Syracuse University is a medium-sized school with over 15,000 undergraduates, located in Syracuse, New York. It’s a private research university established in 1870, with a spectacularly green campus on a hill. It is an internationally renowned school with a well-connected alumni network, amazing technology & resources and a solid study abroad program. The university is known as a top party school, though it also makes it to schools with the best late night munchies, newspapers and packing stadiums lists. Greek Life thrives here, though there are just as many opportunities to meet people in its numerous campus events, concerts and clubs. The Carrier Dome is an overwhelmingly fantastic place to catch home basketball games, contributing a lot to SU’s atmosphere and spirit! The surrounding downtown area has enough lakes, stores and eat outs for students to explore. Its alumni include author Joyce Carol Oates and the more contemporary Alice Sebold. Syracuse University, with its top programs and amenities, is a wonderful place to study.