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Syracuse University
  • 4 Year
  • SYRACUSE, NY

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Syracuse is a highly rated private university located in Syracuse, New York. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 14,727 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Syracuse acceptance rate is 44%. Popular majors include Information Science, Psychology, and Economics. Graduating 83% of students, Syracuse alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $45,900.

About

900 SOUTH CROUSE AVE.
SYRACUSE, NY 13244
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference

Syracuse University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

SU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
44%
Application Deadline
January 1
SAT Range
1180-1380
ACT Range
26-30
Application Fee
$85
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$43,111 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$27,300 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
82%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 183 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 200 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 200 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
12
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
10
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    5%
  • On Campus
    95%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
14,727 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
548
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
15%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 129 responses
  • Party hard, work hard
    51%
  • Party animal
    15%
  • Ambitious and likes to have fun.
    13%
  • Diligent
    8%
  • Friendly
    8%
  • East coaster
    4%
  • Astute
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
69%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 254 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 290 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 135 responses
  • Orange
    29%
  • Opportunity
    22%
  • Amazing
    18%
  • Dynamic
    12%
  • Rich
    7%
  • Enlightening
    6%
  • So many things going on
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$62,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
83%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 116 responses

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