About Syracuse University
On Campus Housing
Syracuse University is a private not-for-profit research institution that was established on March 24, 1870. Syracuse University campus is located in heart of the New York State. The university was the first to adopt one official color (Orange) and first in the nation to offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. It is dedicated to providing students with services, information, and support that would help them to achieve personal as well as professional success.
From the year 1870, the university grew very big and offered programs even in physical science and modern languages. As soon as after World War II the university got transformed into a major research institute and also provides a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors and also has student population from 50 U.S. states and 123 countries.
The student-faculty ratio is 15:1.
University acceptance rate is 52%.
The graduation rate of the university is 82%.
The retention rate is 91% for the full-time students and 67% for part-time students.
The total student population of the university is 21,970, which includes 19,153 full time and 2,817 part-time students.
University notable alumni include Bob Costas, Joe Biden, Dick Clark, Aaron Sorkin, and more.
Online Education at Syracuse University
The university's i-school is serving its non-traditional students from 1993. The online classes are taught by the same faculty who teach the campus students. The only difference a student can find between online and on-campus programs is that the way in which they are delivered. The university's fully online classes are convenient, flexible, and affordable.
The university provides 28 online programs across various disciplines. Syracuse University majors include Arts, Business Management, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Science, and Public Administration.
MediaSite is a tool that helps faculty to capture, create, and import content that is generated from classrooms, an event, video conference, and publish content to their students through various methods.
Students reviews on the university are as follows.
Students say that the university has got everything with them. It has a great Greek life, sports, academics, reputation, and of course campus. The university provides great education during the week and great social life during weekends.
The university has a good atmosphere and welcoming environment. A student will never feel like an outsider and campus feels like a home.
Some of the rankings according to the US News are as follows.
The university is ranked 26th in 'Best School for Veterans'.
Syracuse is ranked 51st in 'Best Value Schools'.
It is ranked 53rd in 'National Universities'.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$75,289 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The university provides financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans, and grants. The office of financial aid helps students in finding the best source that is available to make their education affordable in Syracuse. Students looking for a financial assistance has to fill up the FAFSA form.
Syracuse University federal school code is 002882.
Federal Aid includes grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), TEACH Grants, and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study option helps students to work for part-time and earn money for their education.
State Aids includes New York Tuition Assistance Program (TAP).
Syracuse University Scholarships and Grants include Academic Merit, AmeriCorps Scholarships, Haudenosaunee Scholarships, Haudenosaunee Honor Scholarship, Junior Achievement Scholarship, and Syracuse University Grant.
Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance Program, and Yellow Ribbon Program.