511
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Syracuse University / S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications is located in Syracuse, NY, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science/Master of Arts (MS/MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 258
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

796
Applied
537
Accepted
250
Enrolled
67%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, official transcripts, personal statement, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume, official transcripts, personal statement, three letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Resume, official transcripts, personal statement, three letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

511
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
49%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.63%
Black or African American 18.59%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.78%
Asian 2.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.2%
Two or more races 2.94%
Unknown 1.76%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

137
Total faculty
Full-time (81)
Part-time (56)
Male (77)
Female (60)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Media convergence, political reporting, interactive multimedia, popular television, advertising effectiveness
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 215 University Place
Syracuse, NY  13244
United States
Contact Lorraine Branham
Dean
Email: lbranham@syr.edu
Phone: 315-443-3372