#18 Best Private Colleges in New York

Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York

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Student Population
Syracuse University overview
Location Syracuse, New York
Online syr.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Syracuse University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Syracuse, New York, Syracuse University is a large four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 39,682 prospective students applied, and 23,489 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,765 enrolled in the school.  18,281 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,491 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $55,920 plus fees of $1,671. Syracuse is ranked 152 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Syracuse is rated within the top 26% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
Syracuse University overview
SAT 1220/1400
ACT 27/32
GPA 3.69
Applications Accepted
Syracuse University overview
Applications Due Jan 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $85

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Syracuse University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,582
Other Fees$1,671
Room and Board $16,895
Budget for Other Expenses$1,828
Total One Year Cost$77,896

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$65,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
80% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Syracuse University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 18%
Communication 17%
Social Sciences 13%
Visual and Performing Arts 9%
Psychology 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196413 IPEDS survey data for Syracuse University.

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