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Q UI C K FACTS SYRACUSE UNIVE RSITY Founded in 1870 Location: Main campus is in Syracuse, N.Y. (a five-hour drive from New York City), with U.S. centers in New York City, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., and eight centers around the world. Undergraduate Enrollment: 14,000+ students (including 1,500+ transfer students) representing 120+ countries. Majors: 200+ majors/100+ minors within nine undergraduate colleges. Liberal Arts: The College of Arts and Sciences is the heart of the Syracuse University liberal arts experience—and home to one-third of the undergraduate student body. Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 16:1 Average Class Size: 26 Current Alumni: There are more than a quarter of a million alumni representing 173 countries and territories. Research: Syracuse, a Research 1 institution, was awarded $86.7 million in 2015 for research, teaching, and other sponsored programs. Study Abroad: Program consistently ranked one of the top in the U.S. Almost half of Syracuse students study abroad at least once. Career Placement: 94 percent of class of 2015 placement survey respondents report they are employed, interning, or attending graduate school.

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#61 National University 2016 U.S. News & World Report #4 Architecture 2016 DesignIntelligence #7 Best College for Veterans 2015 U.S. News & World Report #8 Best Schools for Communications Majors 2016 PayScale #8 Marketing 2015 USA Today/College Factual #8 Social Work 2015 USA Today/College Factual #8 Undergraduate Drama School 2016 The Hollywood Reporter #9 Environmental and Interior Design 2015 DesignIntelligence #12 Entrepreneurship 2016 U.S. News & World Report #14 Best School for Arts Majors 2015 PayScale #20 Film 2015 The Hollywood Reporter #23 Best Undergraduate Business School 2016 Bloomberg Businessweek #47 Best Value School 2015 U.S. News & World Report The University’s Maxwell School is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the top graduate school of public affairs—and is home to undergraduate social sciences. The University’s iSchool is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as having the top graduate program in information systems—and offers popular undergraduate courses that apply to virtually any career. For a full list, visit

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Syracuse’s nine undergraduate colleges offer you the flexibility to explore varied interests—and develop new ones. School of Architecture 566 students Architecture


The College of Arts and Sciences 5,010 students African American Studies Applied Mathematics Art History Biochemistry Biological and Medical Physics (through Physics) Biology Biophysical Science Biotechnology Chemistry Classical Civilization Classics (Greek and Latin) Communication Sciences and Disorders (Speech Pathology and Audiology) Earth Sciences (Geology) Energy and Its Impacts English and Textual Studies Environmental Sciences (through Biology or Geology) Ethics European Literature Fine Arts Forensic Science French and Francophone Studies German Language, Literature, and Culture Greek (through Classics)

History of Architecture Italian Language, Literature, and Culture Latin (through Classics) Linguistic Studies Mathematics Modern Foreign Languages Modern Jewish Studies Music History and Cultures Neuroscience Philosophy Physics Political Philosophy Psychology Religion Religion and Society Russian and Central European Studies Russian Language, Literature, and Culture Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture Women’s and Gender Studies Writing and Rhetoric Professional Advising Programs: Predentistry Prelaw Premedicine Preveterinary Medicine Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Anthropology Citizenship and Civic Engagement Economics Geography History International Relations Latino-Latin American Studies Middle Eastern Studies Policy Studies (Public Affairs) Political Science Sociology Dual and Combined Enrollment: School of Education Martin J. Whitman School of Management (select science majors only) S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications College of Engineering and Computer Science

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School of Education 515 students Teacher Prep: Inclusive Early Childhood Special Education Inclusive Elementary and Special Education Health and Physical Education Non-Teacher Prep: Health and Exercise Science (includes Pre-Physical Therapy and 3+3 DPT) Selected Studies in Education Dual and Combined Enrollment: The College of Arts and Sciences English Education Mathematics Education Science Education Social Studies Education Spanish Education College of Visual and Performing Arts Art Education Music Education David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics College of Engineering and Computer Science 1,555 students Aerospace Engineering Bioengineering Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering Mechanical Engineering Systems and Information Science Combined Enrollment: The College of Arts and Sciences

David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics 1,229 students Child and Family Studies Food Studies Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Science Public Health Social Work Sport Analytics Sport Management School of Information Studies (iSchool) 656 students Information Management and Technology Dual Enrollment: Martin J. Whitman School of Management S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Martin J. Whitman School of Management 1,681 students Accounting Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Finance Management Marketing Management Real Estate Retail Management Supply Chain Management Dual Enrollment: The College of Arts and Sciences (select science majors only) School of Information Studies S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications 1,533 students

Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies: Communication and Rhetorical Studies

Advertising Broadcast and Digital Journalism Graphic Design Magazine Newspaper and Online Journalism Photography Public Relations Television, Radio, & Film

Department of Drama: Acting Drama—Theater Management (B.S.) Musical Theater Stage Management Theater Design and Technology

Dual Enrollment: The College of Arts and Sciences School of Information Studies Martin J. Whitman School of Management

Setnor School of Music: Music Music Composition Music Industry Performance (Organ, Percussion, Piano, Strings, Voice, Wind Instruments) Recording and Allied Entertainment Industries (The Bandier Program) Sound Recording Technology

College of Visual and Performing Arts 1,877 students

Dual Enrollment: School of Education (Music Education)

School of Art: History of Art Illustration Studio Arts Studio Arts (B.S.) Arts in Context (B.S.) Dual Enrollment: School of Education (Art Education) School of Design: Communications Design Environmental and Interior Design Fashion Design Industrial and Interaction Design Department of Transmedia: Art Photography Art Video Computer Art and Animation Film


Minors are an important part of your curriculum. Once enrolled, you may choose from the following options. Accounting Addiction Studies Advocacy and Public Rhetoric African American Studies Animation Anthropology Applied Statistics Arabic Architecture Art History Art Photography Asian/Asian American Studies Biology Ceramics Chemistry Child and Family Policy Child and Family Studies Chinese Language Chinese Studies

Classical Civilization Classics Cognitive Science Communication and Rhetorical Studies Communication Sciences and Disorders Communications Photography Computer Engineering Computer Gaming Computer Science Dance (through Exercise Science) Disability Studies Drama Earth Sciences Economics Education Studies Electrical Engineering Energy Systems Engineering and Computer Science Management English and Textual Studies Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Environment and Society Exercise Science Finance Fine Arts Food Studies Forensic Science French and Francophone Studies Geography Geology German Gerontology Global Enterprise Technology Global Political Economy Global Security Studies Health and Wellness History History of Architecture Information Management and Technology Information Technology, Design, and Startups Interdisciplinary minors International Business Italian Jazz Studies Jewelry and Metalsmithing Jewish Education Jewish Studies Latino/Latin American Studies

Leadership/Stewardship Communication Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Studies (LGBT) Linguistic Studies Logic Management Studies Marketing Mathematics Medical Anthropology Medieval and Renaissance Studies Middle Eastern Studies Mindfulness and Contemplative Studies Music History and Cultures Music Industry Music Performance Native American Studies Nutrition Nutrition Science Painting Philosophy Physical Computing Physical Education (Coaching) Physics Policy Studies Political Science Private Music Study Psychology Public Communications Studies Public Health Real Estate Religion Religion and the Media Religion and Society Retail Management Russian Russian and Central European Studies Sculpture Social Welfare Sociology South Asian Studies Spanish Sport Management Strategic Management Visual Culture Women’s and Gender Studies Writing

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CA MP U S LIF E By the Numbers

Student Clubs and Organizations

21 residence halls

A Cappella groups (7)

18 places to eat, including vegetarian, vegan, kosher, and halal options (dining centers, cafĂŠs, and food courts) 2 campus groceries 350 student clubs and organizations

African Student Union Architecture Students Organization Asian Students in America Caribbean Students Association Cheon Ji In Syracuse Cricket

7 fitness facilities



Engineers Without Borders European Student Union Need a Break From Your Studies? > On-campus ice-skating pavilion and ropes course > Plays and concerts, many of which feature Syracuse University students > Festivals throughout the year, including Apple Fest, Winter Carnival, and Feel the Pulse

Hong Kong Cultural Organization Morton Schiff Jazz Ensemble Orange Bhangra Dance Troupe Rugby Soccer Society of Professional Hispanic Engineers South Asian Students Association Student Environmental Action Coalition Women in Communications ...and 350+ more. For a complete list, visit For club and intramural teams, visit Orange Bhangra Team

Crouse College (right) Holden Observatory (left)

Hear from international students.

< The expansive Life Sciences Complex is more than just laboratories. The atrium is a great place to meet with classmates or grab a quick lunch.

< Test your courage at the Outdoor Education Center and Challenge Course.

< Study in the Carnegie Library, located in the heart of campus.

