Syracuse University

3,008 reviews
  1. Syracuse, NY
  2. 4 Year
A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    A-
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A+
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    C
Syracuse University is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference
Address
900 South Crouse Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13244
Website

Syracuse University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
53%
SAT Range
1070-1280
ACT Range
24-29
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Recommended

Cost

Net Price
$29,621/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $18,149/ year
  • $30-48k
    $20,768/ year
  • $49-75k
    $24,795/ year
  • $76-110k
    $30,228/ year
  • $110k+
    $41,597/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.139 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.137 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.137 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
14,532Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
24%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 70 responses
Report
  • Party hard, work hard
    44%
  • Party animal
    19%
  • Diligent
    11%
  • Friendly
    11%
  • Ambitious and likes to have fun.
    7%
  • East coaster
    4%
  • Astute
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
Poll
68%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.195 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.230 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 65 responses
Report
  • Orange
    26%
  • Opportunity
    23%
  • Amazing
    20%
  • Dynamic
    15%
  • Rich
    8%
  • Enlightening
    6%
  • Awful
    2%

After Syracuse University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$56,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
80%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.65 responses

Reviews

3,008 reviews
  • Excellent
    497
  • Very Good
    1026
  • Average
    1191
  • Poor
    211
  • Terrible
    83
I really like SU because professors are mostly there to help their student if needed. I have never met a professor who would not answer a question that could help his student understand the course better.
  • College Freshman
  • 2 months ago
There is always something going around campus and it is easy to get involved in anything on campus.
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago
Syracuse is what you make of it
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago