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Syracuse University

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University History

Syracuse University is located in Syracuse, New York. The university is a private research institution. It was founded in the year 1831 by the Methodist Episcopal Church in Lima, New York. The university first began with the school of Liberal Arts and then grew rapidly after World War II. The University was the first in the nation to offer a bachelor of the fine arts degree. The University paved a way for the women way back in 1870 and is home to many great pioneers in different fields.

University programs and courses

Syracuse University Programs and courses offer opportunities to explore the different avenues in this highly competitive world. Major schools include:

  • School of architecture
  • The college of arts and sciences
  • School of education
  • The college of engineering and computer science
  • The David B. Falk College of sports and human dynamics
  • School of information studies
  • College of law
  • The Martin J. Whitman school of Management
  • Maxwell school of citizenship and public affairs
  • S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
  • College of visual and performing arts
  • College of professional studies

To know about the various undergraduate programs offering minor/ major courses click here: https://www.syracuse.edu/academics/programs/?level=undergraduate

Graduate minor/ major: https://www.syracuse.edu/academics/programs/?level=graduate

To know about the research, click here: https://www.syracuse.edu/academics/research/

Online programs: https://www.syracuse.edu/online/programs/?redirect

Syracuse University Rankings and achievements

Syracuse University Rankings and achievements make it a more desirable university for the students globally. Following are the rankings according to various reports:

  • Ranked 58 among undergraduate National Universities
  • Ranked 1among Best College Newspaper by the 2020 Princeton Review
  • Ranked 1 in Public Management and Leadership, 2021 U.S. News & World Report
  • Ranked 5 Best Colleges Offering Degrees in Communications and Journalism, 2021 College Factual
  • Ranked 16 Top American Film Schools, 2020 The Hollywood Reporter
  • Ranked 1 in Best Graduate Schools for Public Affairs, 2021 U.S. News & World Report
  • Ranked 5 in Best Colleges for Veterans, 2020 Military Times

Syracuse University USP

Syracuse University USP is what attracts a huge number of applications around the globe. The University was the first in the nation to offer a bachelor of fine arts degree. The University paved a way for the women way back in 1870 and is home to many great pioneers in different fields. The University is home to over 40 research centers and institutes. The university is known for its unique programs and also its investments in various research and innovation projects. The university offers around 200 majors, 100 minors, and 200 advanced degree programs. The University is given the status of "R1: Doctoral Universities conducting Very High Research Activity.

Syracuse University Notable Alumni

Syracuse University Notable Alumni includes a list of many great pioneers who have excelled in different fields and have been an inspiration to the students of the university. To name a few:

  • Joe Biden: 46th President of the United States
  • Eileen Collins: First female space shuttle pilot and commander
  • Kathy Hochul: 57th Governor of New York
  • Stephen Crane: American writer
  • Joyce carol Oates: American author
  • Vera Farmiga: Actor, director and producer
  • Jim Brown: Football Hall of fame 
  • Ted Koppel: Broadcast journalist
  • Drew Taggart: Member of the Chainsmokers
  • Lou Reed: Musician and Song-writer

Syracuse University Infrastructure and Services

Campus

Syracuse University Campus located in the heart of Syracuse, New York. The main campus of the University is also known as the “North Campus”. The main campus consists of all the administrative buildings, academic buildings and residential halls. The center of the campus is the Kenneth A. Shaw Quadrangle. The Comstock Tract Buildings, a historic district of older buildings, appeared on the list of National Register of Historic Places. The Schine Center is the hub for student life on North Campus as it includes various student activities. Hendricks Chapel is also located here which is a place for spiritual and religious life. 

South campus

There are some residences in the south campus. Besides that, South Campus is also home to the Institute for Sensory Research, Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion, Goldstein Student Center, Skytop Office Building, 621 Skytop Road. There are bus services connecting to all the campuses. Goldstein is a hub for students in the south campus. 

