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Education at Syracuse University

If you plan to study education, take a look at what Syracuse University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Syracuse is located in Syracuse, New York and has a total student population of 21,322. In 2021, 72 education majors received their bachelor's degree from Syracuse.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

Syracuse Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

Online Classes Are Available at Syracuse

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Syracuse does offer online education options in education for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Master’s Degree

Syracuse Education Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the education progam at Syracuse compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The education major at Syracuse is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Education. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Education Master’s Degree Schools 103
Most Focused Education Doctor’s Degree Schools 381

In 2021, 140 students received their master’s degree in education from Syracuse. This makes it the #308 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 19 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #214 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Demographics at Syracuse

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Syracuse University.

Syracuse Education Bachelor’s Program

75% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 72 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in education from Syracuse in 2021, 25% were men and 75% were women. The typical education bachelor's degree program is made up of only 19% men. So male students are more repesented at Syracuse since its program graduates 6% more men than average.


About 72% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in education at Syracuse are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 52
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Syracuse Education Master’s Program

70% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The education program at Syracuse awarded 140 master's degrees in 2020-2021. About 30% of these degrees went to men with the other 70% going to women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 19% men graduate in education each year. Syracuse does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 11% more men than average.


Of the students who received a education master's degree from Syracuse, 61% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Syracuse University with a master's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 85
International Students 24
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

Syracuse also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2021, 19 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Education

The following education concentations are available at Syracuse University. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Syracuse University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Subject Specific 70
Special Education 64
Instructional Media Design 36
Educational Administration 30
Curriculum & Instruction 21
Student Counseling 18
General Education 14
Teaching English or French 10
Education Philosophy 8
Other Education 6

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Syracuse University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Teacher Assistants 123,960 $31,330
Elementary School Teachers 82,590 $83,010
High School Teachers 74,830 $85,300
Middle School Teachers 39,950 $83,490
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 31,840 $56,060


*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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