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From top-ranked academics and groundbreaking research to powerhouse athletics and a vibrant campus life, Syracuse University invites students, faculty and staff to join a diverse community moving people, industries and communities forward.

A Tailored Academic Experience

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With 13 schools and colleges, more than 200 customizable majors and 100 minors, and online degrees and certificates, Syracuse University provides educational pathways for nearly every passion and ambition. Interdisciplinary areas ranging from social justice and artificial intelligence to energy and the environment provide hands-on research experiences that broaden perspectives and prepare students for the careers of tomorrow.

Syracuse University’s five award-winning study abroad centers and international programs in 60 countries allow students to gain global perspectives that last a lifetime.

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Stats and Facts

82 %

of Syracuse University students receive some form of financial support totaling more than $465 million.
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89 %

of recent undergraduates are employed or enter graduate school, service programs or the military within six months of graduation.
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Research Centers and Institutes
# 30

Most Innovative Schools (U.S. News & World Report)

Orange doesn’t fade. It will always be. It prepared me for my life now—it would not be a reality without Syracuse. My entire career would not be a reality without Syracuse University.

Robb Armstrong ’85 Creator of syndicated cartoon strip JumpStart
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Research at Syracuse University

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With curiosity, creativity and purpose, we strive to go to the edge of possibility and then keep going. Not always knowing the path ahead—but trusting it will take us forward.

A Leading Research Institution

Syracuse University's status as a leading R1 research institution means students can contribute to groundbreaking discoveries alongside world-class faculty and scholars.

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Syracuse’s flexibility really attracted me. I wanted to be in a place where there were lots of opportunities academically, socially and everything in between.

Isabella Simon ’24 Finance and Public Relations Martin J. Whitman School of Management and S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Community Spirit at Syracuse University

The campus community shares an energy, enthusiasm and togetherness that sets Syracuse University apart. Whether it’s cheering on sports teams or participating in clubs and organizations, the sense of community spirit is truly special.

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Syracuse University Traditions

When a student joins Syracuse University, they become part of a bold legacy dating back to 1870. Along with that history come many beloved traditions that spark school spirit and build community. 

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NCAA Division I and the Atlantic Coast Conference

Syracuse University is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), which is made up of 15 member universities from 10 different states. These schools are part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and they all compete in the NCAA’s Division I level.

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Stats and Facts

150 +

Years of History
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Fulbright Student Recipients Since 2016

Active Club Sports
# 7

Students Love Their School Teams (Princeton Review)

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Admissions and Aid

A student's academic journey at Syracuse University lets them learn alongside world-class researchers, scholars and innovators.

Campus Life

The Syracuse University campus is a welcoming community where students make lifelong friends and share life-changing experiences.

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