Founded in 1870, Syracuse University is an internationally renowned independent institution. The Syracuse main campus has a striking physical presence, situated on a hill with spacious grassy areas and more than 230 collegiate buildings scattered over the 200-acre landscaped grounds. At the center of campus is the Quad, the main outdoor hub for University events, casual Frisbee throwing or cricket games, and walkways that serve to connect students, faculty and staff with classes and activities. Included on the campus is the Carrier Dome, the largest domed stadium on a college campus in America and home to the University's football, basketball and lacrosse teams.
South Campus is close by: a residential area that contains its own student center, dining hall, recreational fields, and other services. Syracuse University has properties in the heart of downtown Syracuse, providing a blended and engaging environment between the University and the City.
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Varsity Sports: Women: NCAA Division I: basketball, cheerleading, field hockey, cross country, track & field indoor, track & field outdoor, ice hockey, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball. Varsity Sports: Men: NCAA Division I: basketball, cheerleading, cross country, track & field indoor, track & field outdoor, football, lacrosse, rowing (IRA/ECAC), soccer
Intramural Sports: basketball, dodge ball, flag football, kickball, soccer (indoor & outdoor), racquetball (singles & doubles), softball, team handball, tennis (singles & doubles), volleyball.
Club Sports: aikido, badminton, ballroom dance, baseball, Black Reign Step Team, bowling, boxing, break dancing, Cheon Ji In, cricket, cycling, Dance Works, equestrian, fencing, field hockey (women), figure skating, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, judo, kendo, lacrosse, One World, Orange Pulse, Outing Club, quidditch, roller hockey, rugby, running, sailing, shotokan, ski racing, soccer, softball (women), swimming, swing, Syracuse Orange Bhangra, SU Zinda, T.A.P., table tennis, tennis, triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling (men)
Clubs and Activities
Syracuse University has more than 400 student organizations that encompass themes such as advocacy, governance, media, culture, religious, service, art & entertainment, and more. The University is focused on taking learning beyond the classroom and encourages growth with activism, advocacy, leadership, team-building, and community awareness. Among the student organizations are academic and honor groups, political and advocacy organizations (AIDS Task Force, College Democrats, College Republicans), arts & entertainment groups, club and intramural sports, media and publications (the Orange Television Network, The Daily Orange campus paper, radio stations, and numerous other magazines and publications), pre-professional organizations, religious organizations, service organizations (Education Volunteers, Habitat for Humanity, SU Ambulance), cultural and international organizations, fraternities and sororities, and a variety of other special interest groups. For more information, visit SU's Office of Student Activities, http://studentactivities.syr.edu.
Enrollment for Fall 2015
35% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 530 – 630
SAT math range: 560 – 660
ACT range: 24 – 29
94.2% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
5.8% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0
|Undergraduate Students||Graduate Students|
|% Black / African American||8.1%||5.9%|
|% Hispanic / Latino||10.3%||4.6%|
|% White, Non-Hispanic||55.4%||44.7%|
|% American Indian / Alaskan Native||.7%||.4%|
|% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||.05%||.1%|
|% International / Nonresident Alien||12.1%||36.5%|
|% Two or more races||2.8%||1.5%|
|% Unknown Race / Ethnicity||3.0%||3.1%|
Tuition Information for 2015-2016
Financial Aid Deadlines
Transfers: Common Application for Syracuse University; $75 fee; official academic transcript; 2 academic recommendations; Transfer College Report Form (left in good standing); standardized test scores & secondary school transcript (if completed fewer than 30 credits of college-level coursework); portfolio or audition for programs in architecture, art & design, drama, and music.