Syracuse University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Syracuse, NY

$55,926

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.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

69% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

Students remain enrolled in this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This typically means students are happy with their school selection and wish to continue their education there.

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89% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

Students graduate from this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This is typically an indication of a school's quality and means most students finish their degree in a timely manner.

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83% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Not required or recommended

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Recommended

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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21k

Students enrolled

15%

Online student enrollment

15:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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

Demographics

White

53%

Non-U.S. Citizen

18%

Hispanic

9%

Black

7%

Asian

6%

Unknown

3%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

53%

Socio-economic diversity

13% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

2

Total Online Enrollment

3,112

Student Location Breakout

15% 85%

Percent of Programs Online

100% On-campus

0% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 1% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

18%

State Grant Aid

10%

Institution Grant Aid

85%

Pell Grant

13%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,492
State Grant Aid $3,887
Institution Grant Aid $24,390
Pell Grant Aid $4,740

Financial Outlook

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

$49k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. 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.