Libraries

Syracuse University Libraries are known for their largest collections of books, journals, research materials and all other collections. The libraries have a 24/7 access with all the modern-day facilities. The libraries are as follows:

  • Bird library
  • Carnegie library
  • King + King architecture library
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial library

The Special Collection Resource Center has numerous materials, manuscripts, paintings and so on. They are as follows:

  • Classic catalog
  • University achieves
  • Digital special collections
  • Belfer audio archive

The Coalition of Museum and Art Center at the University presents various academic researches in the arts through presentations, exhibitions, publications and so on. The Museums are as follows:

  • Syracuse University Art Museum
  • Light work
  • Community Folk art center
  • Point of contact

Housing services

Syracuse University Housing Services are home to thousands of the university students. There are around 21 residential halls in the campus with all the basic amenities and facilities provided to the students. 

West campus has: Boland Hall, Brewster Hall, Brockway Hall, Lawrinson Hall, and Sadler Hall

Mount Olympus has: Day hall, Flint Hall

East campus has: Booth Hall, DellPlain Hall, Ernie Davis Hall, Haven Hall, Kimmel Hall, Marion Hall, Oren Lyons Hall, Shaw Hall, Walnut Hall, Washington Arms, and Watson Hall

South campus

Sky hall I, II and III

To know in detail about all the halls, click here: https://housingmealplans.syr.edu/residential-facilities/residence-halls/

The housing rates mentioned in their official website is as follows:

  • 1 person suite (Haven Hall) $6340
  • Large Single     $5685
  • Single with Bath $5685
  • Regular Single $5130
  • 2-person suite (Haven Hall) $5650
  • 2- person suite with bath (Washington Arms and Watson Hall)    $5650
  • 3-person suite with bath (Washington Arms)     $5145
  • Suites (all other locations) $4910
  • Open Triple     $3610
  • Open Triple with bath (Kimmel Hall)    $3610
  • Large Open Double with bath (Washington Arms)    $4940
  • Corner Double $4745
  • Large Open Double $4745
  • Open Double with Bath $4745
  • Split Double     $4745
  • Open Double $4325
  • Skyhall Single $5120
  • 1-bedroom Apartment (1 student per apartment) South Campus    $6060
  • 2-bedroom Apartment (2 students per apartment) South Campus $5630
  • 3-bedroom Apartment (3 students per apartment) South Campus $5200

To know the process about how to apply for housing services click here: https://housingmealplans.syr.edu/maps-and-forms/new-freshman-apply/

Medical services

Syracuse University Medical Services include the following:

  • Disease prevention and screening (blood pressure checks, tobacco cessation)
  • Acute illnesses 
  • Health maintenance 
  • Immunizations
  • Management of common chronic illnesses 
  • Medical Transport
  • Primary care – mental health (depression, anxiety)
  • Simple office procedures 

To know more, click here: https://experience.syracuse.edu/bewell/medical-services/

The Barnes Center at The Arch health and wellness team is provides quality wellness programs for the holistic development of the students. The services include the following:

  • Counseling
  • Health care
  • Mindfulness
  • Peer education
  • Pharmacy
  • Recreation

Learn more here: https://experience.syracuse.edu/bewell/

To know about the student health insurance, click here: https://experience.syracuse.edu/bewell/insurance/

Students club

Syracuse University students clubs are actively conducting various events in the university. There are around 300 student clubs in the university. To name a few:

  • Orange seeds
  • Chaarg
  • Argentine tango club
  • College democrats
  • Corporate law society
  • Data science club
  • Engaging culture group
  • Fashion and design society
  • Sketch comedy club

Top Landmarks

Syracuse University Top landmarks include:

  • Everson museum of art
  • Alexandria Bay
  • Catskill region
  • The adirondack museum
  • The antique boat museum
  • Armory square
  • Darien lake
  • Labrador mountain
  • Landmark theatre

Nearest airport

Syracuse University Nearest airport is Syracuse Hancock International Airport. The other nearby airports is as follows:

  • Rochester 
  • Buffalo 
  • Ottawa

International student information

The popularity of the University attracts a number of applications every year from around the globe. The university offers around 200 majors and 100 minors’ courses in the 13 schools and colleges. The rankings and achievements of the University have made it a desirable university for the students. The Center for International Service of the University also helps the students in learning English. The same center provides with every other information related to the admission process for the International students.

Immigration and Visa services

The Center for International services gives information regarding the visa services, immigration status, and the various requirements and so on. The office of the same operates on the following dates:

Academic Schedule    Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Summer Schedule    Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Advisor On-call    Monday-Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Students can contact on the following:

By Phone: 315.443.2457

Virtual appointment using Microsoft Teams or SU Zoom. Call 315.443.2457 or email [email protected] to schedule a virtual appointment.

