Syracuse University survey of academic quality paints bland picture

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

At Syracuse University, where a year's schooling costs as much as a new BMW, a majority of students are dissatisfied with the quality of instruction and course availability, a new survey reveals.

Asked about their professors' ability to get students excited about the course subject, 55 percent of respondents said they were "dissatisfied" or "neutral."

The survey asked questions about the quality of faculty advisors, the availability of courses and the quality of instruction. Respondents were asked to indicate their level of satisfaction on a scale of 1-5 with 1 being very dissatisfied, 5 being very satisfied and 3 being neutral.

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