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Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York, United States
From a rich array of degree programs and extracurricular activities that ignite their passions, to integrated health and wellness offerings that empower them to embrace the college experience with a sense of well-being―Syracuse University goes beyond the classroom to fuel discovery and positive impact.

Bachelor's programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (5)
Agriculture & Forestry (2)

About

History

We have been an inclusive and welcoming place since our beginning. At the 1870 inauguration of Syracuse University, Dr. Jesse Truesdell Peck (a founder and first chair of the Board of Trustees) charged the faculty to remember that the University was to be impartial and general. 

Education

With 13 schools and colleges, 200 customizable majors and 100 minors, and online degrees and certificates, Syracuse University provides limitless educational pathways. New interdisciplinary areas ranging from social justice and artificial intelligence to energy and environment provide hands-on research experiences that broaden perspectives and prepare students for the careers of tomorrow.

Research

Syracuse is committed to advancing research excellence to address pressing global needs, basic research that advances fundamental understanding, and curiosity-driven inquiry.

Career

From connecting passions to coursework, experiencing internships, securing professional employment and setting career goals, Syracuse University Career Services is here to help you achieve your unique professional dreams.Through personalized meetings, strategic professional development resources and networking opportunities, the team is devoted to helping you achieve not only post-graduation employment but long-term professional successes.Whether you are looking to begin your professional development journey or seeking support during an employment offer negotiation, Syracuse University Career Services alongside campus partners, are here to help you define and achieve professional success.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
301 -50
2020
251
2019
251
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
601
2019
601
2018
601
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
601 -20
2020
581 -30
2019
551
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
-
2020
346 15
2019
361
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

The Dean of Students Office helps students no matter the issue or challenge they are facing. Serving as the hub for holistic and integrated student support, the Dean of Students Office is also a great resource if you are not sure where to start with a question or concern. The staff work actively with students, faculty and staff to foster a community of care that encourages, empowers and assists students in their pursuit of success in and out of the classroom.

Housing services

Main Campus

  • Crouse-Hinds Hall (Admissions and administration)
  • Schine Student Center (Bookstore, Box Office, Career Services, Dining)
  • The Dome
South Campus
  • Goldstein Student Center
  • Manley Parking Lot
  • Tennity Ice Pavilion
  • Outdoor Education Center
Additional Campuses
  • Downtown Syracuse
  • Nancy Cantor Warehouse
  • Center of Excellence
  • Study Abroad Destinations
  • New York City
  • D.C.
  • Los Angeles

Library services

The Information & Technology Services (LITS) department provides support, development, and training for a variety of systems, technology, and applications used across the SU Libraries.LITS services include Training, Digital Production, Desktop and Systems Support, Integrated Library System Management (ILSM), and Application Development.

ICT services

Information Technology Services (ITS) provides wireless networks to all University residential facilities, South Campus apartments, and in many University buildings located both on and off campus.  All residential facilities have 100% wireless coverage. 

Medical services

The mission of the Barnes Center at The Arch health and wellness team is to provide quality integrated wellness services and programs, which support a holistic and inclusive student-centered experience promoting lifelong growth and development.

Student Life

Campus life

Syracuse University’s main campus sits on top of a hill overlooking the city of Syracuse, in central New York state. Additional centers are located in New York City, Washington D.C., and Los Angeles, and study abroad programs are available in 60 countries throughout the world, enabling students to gain a global perspective as they pursue their studies.

Sports facilities

The Orange Club is the driving force of private support for Syracuse Athletics. Thanks to the commitment and passion of our supporters, Syracuse Athletics leverages exceptional athletics and academics to transform student-athletes into leaders and champions.

We are charged with generating resources to enrich the lives of Syracuse University student-athletes and provide coaches and staff with the support necessary to compete at the highest level of college athletics. Generous contributions from alumni and friends maximize the opportunities for more than 600 student-athletes on our 20 teams. 

Student clubs

Life and learning happen inside the classroom—and out! Syracuse University is home to more than 300 extracurricular groups, so you'll never run out of ways to live and learn.

The Student Association (SA) is your undergraduate student government. SA serves as your representative voice and focuses on initiatives to help make your undergradute experience the best it can be.

Accreditation

Syracuse University has received notification from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that the University successfully retained its accreditation status. In the notification letter, the commission commended the University for the quality of its self-study process and noted that the next eight-year evaluation visit would take place in 2026-27.

Student Reviews

Ah, Syracuse. How I miss thee.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I love Syracuse. Still do. It's a beautiful campus, that feels like two different worlds depending on what season we're in; in the summer, my roommates and I used to party the night away, bare-sleeved and warm, and in the winter, we had to huddle together in the dorms as the snow piled up knee-length. Don't think it got us out of any 8 am classes, though. The architecture...

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Very well connected university, With networking and available resources for learning

Syracuse offers the classic college experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Choosing to study at Syracuse for my undergrad was one of the best choices I've ever made. I never wanted to transfer, and I can't imagine choosing another school. There are so many options, both socially and academically, that anyone can find something they're interested in. That being said, there are also plenty of opportunities to build close relationships that will...

Syracuse, New York, United States

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