• Address: 900 South Crouse Ave., Syracuse, New York 13244

  • Phone Number: (315) 443-1870

  • Website: https://www.syracuse.edu/

About

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.

  • Syracuse 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.

  • Syracuse University address is 900 South Crouse Ave., Syracuse, New York 13244.

  • Syracuse University notable alumni include Bob Costas, Joe Biden, Dick Clark, Aaron Sorkin, and more.


Syracuse University Online

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. 

  • MySlice is the student portal that allows a student to log in to their account with the credentials provided by the university to view information relating to the grades, online classes, announcements, course details, and many more.

  • SUMail is the email service that is managed by the university and it utilizes Microsoft's cloud services. 

  • The university provides 28 online programs across various disciplines. Syracuse University majors include Arts, Business Management, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Science, and Public Administration. 

  • Syracuse University Blackboard in the university's web-based learning management system that provides faculty with the most advanced tools to teach their non-traditional students. A student has to log in to BB account in order to take up their online classes. 

  • 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.

  • SU's Frevvo implementation allows their user to create forms, and distribute them via e-mail or by embedding on a web page, and collect information by email.


Syracuse University Schools and Colleges

The university offers various programs through 12 different schools and colleges that are given below.

School of Architecture School of Education
The Graduate School S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs The Martin J. Whitman School of Management
School of Information Studies College of Arts and Sciences
College of Engineering and Computer Science College of Visual and Performing Arts
College of Law The David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

 

Syracuse University Rankings and Reviews

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.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Syracuse, New York

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002882

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Institutional Accreditation

MSCHE

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Programmatic Accreditation

ALA

Religious Affiliation

Christian

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Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://www.syracuse.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

The university is regionally accredited and has met the standards of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

In addition to the institutional accreditation, the Library Information Science programs are accredited by the American Library Association Committee on Accreditation (ALA).

Campus Life

Whatever the student's passion, interest, or hobbies are, they'll find many like-minded students from numerous clubs and organizations of the university. The university believes that everyone should be treated with respect. That is why a student will find an environment providing opportunities for all the students. There are more than 300 clubs and organizations in the university, some of them are as follows.

  • The university has over 20 residential halls that over 8,000 students call it home. Each one hall comes fully equipped with everything a student needs to be comfortable and productive.

  • The office of Student Activities focuses on creating and organizing the outstanding events and activities around the campus to keep each and every student engaged, to help them meet new people and generate unique ideas.

  • Baked Magazine is the university's first student-run food magazine. The organization's goal is to let people know everything about food. They give information about recipes, reviews, and everything in between.

  • Citrus Racing is a Formula S.A.E team in the College of Engineering and CS. The mission of this club is to create an environment to ignite a passion for motorsports and bikes. They design and manufacture formula-style vehicles.

  • In addition to the above-mentioned organization, the university has a clubs like Christian Outreach, Creation Dance Company, Dance Works, Disability Student Union, and more.

  • Syracuse University Bookstore enables students to buy/rent/sell the textbooks and study materials. The bookstore also sells gifts, apparels, accessories, and supplies.

  • Syracuse University Athletics teams are named as 'Orange' and primarily compete in NCAA Division I. They are also involved in playing different sports such as Football, Baseball, Golf, Soccer, and many more.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 15: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 91 % Part Time: 67 %
Total Population 21,970
Student Population Full Time: 19,153 Part Time: 2,817
Gender Division Male: 47 % Female: 53 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 79 %

The College Monk

Female: 85 %

Total Graduation Rate: 82 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Syracuse University offers 28 online programs across 6 Majors

Business Management

Offering 10 programs accross 2 degrees

Computer Science

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Arts

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 10 programs accross 2 degrees

Engineering

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Public Administration

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Syracuse University Acceptance Rate is 52%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $75
Graduate Application Fee $75

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 30,923
Total Applicants Admitted 16,179
Applicants Enrolled 3,712
Full time Applicants Enrolled 3,704
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 8
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Syracuse University Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 2,470
Number of students submitting ACT scores 1,602
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 67%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 43%
SAT Math 580 average 530 - 630 range
SAT Critical Reading 610 average 560 - 660 range
SAT Writing 585 average 530 - 640 range
ACT Composite 26 average 24 - 29 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

