Syracuse University was founded in 1870 as a private coeducational institution. It has 12 schools and colleges, with undergraduate and graduate students representing all 50 U.S. states and 124 countries. The sprawling 900-acre campus has an architecturally significant mix of historic and modern buildings with state-of-the-art facilities and technology. Our athletic teams are top ranked among the most competitive teams in the nation. The libraries, gyms, computer services, and facilities are first rate. Syracuse is widely known as the winter snow capital of the U.S., and our summers are warm and sunny.

Syracuse University is a world-class institution with an international reputation and alumni in every corner of the globe. There are over 5,700 higher education institutions in the United States, and Syracuse University ranks among the top 55. It offers top-level programs in Architecture, Advertising, Entrepreneurship, Information Systems, International Relations, Library and Information Science, Public Administration, Public Relations, Radio/Television, and Sport Management. Other highly regarded programs include Interior Design, Business, Creative Writing, Fine Arts, Journalism, Social Work, and Law.

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Student Life at Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a place where students from diverse backgrounds stretch their limits and learn from scholars of distinction, industry leaders, and community members. Together, they explore, discover, and break boundaries as they address real-world issues.  And by connecting theory with practice, SU students learn to make their mark by preparing for the world in the world.

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About Syracuse, NY

Syracuse is the fifth largest city in the State of New York, in the northeastern United States. It is located within a half day’s drive of New York City, Washington, D.C., Toronto, and Boston, with easy access to airlines, trains, and buses. Syracuse is the hub of Central New York, which has over a million inhabitants and is surrounded by scenic rolling hills, mountains, and the famous Finger Lakes.