Sadler Dining Hall

< A puppy snowman greets students as they walk to morning classes. Parking attendant Jackie Snowâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;a woman with the perfect nameâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;warms hearts with her witty snow sculptures.

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Success Beyond Syracuse

Slutzker Center for International Services, a facility in the heart of campus staffed by caring professionals, helps you integrate into the University community and assists you with travel procedures, immigration documents, and living arrangements.

When you prepare to apply for internships and full-time jobs in the U.S. or abroad, Career Services offers one-on-one assistance, including:

The English Language Institute provides classes and personal attention as you study reading, grammar, and writing.

The office will connect you with Syracuse University alumni who can serve as mentors, helping you to gather information about career paths and the transition from college.

The Department of Public Safety is a fullservice campus law enforcement agency committed to promoting a safe environment, 24-hours a day, year-round. SU Abroad offers learning opportunities in more than 60 countriesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;many of which include field study, internships, and home stays. All coursework carries University credit, which allows you to complete your degree on schedule. You can also begin your education abroad (ideal for European students not ready to venture far from home): Discovery Programs: Join a small cohort of entering first-year students to begin your collegiate experience at Syracuse University Centers in Florence, Italy; Madrid, Spain; or Strasbourg, France. discoveryprograms

> resumĂŠ critiques > practice interviews > career fairs throughout the year

Syracuse University Career Placement Survey 2015

72% employed

94% of respondents found opportunities

18% graduate school

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postgraduate internship


 n-campus research O opportunities enable students to gain valuable experience.


A Broadcast and Digital Journalism major gets realworld reporting experience while studying at Syracuse’s Washington, D.C., Center.

 tudy and make S connections at Syracuse’s Fisher Center and Lubin House in New York City.

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At Syracuse University

Los Angeles, you’ll learn from entertainment and media industry professionals and also gain internship experience.

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T H E H E ART OF N EW YORK STATE The City of Syracuse is a fusion of distinctive neighborhoods, festivals, parks, professional sports, destination shopping, and a thriving art and music scene. You’ll engage with the city in many ways, from volunteering with organizations to interning with businesses. What is there to do in Syracuse? Intern: Get experience at established corporations, emerging tech companies, and hospitals—all near campus.


Dine: Enjoy regional specialties like spiedies, salt potatoes, tomato pie, Utica greens, and buffalo wings. Stay Fit: Take part in numerous cycling, running, and triathlon events, including the Ironman 70.3 and the grueling Mountain Goat Run. Shop: Syracuse is home to the sixth-largest enclosed shopping center in the country—Destiny USA. Play: Rent a paddle boat at Green Lakes State Park, ski at a nearby mountain, or conquer your fear of heights at the , Cuse Challenge Ropes Course on campus. Enjoy Life: Ride the ferris wheel at the State Fair or visit Beak & Skiff (named Best Apple Orchard by USA Today). Weather in Syracuse: Four distinct seasons

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Onondaga Lake Park

#3 Most Beautiful Snowy City (Globe Traveling)

Clinton Square Ice Skating

Downtown Festival

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S P O R T S S CENE With 7 men’s and 11 women’s athletic teams, you’ll have many opportunities to join your classmates and cheer on the Orange. In 2016, four Syracuse athletic teams reached the Final Four of their respective NCAA tournaments. Men’s cross country and


women’s field hockey won National Championships.

For a list of athletic teams, visit

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A L UM NI Syracuse University alumni make their mark in a variety of professions—from actors to zoologists and everything in between. Waleed Abdalati ’86 NASA chief scientist



Joseph Biden L’68 U.S. vice president

Sol LeWitt ’41, Modern artist, key creator of minimalism and conceptual art


Dick Clark ’51 Former CEO, Dick Clark Productions


Col. Eileen Collins ’78 First female space shuttle commander


Bob Costas ’74 Sports announcer, NBC


Dennis Crowley ’98 Co-founder, Foursquare


Ernie Davis ’62 Football star, first African American Heisman Trophy winner



Betsey Johnson ’64 Fashion designer and breast cancer activist Rami Khouri ’70, G’98 International journalist specializing in Middle Eastern affairs Ted Koppel ’60 Former anchor, ABC News Nightline; managing editor, Discovery Channel; senior news analyst, National Public Radio

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Belva Ann Lockwood 1857, G 1872, H 1909 Women’s rights pioneer and first woman to argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court


