Syracuse University

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Syracuse University


  • 92% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years


$29,965 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

January 1

Application fee


Educational Resources


E.S. Bird Library (main library); Geology Library; Mathematics Library; Physics Library; Martin Luther King LIbrary; Science and Technology Library; Law Library.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 3,487,551 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 20,637 current serial subscriptions.
  • 7,334,236 microforms.
  • 1,124,156 Audio/Visual items.
  • 4,021 e-books.

Museums & Art

Belfer Audio Archives; Lowe Art Gallery; Center for Advanced Technology in Computer Applications and Software Engineering (CASE Center); Center for Science and Technology with Parallel Computer Processing Facility; Laser Sprectroscopy Laboraty; Newhouse Communications Center; Global Collaboratory with high-tech multi-media classroom that links SU with classrooms around the world; Dorothea Ilgen Shaffer Art Building;



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 1,700 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 50 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 150 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 25 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 200 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 15,000 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance


minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious


co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 75% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 13% of housing units are Singles.
  • 52% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 7% of housing units are Triples.
  • 28% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 122 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 85% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Opening Weekend; Homecoming; DanceWorks Annual Production; First Year Players Annual Production; Senior Celebration;
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 270 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Kappa Delta; Alpha Sigma Lambda; Alpha Xi Sigma; Alpha Chi Sigma, Pi Chaper; Alpha Omega Epsilon Engineering Sorority; Beta Alpha Psi; Beta Gamma Sigma; Beta Phi Mu; Chi Epsilon; Eta Kappa Nu; Eta Pi Upsilon; Gamma Theta Upsilon; Golden Key and Golden Key International Honor Society; Kappa Omicron Nu; Justinian Honor Society; Kappa Tau Alpha; Lambda Alpha Delta; Omicron Delta Epsilon; Order of Barristers; Order of Omega; Phi Alpha; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Beta Delta; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Society; Pi Kappa Lambda; Pi Sigma Alpha; Pi Sigma Sigma; Pi Tau Sigma; Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology; Sigma Gamma Tau; Sigma Lambda Alpha; Sigma Theta Tau; Sigma Xi; Sigma Gamma Tau, Aerospace Engineering; Tau Alpha Kappa, Religion; Tau Beta Pi, Engineering; Tau Beta Sigma; Theta Chi Beta.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baha’i Faith; Baptist Campus Ministry; Brothers and Sisters in Christ; Campus Bible Fellowship; Campus Crusade for Christ; Chabad House Jewish Student Organization; Chapel INtern to Historically African American Churches; Chi Alpha; Christian Science Org; Episcopal Campus Ministry; Evangelical Christian Ministry; Graduate Catholic Community; Hillel at SU; Jewish Student Union; INtervarsity Graduate Christian Fellowship; Interdenominational Protestant Campus Ministry; Latter-Day Saint Student Assoc; Lutheran Campus Ministry; SU Lutheran Student Assoc; Muslim Student Association; Pan-Orthodox Christian Fellowship; Roman Catholic Newman Assoc; SU Student Buddhist Assoc; Unitarian Universalist Society of SU.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Union; Asian Students in America; Association of Bulgarian Students; Association of INternational Students; Caribbean Students Association; Chinese Students and Scholars Association; Haitian American Student Association; Hong Kong Cultural Organization; Indonesian Student Association; Interculatural Dialogue Gruop; Korean American Student Association; La LUCHA; Multiracial Experience; Muslim Student Organization; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Native American Students at Syracuse; Nihom Youth Association; Philippine Syracuse Student Organization; Russain Club; South Asian Dance and Cultural Organization; South Indian Literary and Cultural Organization; Student African American Society; Students Advocating Multicultural Equalilty; Thai Student Assoc. ; Turkish Club; Turkish Student Association; Vietnamese Student Association.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) New York State Public INterest Group; Student Technology Group; Bioethics Coalition; College Democrats; College Republicans; Democracy Matters; Habitat for Humanity; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Resource Center; Organization for the Advancement of Student Interests in Science; Open Doors; Student Anti-anthropocentic Reasoning Organization; Student Environmental Action Coalition; Students for Sensible Drug Policy; Students Out Loud; Undergraduates for a Better Education; Black Box Players; Committee on Women and Art; Creations Dance Troupe; Diversity in the Arts; Fashion’s Conscience; Hip-Hop Club; Music Industry Student Organization; Orange Appeal; Performing Arts Alliance; RAICES Dance Troupe; SU Film Society; Theatre Company; Thursday Screeners; Transitions; University Union; Up and Running Productions; Zamboni Revolution; Amateur Radtion Club; Comix Plus; Conflict, and Social Change; Orange Film Fund; WJPZ Radio, Inc. ; Danceworks; First Year Players; HEDliners; Kalabash Dance Troupe; Virtuous Expressions Dance Troupe; Ad Club; American INstitute of Chemical Engineers; American Institute of Graphic Artists; American Marketing Assoc. ; American Medical Student Assoc. ; American Society of civil Engineers; Architecture Student Organization; Art Education Assoc. ; Collegiate Chapter of the Music Educators National Conference-Chapter 215; Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers; Le Pensee Savage; Pre-Vet club; Psych Club; Radio Television News Directors Assoc. ; Rebecca & Lee Multicultural Pre-Health Society; Retail Assoc. ; Society of Biomaterial; Society of Professional Journalists; Women in Communications; Alpha Phi Omega; Assoc. for Student Elderly Connection; Education Volunteers Club; Kappa Kappa Psi; Learning Community Advisory Board; Syracuse University Volunteer Organization; The Conflict Management Center; AIDS Task Force; Delta Sigma Pi; International Socialist Organization; Nutrition Education and Promotion Assoc. ; Nihon Youth Assoc. ; P. R. I. D. E. Rock; Pride Union; Sadler A. L. I. V. E. ; Student Coalition on Organized Labor; Syracuse Linux Users Group; Tau Beta Sigma; Fraternities: Alpha Chi Omega; Alpha Epsilon Phi; Alpha Kappa Alpha; Alpha Phi; Alpha Xi Delta; Delta Delta Delta; Delta Gamma; Delta Sigma Theta; Gamma Phi Beta; Kappa Alpha Theta; Kappa Kappa Gamma; Kappa Phi Lambda; Omega Phi Beta; Pi Beta Phi; Phi Sigma Sigma; Sigma Delta Tau; Sigma Gamma Rho; Sigma Iota Alpha; Sigma Lambda Upsilon; Sororities: Alpha Epsilon Pi; Alpha Phi Alpha; Delta Chi; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Delta Tau Delta; Kappa Delta Rho; Lambda Upsilon Lambda; Omega Psi Phi; Phi Beta Sigma; Phi Iota Alpha; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Kappa Theta; Psi Upsilon; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Sigma Alpha Mu; Sigma Nu; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Tau Kappa Epsilon; Theta Chi; Zeta Psi; Zeta Beta Tau.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Daily Orange (daily); The Black Voice (monthly); Hermes (weekly); The Student Voice Newspaper (weekly); Equal Time (semester); 360 Degrees Magazine (semester); Blue Print newspaper (monthly); SALT; Orange Source newspaper (monthly); Nexus Journal of Peace


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Syracuse (5), Rochester (40)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Syracuse (3)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Syracuse (3)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 25% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 20% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 27 fraternities
  • 14 fraternity houses
  • 18% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 17 sororities
  • 12 sorority houses
  • 21% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other

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