Syracuse Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 12.0% of the student population at Syracuse. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Syracuse Disability Services.
Syracuse for the Military
While not a "service academy", Syracuse does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Syracuse Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Syracuse for Veterans Guide.
Syracuse offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, Syracuse does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Syracuse University
Syracuse offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Syracuse University
Syracuse has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 15,226 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 14,655 (96.2%). Part-time attendance was 571 (3.8%).
Syracuse University is Ranked #85 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Syracuse receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Syracuse #85 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Syracuse University Competes in the NCAA
Syracuse has a total of 808 student athletes, 415 men and 393 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Syracuse University Athletics