Since its founding in 1870, Syracuse University has a established a proud tradition of bringing students from diverse backgrounds together to create, grow, and break boundaries:
Syracuse University was officially chartered in 1870 as a private, coeducational institution offering programs in the physical sciences and modern languages. Its main campus is located in Syracuse in the heart of New York.
Kent Syverud assumed his post as Chancellor and President in January 2014 becoming the 12th leader of the University since its founding in 1870.
The university currently has more than 4,600 full-time graduate and law school students enrolled, as well as more than 1500 students enrolled part time. Learn how to apply to our programs.
The Martin J. Whitman School of Management was established as the College of Business Administration in 1919. In 1920, it was only the 16th collegiate business school in the nation to be accredited by the AACSB. Learn about the Whitman School.
Syracuse is a proud supporter of military members and veterans. In 1946, the university welcomed returning World War II veterans under the G.I. Bill of Rights and enrollment tripled overnight. Learn about military resources for students.
Syracuse faculty is made up of 1,043 full-time instructional faculty members, 94 part-time members, and 472 adjunct professors. Approximately 86 percent of full-time faculty members have earned a Ph.D. or professional degree. Learn more about our Faculty & Leadership.
Our worldwide alumni network is made up of 247,811 members representing all 50 states and 162 countries and territories.