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Syracuse Demographics & Diversity

Syracuse, New York

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Syracuse are mainly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has high racial diversity. 45% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Syracuse University students
Race Percent of Students
White 55%
Black 8%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 8%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 12%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 9% more female students than male students enrolled at Syracuse University with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Syracuse has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Syracuse University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for Syracuse University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 10,903
Women 11,900

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Syracuse serves a high number of out-of-state students with 70% of the student body residing outside of New York or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Syracuse University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 30%
Out of State 56%
Foreign 14%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$75,289 per year

15% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 3.5%
Part time Undergrads 3.4%

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