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Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate52%

About Syracuse

With 13 schools and colleges, 200 customizable majors and 100 minors, Syracuse University provides limitless educational pathways. New interdisciplinary areas ranging from social justice and artificial intelligence to energy and environment provide hands-on research experiences that broaden perspectives and prepare students for the careers of tomorrow.

Syracuse University has five award-winning study abroad centers and international programs in 60 countries to choose from where our students gain global perspectives that last a lifetime.

There are nearly 22,000 students from all over the world taking part in clubs, athletics and gatherings of all kinds. With over 300 student organizations, you'll have plenty of opportunities to explore interests, pursue passions and engage with the Syracuse University community.

Syracuse University is a private university in the city of Syracuse, New York. Syracuse was founded in 1870. The university enrolls around 22,698 students a year, including 15,440 undergrads.

Syracuse Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into Syracuse. Syracuse admitted 52% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 41,489 applications received in 2022, 21,471 students were offered admission.

Syracuse University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 52%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 60%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 38%

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Syracuse University is located in the city of Syracuse, New York, near Syracuse.

If you want to see Syracuse for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 81; Interstate 90 to Syracuse, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Syracuse Hancock International.

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College Info

900 South Crouse Avenue https://www.syracuse.edu/ Syracuse, NY 13244

Campus Setting: Urban

Syracuse Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 5

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Syracuse is Jan 5.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Syracuse is Jul 1.

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Syracuse SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1220 - 1390


Math SAT Range

600 - 700


Reading SAT Range

610 - 700

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1390 and Above


1220 to 1390


1220 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Syracuse students is 1310. Applicants with SAT scores of 1390 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Syracuse, while applicants with SAT scores between 1220 to 1390 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1220 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Syracuse.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Syracuse is like? There are approximately 22,698 students enrolled at Syracuse, including 15,440 undergraduate students and 7,258 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 35% percent are from NY and 65% percent of students are from other states.


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