Things to Do in Syracuse

Syracuse is New York's fourth-largest city and is located in the scenic center of the state. It has a rich heritage and hosts numerous ethnic festivals, featuring the music, food and other cultural offerings of our diverse population. The area also offers a variety of restaurants and cultural organizations with an international flavor.

Many restaurants, nightclubs and shops are within walking distance of our campus, which is next to Syracuse University. A few blocks farther away are downtown Syracuse and Armory SquareExternal Icon, the city's most popular nightlife spot.

The popular spots in Armory Square include Kitty Hoyne's Irish pubExternal Icon, the Blue Tusk,External Icon the Empire Brewing CompanyExternal Icon, Clark's Ale HouseExternal Icon, and PastabilitiesExternal Icon. The Marshall Street area closer to campus is home to several unique Syracuse mainstays for food, music and legal beverages, including Faegan's Caf and PubExternal Icon, Varsity PizzaExternal Icon, and Funk 'n' WafflesExternal Icon. The eclectic "Westcott Nation" area nearby is home to ethnic eateries such as Alto CincoExternal Icon and Munjed'sExternal Icon Middle Easter Cafe, plus the Westcott Theater for concerts and a bar called Taps, housed in a converted funeral home.

For outdoors enthusiasts, there are plenty of places to ski, ice skate, snowboard and snow-shoe in Central New York. In the warmer months, the region's parks and lakes are filled with boaters, hikers, rock-climbers and runners competing in road races. The Adirondack Mountains and Finger Lakes Wine Country are easy day trips.

Cultural opportunities abound with Symphoria orchestraExternal Icon, Syracuse StageExternal Icon professional theater, Everson MuseumExternal Icon and many community music and theater groups. The Rosamond Gifford Lecture SeriesExternal Icon attracts Pulitzer Prize winning authors, and the Landmark TheatreExternal Icon and War Memorial host concerts featuring a wide range of performing artists.

Sports fans enjoy Syracuse ChiefsExternal Icon AAA professional baseball, as well as the Syracuse CrunchExternal Icon hockey team (American Hockey League) and Syracuse University sports. The Carrier Dome, which hosts Division I football, basketball and lacrosse, is a short walk from campus.

College of Medicine At A Glance

Degrees Offered

  • Masters of Public Health (MPH)
  • Certificate of Advanced Study in Public Health
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
  • Doctor of Medicine/Master of Public Health (MD/MPH)

Enrollment: 685

Faculty: 2,265

  • Full-time: 525
  • Part-time: 222
  • Volunteer: 1,518

Residency Match: 98.7%

USMLE Pass Rates

  • Step 1: 95%
    (2017 data)
  • Step 2: 98%
    (2018 data)

Annual Tuition

  • $38,250
    (New York residents)
  • $63,260
    (out-of-state residents)

Financial Aid

About 85% of students share more than $20 million