Syracuse University is a private research university in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse was founded in 1870 and has 22,850 students enrolled. The Syracuse Orange football team had its first season in 1889. Syracuse was an independent until it joined the Big East in 1991, but have been a member of the ACC since 2013. The Orange have won five conference titles and the 1959 national title. Orange Running back Ernie Davis won the Heisman Trophy and Syracuse has 8 members in the college football hall of fame —more than all but three other schools. Syracuse plays in the Carrier Dome, which holds 49,250 fans. Cheer on The Orange! Epic Seats has an excellent selection of Syracuse Orange tickets available at many great price points today!