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Lou Reed ’64 Singer-songwriter and guitarist, The Velvet Underground Elsa Reichmanis ’72, G’75 professor at the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering of the Georgia Institute of Technology; former president, American Chemical Society


His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman Al Saud G’99 Youngest person to fly on the space shuttle and first member of a royal family in space













Ian Schrager ’68 Hotelier, co-founder and owner of Studio 54


Jessie Mueller ’05 Tony Award-winning actress Joyce Carol Oates ’60, Author, We Were the Mulvaneys, Faithless: Tales of Transgression, and them


Eli Saslow ’04 Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Washington Post

Arielle Tepper Madover ’94 Theatrical and film producer, recent productions: Monty Python’s Spamalot, Frost/Nixon, and Annie Don McPherson ’87 Professional football player, activist, and sportscaster


Todd Rubin ’04 President, The Republic of Tea

Oren Lyons, Jr. ’58, H’93 Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan of the Seneca Nations

Taye Diggs ’93 Stage, screen, and television actor, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Rent, Private Practice Bruce Fowle ’60 Founding principal, Fox & Fowle Architects; senior partner, FXFOWLE Architects

Chris Renaud ’89 Oscar-nominated director of Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2, and executive producer of Minions

Steve Kroft ’67 Co-editor and news correspondent, CBS, 60 Minutes

Aaron Sorkin ’83 Creator, NBC’s The West Wing; playwright and screenwriter, A Few Good Men, The American President, and The Social Network John Sykes ’77 MTV founding executive


John Tsebe ’81 First black national librarian in South Africa Bill Viola ’73 Video artist


Vanessa L. Williams ’86 National recording artist and actress, Desperate Housewives

A D MI SSIONS AND F IN ANCING YOUR E DUCATION Applying for Admission Syracuse University uses the Common Application exclusively. Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll apply directly to one of the Universityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s nine undergraduate colleges or to a dual/combined program within two colleges.


Application Deadlines: > Early Decision > Regular Decision (first-year students) > Regular Decision (transfer students) This is the priority deadline; however applications will continue to be accepted on a space-available basis. > Spring Admission (first-year or transfer)

November 15 January 1 July 1

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Your Application is Evaluated on > Academic performance and standardized test scores > Your personal essay > Recommendations > Your audition or portfolio Admission Information for Students Outside the U.S.: The TOEFL or IELTS is required of all international (non-U.S. citizen) applicants whose native language is not English, whether applying as a freshman or transfer student. If your first language is English, the TOEFL or IELTS is not required to be considered for admission. The TOEFL or IELTS requirement may be waived in certain situations, at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.

The SAT/ACT is not required for any student studying outside the U.S. and currently enrolled in a school that does not follow the American system of education, including U.S. citizens living abroad. International (non-U.S. citizen) applicants can be granted conditional admission to Syracuse University if the academic requirements for admission have been met, but there is insufficient English proficiency and/or insufficient financial support documentation. Once the conditions are met, the student will be fully admitted on a spaceavailable basis. Typical Expenses for 2016-2017 School Year (Amounts are listed in USD (American dollars) Tuition $ 43,440 Housing and Meals (average) $ 15,217 Miscellaneous Fees $ 1,582 Total $ $60,239

Other Expenses (average) Books and Supplies Transportation Personal Expenses Subtotal

$ 1,440 $ 655 $ 1,010 $ 3,105

Health Insurance Premium (covers 12 months) Program Fees Summer Living Expenses**



$ $

1,000 3,368

Total Cost of Attendance*

$ 69,942

Financing Your Education International Students (Non-U.S. citizens who are not U.S. permanent residents) Undergraduate applicants are eligible for merit-based scholarships awarded on the basis of exceptional academic and personal achievement. Selection is made by the Office of Admissions, and eligibility is based on academic credentials.

You must provide official documentation stating how expenses will be paid while enrolled at Syracuse University if you need to obtain a student visa. Proof of funding in the amount of $69,942 must be submitted.

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents U.S. citizens and permanent residents, including those living outside the U.S., are eligible to apply for all forms of financial aid. To apply for federal financial aid, file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To also apply for a Syracuse University Grant, file the CSS/ Financial Aid PROFILE. It is important to submit these forms on time, as awards are made on a funds-available basis. Visit for deadline information. Apply today at

*The cost of attendance may vary based on the program of study and program fees. **Room, board, transportation, and personal expenses if remaining in Syracuse for the summer. This does not include tuition charges, if applicable.

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