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Syracuse University at a Glance

Founded in 1870

Location: Main campus is in Syracuse, NY (a five-hour drive from New York City), with eight centers around the world and U.S. centers in New York City, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.

Undergraduate Enrollment: 14,000+ students representing 120+ countries

Majors: 200+ majors/100+ minors within nine undergraduate colleges

Faculty: Full-time instructional faculty, ­­1,134; part-time faculty, 94; adjunct faculty, 472. Approximately 89 percent of full-time faculty members have earned Ph.D. or professional degrees.

Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Average Class Size: 25

Current Alumni: Over a quarter of a million alumni representing 173 countries and territories.

Research: $67.1 million was awarded for research, teaching, and other sponsored programs in 2014.

Study Abroad: Program consistently ranked among the top 25 in the U.S. Almost half of Syracuse University students study abroad at least once.

Career Placement: 91% of class of 2014 placement survey respondents report they are employed, interning, or attending graduate school.

 

Reputation

#1 Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Program for Veterans
– 2016 College Factual/USA Today

#2 Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Program
– 2016 College Factual/USA Today

#2 Best for Veterans: Whitman School of Management
– 2016 Military Times

#3 Best Colleges for Veterans
– 2017 Military Times College Rankings

#3 Architecture
– 2017 DesignIntelligence

#5 Industrial Design
– 2015 DesignIntelligence

#8 Best Schools For Communications Majors by Salary Potential
– 2016 Payscale College Salary Report

#9 Environmental and Interior Design
– 2015 DesignIntelligence

#11 Social Work
– 2016 USA Today/College Factual

#13 Entrepreneurship
– 2017 U.S. News & World Report

#14 Best Schools For Art Majors by Salary Potential
– 2016 Payscale College Salary Report

#21 Top Music Schools
– 2016 The Hollywood Reporter

#23 Film
– 2016 The Hollywood Reporter

#23 Best Undergraduate Business School

– 2016 Bloomberg Businessweek

Military-Friendly School
– 2016 Military Friendly® Schools

#1 Public Affairs
– 2016 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Grad Schools

#1 Information Systems
– 2015 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Grad Schools

#4 Library and Information Studies
– 2015 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Grad Schools