syracuse university


syracuse university

private, coeducational institution of higher education, located in Syracuse, New York, U.S. It offers more than 200 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs through 15 colleges and schools. Research facilities include the All-University Gerontology Center (established 1972), the Center for Advanced Technology in Computer Applications and Software Engineering (1984), and the Center for Science and Technology (1989). Campus libraries are anchored by the Ernest Stevenson Bird Library, which contains more than 2 million books. The State University of New York system (SUNY) operates the College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the Health Science Center on the Syracuse campus. Baccalaureate degrees only are granted at Utica College of Syracuse University (founded 1946) in Utica, New York. The university also conducts several international programs, notably in London and Florence. Total enrollment is approximately 18,400

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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