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Public Health at Syracuse University

If you plan to study public health, 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, 48 public health majors received their bachelor's degree from Syracuse.

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

Syracuse Public Health Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health

Syracuse Public Health Rankings

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The public health major at Syracuse is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Public Health. 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
Most Focused Public Health Graduate Certificate Schools 103
Best Public Health Bachelor’s Degree Schools 263
Most Focused Public Health Schools 439

In 2021, 6 students received their master’s degree in public health from Syracuse. This makes it the #283 most popular school for public health master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Public Health Graduates from Syracuse Make?

The median salary of public health students who receive their bachelor's degree at Syracuse is $25,768. This is less than $32,238, which is the national average of all public health majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Public Health Student Demographics at Syracuse

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

Syracuse Public Health Bachelor’s Program

77% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 23% of public health bachelor's degrees went to men and 77% went to women. The typical public health bachelor's degree program is made up of only 21% men. So male students are more repesented at Syracuse since its program graduates 2% more men than average.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 8
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 21
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Syracuse Public Health Master’s Program

67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 6 public health students who graduated with a master's degree in 2020-2021 from Syracuse, about 33% were men and 67% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 21% men graduate in public health each year. Syracuse does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 12% more men than average.


Of the students who received a public health master's degree from Syracuse, 67% were white. This is above average 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 public health.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Syracuse also has a doctoral program available in public health. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Public Health Grads May Go Into

A degree in public health 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
Medical and Health Services Managers 25,830 $143,030
Health Specialties Professors 22,170 $127,230
Community Health Workers 6,590 $44,340
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 4,400 $79,340
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 3,780 $76,020


*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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