Syracuse University

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world rank  125

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University Overview

Founded in 1870, Syracuse University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Syracuse (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Syracuse University is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Syracuse University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 150 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1870
Motto Suos Cultores Scientia Coronat
Knowledge crowns those who seek her
Colours Orange

University Location

Address 900 South Crouse Avenue
Syracuse (population range: 50,000-249,999)
13244-1100 New York
United States
T +1 (315) 443 1870
F +1 (315) 443 3503

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 100 Crouse-Hinds Hall
Syracuse 13244-5040
+1 (315) 443 3611

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant The United Methodist Church -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Syracuse University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • American Bar Association ABA-Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs CACREP
  • Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology ABET
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board NAAB
  • American Chemical Society ACS
  • American Psychological Association APA
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association ASHA
  • Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation AAQEP
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children NAEYC
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics ACEND
  • Commission on Accreditation for Marriage Family Therapy Education COAMFTE
  • Council on Education for Public Health CEPH
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE
  • American Library Association-Committee on Accreditation ALA-COA
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration NASPAA
  • Council on Education for Public Health CEPH
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism Mass Communications ACEJMC
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design NASAD
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation CIDA
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM
  • International Association of Counseling Services IACS
  • International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators IACLEA
  • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care AAAHC
  • National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships NACEP

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • Ad Hoc Tax Committee
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education
  • American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment
  • American Council of Learned Societies
  • American Council on Education
  • Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
  • Association of University Related Research Parks
  • Business Council of NYS, Inc.
  • Campus Compact
  • CenterState CEO
  • Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities
  • College Board
  • Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities
  • Education Advisory Board
  • Fulbright Association
  • Imagining America Consortium
  • International SOS Assistance
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of Schools and Colleges of United Methodist Church
  • National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities
  • Syracuse 20/20
  • University Research Association

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