as a "symbolic act of cleansing," Syracuse University football players burn their practice cleats.
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Guardian mobile app

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
33%
Top 1/4
66%
Top 1/2
91%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
55%
500-599
27%
400-499
3%
700-800
33%
600-699
45%
500-599
21%
400-499
2%
30-36
36%
24-29
52%
18-23
11%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $85
Application deadline January 1
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.64

Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,664
Declined 19,635
Total Received 35,299

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
standardized test scores

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 98
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Tuition prepayment plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Broomball, Curling, Flag football, Golf, Kickball, Racquetball

Intramural Sports Women

Broomball, Curling, Flag football, Golf, Kickball, Racquetball

Club Sports Men

Badminton, Bowling, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Women

Badminton, Bowling, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Advertising
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Architectural History and Criticism, General
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biophysics
Biotechnology
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Civil Engineering, General
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Design and Visual Communications, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
Earth Science Teacher Education
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Economics, General
Education, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Ethics
Fashion/Apparel Design
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Forensic Science and Technology
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Nutrition
Human Services, General
Illustration
Industrial and Product Design
Information Science/Studies
Interior Architecture
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Journalism
Journalism, Other
Keyboard Instruments
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Knowledge Management
Latin American Studies
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Metal and Jewelry Arts
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Management
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Technology
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Neuroscience
Nutrition Sciences
Organizational Leadership
Painting
Percussion Instruments
Philosophy
Photography
Photojournalism
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Printmaking
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Real Estate
Religion/Religious Studies
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other
Russian Language and Literature
Russian Studies
Sculpture
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Stringed Instruments
Systems Science and Theory
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Voice and Opera
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

22,850

total students

37%

in-state

63%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

15,275
students

Female
53%
8,156

Male
47%
7,119

33%

7,575
students

Female
49%
3,686

Male
51%
3,889

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

14,727
students

Female
54%
7,900

Male
46%
6,827

4%

548
students

Female
47%
256

Male
53%
292

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 92%
Student 4 year graduation rate 72%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

316

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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