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Syracuse University, founded in 1870, is a private, comprehensive university. It strives to be the nation's leading student-centered research university and promotes learning through teaching, research, scholarship, creative accomplishment and service. A spirit of cooperation is present across all disciplines. Faculty members are expected to continue learning through research in their own fields and to share this discovery with undergrads actively involved in that research and in the classroom. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Development, Nursing, and the Visual and Performing Arts; and the Schools of Architecture, Education, Information Studies and Management. Classes are smaller, advising is stronger and emphasis on internships and foreign study is greater than in most comparable institutions. This model is a hallmark of a Syracuse University education. The 200-acre campus, including 15 buildings registered with the National Register of Historic Places, is located in Syracuse.

Website: www.syracuse.edu

Private
Co-ed
15,275
Undergraduate
Students
(53.4%) 8,156 Women
(46.6%) 7,119 Men
7,575
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
44% of 35,299 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.64
SAT Math
657 average
600-710 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
626 average
580-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
26-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$75,652
Tuition and Fees
$55,926
Room and Board
$16,356
Average Percent of Need Met
98%
Average Freshman Award
$45,190
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$37,563
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,138
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Syracuse Population
144,669
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Syracuse, NY
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
53% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Otto the Orange
Sororities
42% of women participate
Fraternities
24% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.6% Asian
7.6% Black/African-American
11.2% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
65.6% White
3.3% Unknown
International Students
14.2% from 98 countries
First-Year Students Returning
92.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
72.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
89%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
13.0%
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