History at Syracuse University
Syracuse is located in Syracuse, New York and has a total student population of 21,322. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 51 students received a bachelor's degree in history from Syracuse.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.
Syracuse History Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in History
- Master’s Degree in History
- Doctorate Degree in History
Syracuse History Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the history 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 history major at Syracuse is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. 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.
|Best Value History Bachelor’s Degree Schools||381|
|Most Focused History Bachelor’s Degree Schools||786|
Earnings of Syracuse History Graduates
The median salary of history students who receive their bachelor's degree at Syracuse is $31,974. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 11% higher than the national average of $28,881 for all history bachelor's degree recipients.
History Student Demographics at Syracuse
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at Syracuse University.
Syracuse History Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||4|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Syracuse History Master’s Program
Of the students who received a history master's degree from Syracuse, 100% 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 history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Syracuse also has a doctoral program available in history. In 2021, 2 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That History Grads May Go Into
A degree in history 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|
|High School Teachers||74,830||$85,300|
|Museum Technicians and Conservators||1,490||$56,040|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Justing under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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