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History at Syracuse University

If you are interested in studying history, you may want to check out the program at Syracuse University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value History Bachelor’s Degree Schools 381
Most Focused History Bachelor’s Degree Schools 786

In 2021, 2 students received their master’s degree in history from Syracuse. This makes it the #290 most popular school for history master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 2 students who received their doctoral degrees in history, making the school the #99 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

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

29% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 51 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in history from Syracuse in 2021, 71% were men and 29% were women.


About 73% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in history 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 history.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 37
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

Syracuse History Master’s Program

Of the 2 students who earned a master's degree in History from Syracuse in 2020-2021, 100% were men and 0% were women.


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
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 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
Managers 16,600 $124,160
History Professors 2,050 $93,000
Curators 1,570 $73,850
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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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