15,252
Students
Financial aid thermometer
38,870
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
46
46%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Syracuse University is a University institution located in Syracuse, NY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 100 Crouse-Hinds Hall
900 South Crouse Avenue
Syracuse, NY  13244-2130
United States
Contact Office of Admissions
Email: orange@syr.edu
Phone: 315-443-3611
Fax: 315-443-4226

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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Biotechnology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Knowledge Management Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
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Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Rhetoric And Composition/writing Related Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Consumer Merchandising/retailing Management Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean And Near Eastern Studies And Archaeology Checkmark
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Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Systems Science And Theory Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
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Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Metal And Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
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Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
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Painting Checkmark
Percussion Instruments Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Theater Design And Technology Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33,099
Applied
15,517
Accepted
15,252
Enrolled
47%
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Female Admissions

18,055
Females Applied
8,548
Females Accepted
47%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

15,044
Males Applied
6,969
Males Accepted
46%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
3.63
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 1st March 15th
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 580 670
SAT Math 580 680
ACT Composite 25 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

50,230
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Fees

1,623
Full-time student fees
15,550
Room & board
8,260
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

38,870
Avg. Financial Aid Package
38,450
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,300
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,750
Avg. Loan Aid
12,470
Avg. Grant Aid
31,062
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
93%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
45%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

15,252
Total undergrad students
13%
International Students
60%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.45%
Black or African American 7.21%
White or Caucasian 57.1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.57%
Asian 6.8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.1%
Other 2.98%

Gender

Male (46.07%)
Female (53.93%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 53%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Orange Central, Mayfest/Block Party and Juice Jam

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
First Year Players, Ottothon, Otto, Goon Squad and University Union

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
crisis alert notification system, off-campus patrols in student rental neighborhoods

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,691
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,129
Part-time - 562
Male - 955
Female - 736