Any list of the Maxwell School's strongest assets would have to
include its accomplished and accessible faculty, its unique mix of
scholarly and professional programs, its diverse student body, its
service to undergraduates, and its devoted and successful
But here are a few more things anyone should know about the
Maxwell School . . .
It's a genuinely nice place to be.
Maxwell is friendly. It's unpretentious. Staff members are
approachable, down-to-earth, helpful, and unflappably
conscientious. This is an environment in which to grow, to
It's part of a great university.
Syracuse University is a large, comprehensive, and distinguished
private university located in upstate New York. SU enjoys all the
amenities, cultural attractions, social life, and added academic
opportunities you'd expect.
It's part of a welcoming, diverse
city. Syracuse, New York, is a center for government,
justice, social services, and health care in the region. It's a
comfortable, mid-sized city where you can see professional theater
one night and, within 20 minutes of downtown, find a great hike the
next afternoon. It enjoys music, professional and semi-professional
sports, fine arts, restaurants, and frequent cultural
It's conveniently located. Syracuse is
easily accessible from major cities of the Northeast. It is
approximately 265 miles northwest of New York City. Major highways
provide direct access to cities from Boston to Cleveland, Toronto
to Washington, D.C.
These are just a few additional reasons the Maxwell School stands
as one of the nation's top schools of public affairs.