Syracuse University Computer Science Programs
Syracuse University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Syracuse, New York. The city atmosphere of Syracuse makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
Syracuse University Rankings
According to our 2021 analysis, Syracuse is ranked #22 out of 408 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Syracuse also holds the #2 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Syracuse has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Syracuse.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Syracuse has earned from around the web.
|#2||Best Colleges for Information Science||College Factual|
|#3||Best Information Science Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#6||Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#10||Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#14||Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences||College Factual|
|#148||Best Schools||Course Advisor|
Where Is Syracuse University?
Contact details for Syracuse are given below.
|Address:||900 South Crouse Ave., Syracuse, NY 13244|
How Do I Get Into Syracuse?
You can apply to Syracuse online at: https://www.syracuse.edu/admissions/apply/
Admission Requirements for Syracuse
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Syracuse?
Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 46%, and the acceptance rate for women is 47%.
Average Test Scores
About 66% of students accepted to Syracuse submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 580 and 670. Math scores were between 580 and 680.
Can I Afford Syracuse University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Syracuse, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $9,398 a year. That adds up to $37,592 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Syracuse is 3.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Syracuse University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 7,577 graduate students at the school.
Of the 14,655 full-time undergraduates at Syracuse, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Syracuse University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||906|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,357|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at Syracuse University. At this time, 45 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 114 countries are represented at Syracuse. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.
Online Learning at Syracuse University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Syracuse has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Syracuse
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Syracuse University was 54.0%. This is the #279 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Syracuse regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Syracuse majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer Information Systems||48%|
|General Computer & Information Sciences||42%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Syracuse ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Syracuse.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Syracuse University Computer Science Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|General Information Science||220||0||189||4||413|
|General Computer & Information Sciences||70||0||174||3||247|
|Other Computer & Information Sciences & Support Services, Other||0||148||0||0||148|
|Computer & IS Security||0||44||14||0||58|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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