Saint Joseph's Hospital Health Center School of Nursing: Narrative Description

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206 Prospect Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13203
Tel: (315)448-5040; Admissions: (315)448-5040; Fax: (315)448-5745; Web Site:

Description: Independent, 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards terminal associate degrees. Setting: urban campus. Educational spending 2002-03: $6000 per student. Total enrollment: 293. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 9:1. 38 applied, 68% were admitted. 0% from top 10% of their high school class, 50% from top quarter, 100% from top half. Full-time: 179 students, 88% women, 12% men. Part-time: 114 students, 82% women, 18% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 0% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 3% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 51% 25 or older, 25% live on campus, 37% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Option: deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 3.0 high school GPA, 4 recommendations, interview, SAT I or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $6141 full-time, $240 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $1050 full-time, $525 per term part-time. College room only: $3100.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Social organizations: 10 open to all. Most popular organizations: New York State Student Nurse's Association, Syracuse Area Black Nurses Association, Student Body Organization. Major annual events: holiday parties, WalkRun Charity Events, Commitment to Nursing Ceremony. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. Option: coed housing available. St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center School of Nursing Library with 4,500 books, 900 micro-form titles, 230 serials, 500 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $27,000. 30 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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