Syracuse University

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Kent Syverud serves as Syracuse University's 12th Chancellor and President.

Syracuse University's governing body is its Board of Trustees, responsible for the educational mission and fiscal policies of the University.

About Syracuse University


From its founding in 1870, Syracuse University has a proud tradition of providing an environment in which students from diverse backgrounds come together to create, grow, and break boundaries.

                                 By the Numbers   |   A Brief History  

There's Nothing Like an Original.

Original Orange

When Syracuse went Orange in 1890, it became the first university to adopt only one official color. And while this may be an early example of our individuality, it's by no means the only one. From starting the nation's first degree-granting college of fine arts to throwing open its doors to veterans to blazing a trail with the first iSchool, Syracuse University has always been a proud original. Explore and discover how!

Visiting the SU Campus

Syracuse is in the heart of New York State, centrally located to many cities in the Northeast and Canada.