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.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,553 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $1,404 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. June 30th, 2019
TEACH Grant $1,404 Undergraduate or Graduate. Students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school. 3.25 CGPA. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loans $6,152 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loans $6,152 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loans $21,666 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Dependent students. June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) Varies Legal resident of New York State. U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Full time enrollment. Good academic performance. Varies

Data Source: https://www.syracuse.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Syracuse University Grants Varies Based on Merit. Demonstrate financial need. Varies
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Academic Merit Varies High academic performance. Complete at least 12 credits per semester. Full time enrollment. Varies
AmeriCorps Scholarships Varies Undergraduate students . High academic performance. Varies
Haudenosaunee Scholarships Varies Maintain 12 credits per semester. Satisfactory academic progress. File for financial aid. Admitted first-year or transfer student. Varies
Haudenosaunee Honor Scholarship Varies Maintain 12 credits per semester. Satisfactory academic progress. File for financial aid. Admitted first-year or transfer student. Varies
Junior Achievement Scholarship Varies Based on merit. Maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.75. At least 12 credits per semester. Varies

Data Source: https://www.syracuse.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Yellow Ribbon Program Varies Eligible for the maximum benefit rate (100%) under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Must not be on active duty or a spouse transferee of an active duty member. Varies
Post-9/11 GI Bill $18,497 Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001. Honorably discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Graduate Student. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $3,066 Members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Graduate Student. Varies

Data Source: https://www.syracuse.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $17,662
$30,001 - $48,000 $19,670
$48,001 - $75,000 $25,109
$75,001 - $110,000 $28,579
Over $110,000 $42,875

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 24% $4,391
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 67% $29,222
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 20% $5,294
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 66% $27,108
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 50% $9,322
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 49% $6,417
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 31,823
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 371 $17,878
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 125 $22,593
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 246 $15,483

Data Source: https://www.syracuse.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Library

The university has 3 libraries named Bird Library, Carnegie Library, and King+ King Architecture Library. All the libraries have millions of print books, journals, research papers, advanced tool, and more in various formats such as videos, audios, and images. The university strives to provide the most accurate information for their students, staff, and faculty members. 

  • Assistive Technology - Computer workstations in all the libraries offer students with campus desktop that includes Window-Eyes, Read & Write Gold, MS Accessibility Software, and much more.

  • Learning Commons staff will assist those who use screen readers to other assistive technologies with navigation of the library's website, e-journals, e-books, articles, and databases.

  • Course Reserve is the platform where university faculty members will reserve few study materials or textbooks that can be accessed by the students anytime when they need it. The libraries also facilitate delivery services, where a student can book the resources they need, which will be delivered to a student in a couple of days.

  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL) facility serves students, faculty, and staff members, where it enables them to obtain those books, journals, articles from other libraries, in case if it is not found in the university's libraries.

  • The Technology Desk which is located on the first floor of the Bird Library provides assistance for students with printing and plotting, scanning, wireless access, copying, and many more. A student can even borrow laptops and gears for rent.

Rankings

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'.

FAQ's

  Which institution accredited the college?

The university is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

  What is the religious affiliation of the college?

The college is religiously affiliated to Christianity.

  What is the college address?

The college address is 900 South Crouse Ave., Syracuse, New York. Zip-code: 13244

  What is the acceptance rate of the university?

The university acceptance rate is 52%.

  Does the college have a learning platform for online courses?

Syracuse University Blackboard is a web-based platform for students to access online classes.

  What is the Federal code to apply for federal aid?

The FAFSA/Federal code of the university is 002882.

  What is the cost of attending tution?

The average cost of attending tution is $45,150 for undergraduates.

  What are the majors offered for online courses?

The majors offered for online courses are Engineering, Information System, Public Administration, Arts, Computer Science, Business Management.

  Is the college military friendly?

Yes, the college is military friendly and veterans friendly.

  Is the college public or private?

The college is a 4-year private-not-for-profit type of an institution.

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