State University of New York Upstate Medical University: Narrative Description

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750 East Adams St.
Syracuse, NY 13210-2334
Tel: (315)464-5540
Free: 800-736-2171
Admissions: (315)464-4816
Fax: (315)464-8823
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State-supported, upper-level, 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 1950. Setting: 25-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 1,180. Faculty: 695 (480 full-time, 215 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. Full-time: 176 students, 65% women, 35% men. Part-time: 82 students, 89% women, 11% men. Students come from 7 states and territories, 9 other countries, 3% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 3% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 4% international, 50% live on campus, 43% transferred in. Retention: 95% of full-time entering class returned the following year. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships. Off campus study.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $8700 full-time, $181 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $21,220 full-time, $442 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $466 full-time. College room only: $3586.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Most popular organizations: Undergraduate Student Council, Diversity in Allied Health. Major annual events: Elizabeth Blackwell Day, Black History Month. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 240 college housing spaces available; 50 were occupied in 2003-04. Option: coed housing available. Weiskotten Library with 132,500 books, 1,800 serials, 29,515 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 130 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.

Community Environment:

See Syracuse University.

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