Syracuse UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Syracuse, NY

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$53,849

Avg tuition

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About Syracuse University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Syracuse University enrolls roughly 23,000 students annually. The private, nonprofit school's acceptance rate is 44%, and its graduation rate is 83%. Syracuse offers more than 600 programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including nearly 70 online programs. The university's campus — based in upstate New York — features a sprawling stadium, a performing arts theater, museums and galleries, and hundreds of student organizations and clubs. Syracuse also has more than 40 research centers and institutes.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

44% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1180-1380

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 26-30

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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23k

Students Enrolled

15%

Online Student Enrollment

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

53%

Non-U.S. Citizen

20%

Hispanic

9%

Black

7%

Asian

6%

Unknown

3%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

52%

Socio-economic diversity

15% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

15%

State Grant Aid

11%

Institution Grant Aid

79%

Pell Grant

15%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,872
State Grant Aid $4,018
Institution Grant Aid $25,771
Pell Grant Aid $4,670

Financial Outlook

$49k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.