State University of New York Downstate Medical Center: Narrative Description
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER Z-7
450 Clarkson Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11203-2098
Tel: (718)270-1000; Admissions: (718)270-2446; Fax: (718)270-7592; Web Site: http://www.downstate.edu/
Description: State-supported, upper-level, specialized, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1858. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 1,569. full-time: 187 students, 79% women, 21% men. Part-time: 165 students, 92% women, 8% men. 2% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 5% Hispanic, 61% black, 6% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 44% transferred in. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study.
Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $4350 full-time, $181 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $10,300 full-time, $429 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $1877 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to degree level and program. Part-time tuition varies according to degree level and program. College room and board: $10,514. College room only: $6948. Room and board charges vary according to housing facility.
Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: late night transport-escort service. 406 college housing spaces available; 13 were occupied in 2002-03. Option: coed housing available. The Medical Research Library of Brooklyn with 357,209 books, 2,104 serials, 812 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 183 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.