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Swedish Institute a College of Health Sciences

Swedish Institute a College of Health Sciences is college with 848 students located in New York, NY.

Medicine and Allied Health School, Open Admissions


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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 848
Gender 33% Male / 67% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 87% Full Time / 13% Part Time
Geography 90% In State / 10% Out of State / 0% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 50% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 21%
Multi-racial 1%
International 1%
Hispanic/Latino 39%
Ethnicity Unknown 14%
Black or African American 18%
Asian 6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%


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Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: reduced course load study skills assistance tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries, student center student web hosting available wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling health services personal counseling veteran's counselor
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for hearing impaired services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): internships
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage (89%), Surgical Technology/Technologist (7%), Sport and Fitness Administration/Management (2%), Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary (0%)

Majors Offered


A program that prepares individuals to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. Includes instruction in Western (Swedish) massage, sports massage, myotherapy/trigger point massage, myofascial release, deep tissue massage, cranio-sacral therapy, reflexology, massage safety and emergency management, client counseling, practice management, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Massage Therapists
Perform therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints. May assist in the assessment of range of motion and muscle strength, or propose client therapy plans.

A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of special assistants and personal secretaries for practicing physicians and nurses, health care facilities and services administrators, and other health care professionals. Includes instruction in business and medical communications, medical terminology, principles of health care operations, public relations and interpersonal communications, software applications, record-keeping and filing systems, scheduling and meeting planning, applicable policy and regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
Medical Secretaries
Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and surgical nurses, to maintain, monitor, and enforce the sterile field and adherence to aseptic technique by preoperative, surgical team, and postoperative personnel. Includes instruction in instrument and equipment sterilization and handling, surgical supplies management, wound exposure and closure, surgical computer and robot operation and monitoring, maintenance of hemostasis, and patient and team scrubbing.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Surgical Technologists
Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.


A program that prepares individuals to apply business, coaching and physical education principles to the organization, administration and management of athletic programs and teams, fitness/rehabilitation facilities and health clubs, sport recreation services, and related services. Includes instruction in program planning and development; business and financial management principles; sales, marketing and recruitment; event promotion, scheduling and management; facilities management; public relations; legal aspects of sports; and applicable health and safety standards.

Job Opportunities:

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses pertaining to recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, including exercise physiology and facilities management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Coaches and Scouts
Instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits or to improve the athletes' technique to prepare them for competition. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category.
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.

Administration & Faculty

Registrar Jeff Namian
Accredited by Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Full-time Faculty 28
Student : Faculty Ratio 18 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 39 : 60
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100




Admission Considerations

Very Important: Interview, Level Of Applicants Interest, Character Personal Qualities

Important: Application Essay, Standardized Test Scores

Also Considered: Talent Ability, Academic GPA, Class Rank, Extracurricular Activities, Recommendations, Rigor Of Secondary School Record

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Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $20,186 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $21,590
$30K-$48K $22,807
$48K-$75K $23,543
$75K-$110K $23,801
$110K+ $24,281

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $12,922, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $12,922 Same as On-Campus
Fees $450 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,254
Books $900 $900
Total (before financial aid) $14,272 $20,526

Students Receiving Aid

60% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 72% $4,238
Federal Scholarships/Grants 50% $3,262
Institutional Grants 1% $500
Pell Grants 50% $3,262
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 29% $2,438
Student Loans 72% $4,238

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

81% of students graduated in six years.

88% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.



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  • What are the type of courses you can pursue at the college?

    The Swedish Institute offers two different types of associate degrees in several different fields:

    • Occupational Studies (AOS), with tracks in Advanced Personal Training, Clinical and Administrative, Medical Assistant, Massage Therapy, and Surgical Technologist
    • Applied Science Degree (AAS) in Nursing

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