|Setting:||Mid-size City Setting|
|Size:||Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)|
|Mascot:||Otto the Orange|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
Syracuse University is a well-established private university in Syracuse, New York. Situated on a sprawling historical campus, Syracuse offers nationally recognized undergraduate and graduate programs and opportunities to participate in unique research projects.
Since its founding in the 19th century, Syracuse has had a reputation for quality academics. Today Syracuse boasts high rankings from publications like U.S. News and World Report. The academic divisions that have received particular recognition are:
- Arts and Sciences
- Business Administration
- Public Administration
In addition to these divisions, Syracuse is home to more than five other academic departments.
Syracuse is also recognized for its high research activity. Research is also unique in that it is interdisciplinary and uses different disciplines to solve a particular issue or problem. Areas of research include:
- Environmental Systems
- Gerontology, Health and Policy
- Urban Education
Students who participate in one of these research projects are also eligible for a scholastic scholarship.
Student life options include performing arts activities and student organizations and clubs.
Freshmen applicants must submit an application, test scores and transcripts. The average GPA of admitted students is generally around 3.5, making admissions fairly competitive. SAT scores usually range from about 1600 to 1870.
In addition to research scholarships, Syracuse awards academic and other types of scholarships to help cover tuition costs. Need-based financial aid programs are also available and include loans and grants.
50% of students gave Syracuse University 5 stars overall.
Syracuse is an awesome community to be involved in. Not just the campus itself, but the Syracuse community as a whole. It provides a gorgeous campus with lots of clubs and activities to get involved in for a variety of interests.
I really appreciate the orientation programs available at Syracuse University. My involvement in the L.O.O.P. Program this summer was a great experience and really gave me a jump start to making new friends as a transfer student at SU.
Crouse Hinds Hall, Suite 600
Syracuse, NY 13244
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Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||25,242|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||32,675|
- Latino: 12%
- African American: 6%
- Caucasian: 60%
- American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
- Asian: 8%
- Unknown and Other: 14%
|American Indian or Alaska native||1%|
|Unknown and Other||14%|
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