SO, WHERE IS SYRACUSE?
Located in Upstate New York, Syracuse is characterized by its quaint, academic atmosphere and is found in the center of the Finger Lakes region.
The region surrounding Syracuse is identified as Central New York, which includes the following cities within a 150 mile radius: Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo, Ithaca, and Rochester.
The area is home to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Cornell University, University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology(RIT) as well as a State University of New York (SUNY) within each major city.
WHAT MAKES SYRACUSE A SOUND LEARNING ENVIROMENT?
In 2010, Forbes voted Syracuse as one of the top 4 best cities to raise a family and 6th (subscript) in the country for education.
Offering the most prestegious forms of higher education, Central New York is home to more than 50 colleges and universities.
Syracuse features a high quality of living at a low cost,
offering diverse cultural experiences influenced by people from over 23 nations and an exposure to both city life and the outdoors.
EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
Syracuse is the ideal community for students to practically apply their classroom knowledge to real-life settings, fostering a sense of holistic learning.
Students will have an opportunity to be involved with projects such as Boaz and Lodi, which are outreach programs for refugee populations in the Syracuse region.
Through these avenues of service, students are encouraged to demonstrate their understanding of a Biblical worldview, which is established within the academic context of the classroom.