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Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York
The Carnegie Library credit: DASonnenfeld
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
14,607 Undergraduates
52% Admissions Rate
City: Midsize
Private
Expensive
Region: Northeast
Division 1
Size: Medium
Doctoral
Syracuse University
900 South Crouse Ave.
Syracuse, New York
13244
(315) 443-1870
www.syracuse.edu

Syracuse University, located in Syracuse, New York, is one of the top 70 schools in the U.S. It is a private research university that was founded by the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1870. The campus size is 683 acres, and the school is known for having the biggest snow plow in the world since it snows so much there. Carrier Dome, Syracuse University’s stadium, is the biggest domed stadium on a college campus. The school’s motto is “Knowledge crowns those who seek her.” Notable alumni include Former Vice President of the U.S. Joe Biden, actress Vanessa Williams, American TV broadcaster Dick Clark, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, astronaut Eileen Collins, actor Jerry Stiller, singer Lou Reed and fashion designer Betsey Johnson. Biden and Oprah have visited the campus; Oprah was there to dedicate $18 million-dollar facilities at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. The school’s color is orange and its mascot is Otto the Orange. Its sporting affiliations are NCAA Division I ACC, CHA and EARC. The school has gone onto 28 team national championships. Varsity sports offered there include men’s football, basketball, cross country and lacrosse, and women’s basketball, cross country, ice hockey, lacrosse and rowing.

Location

Syracuse is a city in and the county seat of Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. It is the fifth most populous city in the state of New York following New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, and Yonkers. At the 2010 census, the city population was 145,252, and its metropolitan area had a population of 662,577. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

90

restaurants score

Students
45%

Men

55%

Women

20

Average Age of Entering Students

98%

Live On Campus

321

New Transfer Students

Admissions
52%

Acceptance Rate

23%

Enrollment Yield

1090-1290

SAT Range

30,923

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$31,823

Typical Cost

$46,755

Average Tuition

71%

Recieve Financial Aid

95%

Have Loans

$27,000

Median Debt

Academics
15.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

155

Doctorates Awareded

Communication Technologies

Top Major

11

Faculty Awards

3

National Academy Members

61

Post Docs Employed

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Notable

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 300 extracurricular groups to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, more than 60 to choose from.

Party Scene:

Notable, one of the top party schools in the U.S.
Athletics
Football Conference:

Atlantic Coast Conference

Basketball Conference:

Atlantic Coast Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Atlantic Coast Conference

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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