SUNY Upstate Medical University

SUNY Upstate Medical University

Syracuse, NY

Overview

4 Year Public Urban

$1,784 BAH Rate

$1,054 Online BAH Rate

No Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military service

GI Bill approved program

Military Tuition Assistance - approved programs

No Not MyCAA approved

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Message from Upstate Medical University

*Tuition prices listed throughout this profile are based on College of Nursing undergrad pricing and Baccalaureate prices for SUNY Upstate Medical University

With the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research, and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by its four colleges:

  1. The Alan and Marlene Norton College of Medicine
  2. College of Nursing
  3. College of Health Professions
  4. College of Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences)

Living and going to school in Syracuse, NY

Cost of living 

The median rent for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,260 and $1,430. Making it an affordable place to live for those receiving GI Bill BAH benefits.

Location

Syracuse, NY, is located about 87 miles east of Rochester,88 miles from Fort Drum 131 miles east of Buffalo, and 150 miles west of the state capital Albany. It is also the halfway point between New York City and Toronto and a five-hour drive from Boston.

Scholarships & Grants

  • Medical Alumni Scholarship - The Medical Alumni Association presents over $350,000 in scholarships each year to current and incoming College of Medicine students who qualify based on individual scholarship criteria. Award Amount: Varies Deadline: March 31st
  • Jonathan Bernard Henry, MD, Student Endowed Scholarship - The Jonathan Bernard Henry Endowed Scholarship is awarded to one student from each of the four Upstate colleges for an outstanding paper, project, or another exceptional accomplishment in the selected topic areas. Award Amount: $500 Deadline: March 16th, 2021
  • Upstate University Medical Associates at Syracuse Scholarship - The focus of this scholarship is to enable an underprivileged or disadvantaged student at COM to pursue a medical career in Primary Care. Award Amount: $54,000 per academic year Deadline: N/A
  • New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) - New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) is a grant program for New York State residents based on their net taxable income. 
  • Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) - Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) funds are New York State grants that may be used to defer charges.
  • Student Emergency Fund - The Student Emergency Fund provides grants for SUNY Upstate Medical University students to pay for urgent expenses triggered by unforeseen events that threaten their ability to stay in college.

5-year average job placement rate within 12 months of graduation: 2015 - 2019b

Profession

Numbers %
Medical Imaging: Radiography:BS 78/78 100%
Medical Imaging/CT & MRI: BPS 9/9 100%
Medical Imaging/Ultrasound: BS & BPS 34/34 100%
Medical Biotechnology: BS 10/11 91%
Medical Technology: BS/MS 91/91 100%
Physician Assistant: MS 170/172 99%
Physical Therapy: DPT 169/169 100%
Radiation Therapy: BS/BPS 50/50 100%
Respiratory Therapy: BS 44/44 100%
CHP Total 655/658 99.5%

Estimated Cost of Attendance 2022-23 College of Nursing – BS

Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.* Subtract your total resources from your costs to determine how much to borrow. If you incur health insurance costs you would like to be considered in your personal budget, please contact the financial aid office.

Cost

Part-Time Full-Time
2 Semesters 2 Semesters
*Tuition, NYS Resident/year $3,540 $7,070

Fees (Estimate per year) 

$458 $917

Activities Fee 

$90 180

Health Services Fee

$201 $403

SUNY College Fee 

$25 $50

Technology Fee 

$142

$284

Books & Supplies

$800 $1,600

Living Expenses

$19,400 $19,400

Rent & Utilities

$12,500 $12,500

Food 

$4,900 4,900

Personal 

$2,000 $2,000

Loan Fees

$100 $100
Your total costs (NY resident) $24,298 $29,087

Tuition Rates 2022-2023

Does not include fees or encompass total costs to attend.

     NYS Resident Non-Resident
Baccalaureate $3,535.00 $8,490.00
Per credit 1-11 $295.00 $708.00
Dr. Physical Therapy $12,195.00 $15,350.00
Per credit 1-11 $1016.00 $1,279.00
Dr. Nursing Practice $12,560.00 $16,080.00
Per credit 1-11 $1047.00 $1,340.00
Graduate $5,655.00 $11,550.00
Per Credit 1-11 $471.00 $963.00
Physician Assistant $8110.00 $14,990.00
Per credit 1-11 $676.00 $1,249.00
Medicine $21,835.00 $32,580.00
Per Credit 1-11 $1,820.00 $2,715.00

Research

As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology.

Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital:

  • Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus
  • Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital
  • Numerous satellite sites

Upstate Medical University Military & Veteran Support Programs

Upstate Medical University offers the following veteran and military support programs:

Does Upstate Medical University offer online degree programs?

Yes, Upstate Medical University offers online degree programs.

Is Upstate Medical University a GI Bill®-approved school?

Yes, Upstate Medical University is a GI Bill®-approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill®.

Is Upstate Medical University a Yellow Ribbon school?

No, Upstate Medical University is not a Yellow Ribbon school.

Does Upstate Medical University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

No, Upstate Medical University does not offer Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Does Upstate Medical University offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

No, Upstate Medical University offers a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Upstate Medical University’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $295 per credit hour Upstate Medical University’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may  have out-of-pocket costs.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

*Tuition prices listed throughout this profile are based on College of Nursing undergrad pricing and Baccalaureate prices for SUNY Upstate Medical University

What are Upstate Medical University’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $295 per credit hour Upstate Medical University’s online tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

*Tuition prices listed throughout this profile are based on College of Nursing undergrad pricing and Baccalaureate prices for SUNY Upstate Medical University

Is Upstate Medical University approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Upstate Medical University is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Upstate Medical University offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Upstate Medical University has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket.  You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Upstate Medical University a military friendly school?

Upstate Medical University is considered military friendly. They feature a veteran counselor on campus, credit for military service, and is approved for Tuition Assistance.  In addition, the school is approved for tuition assistance offering a reduced tuition rate for the military.

Is Upstate Medical University a MyCAA school?

No, Upstate Medical University is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

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