Email: [email protected]

All the information on pre-arrival is available here: https://experience.syracuse.edu/international/preparing-to-arrive/pre-arrival/

To know about the next steps after entering the US, Click here: https://experience.syracuse.edu/international/preparing-to-arrive/check-in/

To know about the immigration status, click here: https://experience.syracuse.edu/international/immigration-status/

All the required forms related to Visa and Immigration is available here: https://experience.syracuse.edu/international/forms/

Scholarships for International students

Syracuse University Scholarships for International Students provides good financial support to the International students. The various scholarships are as follows:

  • Graduate and certificate of Advanced study programs: these offers grants, scholarships, assistantships, fellowships, prizes and so. Students have to contact the respective departments for the same.
  • International merit-based scholarship: This is given for excellence in academics and other curricular activities. 

To know more, click here: https://www.syracuse.edu/admissions/cost-and-aid/apply/international/

Various other scholarships are mentioned here: https://www.internationalscholarships.com/

 Admission process

How to apply?

Syracuse University's application process is simple and easy to apply.

Use the Common Application to apply if you are a:

Domestic first year or transfer student

International first-year or transfer student

Follow the following steps:

For any further information, click here: https://www.syracuse.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply/

Student life

Syracuse University Student life is quite happening. There are around 300 student clubs run by the students of the university. The various clubs, societies and associations keep on organizing events throughout the year. There are also championships and tournaments happening in the university.  

Media

Citrus-tv is the television studio run by the students. There are various magazines and also yearbooks that are created by the students. To name a few: The Onondagan Yearbook (defunct), The Daily Orange, Student Voice, Perception, Jerk Magazine, What the Health, 360, Baked Magazine, The Out Crowd, and Equal Time.  Daily Orange is a student-run newspaper of the university. WAER is the radio station of the University.

Athletics

Syracuse University athletic teams are called the “orange teams”. The university has its own stadium that is the Archbold Stadium. The various sports include football, baseball, basketball, rowing and so on.

Food and Drinks

There are several dining options available on the campuses that are as follows:

  • Schine dining
  • Goldstein dining
  • BBBistro
  • Brockway Hall, Basement
  • Eggers Café
  • Eggers Hall, Room 300
  • Falk Café
  • MacNaughton Hall
  • food.com
  • Newhouse III, Room 244
  • iCafé
  • Hinds Hall
  • Junction Snack Bar
  • Flint and Day Halls
  • Life Sciences Café
  • Life Sciences Building, Atrium level
  • Neporent Café
  • Dineen Hall, Main Level
  • The Olsten Café
  • Whitman School of Management, Room 211
  • Pages
  • Bird Library, 222 Waverly Avenue
  • Slocum Café
  • Slocum Hall, Main Level
  • Starbucks
  • Campus West Building
  • Warehouse Café
  • Nancy Cantor Warehouse
  • Otto's Juice Box
  • Barnes Center at The Arch

Weekend Getaway

Syracuse University Weekend Getaways include: 

  • Amory square historic district
  • Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of science and technology
  • Finger lake
  • Clift park
  • Destiny, USA
  • Rosamond Gifford Zoo
  • Saranac brewery tour
  • Saratoga performing arts center

Job opportunities

Syracuse University Federal study work program offers part-time employment to the students. To know more, click here: https://www.syracuse.edu/admissions/cost-and-aid/types-of-aid/student-employment/

Details on the On-campus recruitment: https://soa.syr.edu/resources/career-services/employers/on-campus-recruiting/

Career services of the University helps the students in exploring different career options suitable for them. To know more: https://www.syracuse.edu/life/services-support/career/

Syracuse University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Syracuse University Application Requirements

3.2
GPA
30
IB
80
Percentage
52%
Acceptance Rate

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in United States of America. To be able to get a successful admission in Syracuse University in United States of America students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.

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Syracuse University Cost of studies

Fees

Bacherlors: $ 52,210

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Syracuse University Deadlines

Undergraduate: January 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

Syracuse University Rankings

Global

383
US News
651 -700
QS
601 -700
Shanghai
351 -400
Times Higher Education
414
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
54
US News
156 -171
Shanghai
71
Times Higher Education
144
Forbes
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