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Syracuse University

Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

Syracuse, NY

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Overview

Syracuse University / Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs is located in Syracuse, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Master of Arts in Industrial Relations/Doctor of Philosophy (MAIR/PhD)
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA)
Executive Master in International Relations (EMIR)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Social Science (MS Sc)
Master of Arts/Master of Arts (MA/MA)
Master of Science/Master of Arts (MS/MA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)
Master of Public Administration/Master of Arts (MPA/MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 312
Doctoral Degrees 38
Other Advanced Degrees 121

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,293
Applied
624
Accepted
328
Enrolled
48%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, official transcripts, personal statement, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume, official transcripts, personal statement, three letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Resume, official transcripts, personal statement, three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

632
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.38%
Black or African American 4.75%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.32%
Asian 3.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.74%
Unknown 3.64%

Gender

Male (49%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

192
Total faculty
Full-time - 162
Part-time - 30
Male (112)
Female (80)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public administration, international relations, social and economic policy, conflict and collaboration, public wellness, aging, energy and environment, national security, regional studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 200 Eggers Hall
Syracuse, NY  13244
United States
Contact Dr. David Van Slyke
Dean
Email: vanslyke@maxwell.syr.edu
Phone: 315-443-3461