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Upstate Medical University

Upstate Medical University is college with 286 students located in Syracuse, NY.

Medicine and Allied Health School

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Total Undergraduates 286
Gender 27% Male / 73% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 74% Full Time / 26% Part Time
Geography 91% In State / 9% Out of State / 3% International
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 74%
Multi-racial 2%
International 3%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Ethnicity Unknown 7%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 3%

Housing

Housing

School Publications

School Publications

Student Services

Student Services

  • Computer Services: computer center, dorms, libraries, student center dorms wired for access to campus-wide network student web hosting available wireless network available dorms wired for high speed internet connections
  • Counseling Services: alcohol/substance abuse counseling career counseling financial aid counseling health services minority students services on-campus daycare personal counseling placement services for graduates veteran's counselor
  • Facilities: institutionally owned and operated 350-bed teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center.
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): independent study accelerated program internships

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (31%), Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other (15%), Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist (15%), Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist (12%), Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist (11%), Perfusion Technology/Perfusionist (5%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

Any instructional program in allied health diagnostic, intervention, and treatment professions not listed above.

A program that prepares individuals to conduct and supervise complex medical tests, clinical trials, and research experiments; manage clinical laboratories; and consult with physicians and clinical researchers on diagnoses, disease causation and spread, and research outcomes. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of hematology, clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology, immunohematology, physiological relationships to test results, laboratory procedures and quality assurance controls, test and research design and implementation, analytic techniques, laboratory management, data development and reporting, medical informatics, and professional standards and regulations.

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.
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May train or supervise staff.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to utilize medical ultrasound techniques to gather sonographic data used to diagnose a variety of conditions and diseases. Includes instruction in obtaining, reviewing, and integrating patient histories and data; patient instruction and care; anatomic, physiologic and pathologic data recording; sonographic data processing; sonography equipment operation; 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.
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
Produce ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by physicians.

A program that prepares individuals to administer prescribed courses of radiation treatment, manage patients undergoing radiation therapy, and maintain pertinent records. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, oncologic pathology, radiation biology, radiation oncology procedures and techniques, radiation dosimetry, tumor localization, treatment planning, patient communication and management, data collection, record-keeping, and applicable standards and regulations.

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.
Radiation Therapists
Provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by a radiologist according to established practices and standards. Duties may include reviewing prescription and diagnosis; acting as liaison with physician and supportive care personnel; preparing equipment, such as immobilization, treatment, and protection devices; and maintaining records, reports, and files. May assist in dosimetry procedures and tumor localization.
Radiologic Technologists
Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and nurses, to operate extracorporeal circulation and autotransfusion equipment during medical procedures and surgeries where the support or temporary replacement of a patient's own respiratory or circulatory system is required. Includes instruction in equipment selection and operation, physician and medical team consultation, patient condition monitoring, procedural techniques, and principles of respiratory and circulatory physiology.

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.
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
Conduct tests on pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients for diagnostic purposes. May conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar tests. Includes vascular technologists.

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to assist in developing respiratory care plans, administer respiratory care procedures, supervise personnel and equipment operation, maintain records, and consult with other health care team members. Includes instruction in the applied basic biomedical sciences; anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the respiratory system; clinical medicine; therapeutic procedures; clinical expressions; data collection and record-keeping; patient communication; equipment operation and maintenance; personnel supervision; and procedures for special population groups.

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.
Respiratory Therapists
Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.
Respiratory Therapy Technicians
Provide respiratory care under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the application of the biological sciences, biochemistry, and genetics to the preparation of new and enhanced agricultural, environmental, clinical, and industrial products, including the commercial exploitation of microbes, plants, and animals. Includes instruction in bioinformatics, gene identification, phylogenetics and comparative genomics, bioinorganic chemistry, immunoassaying, DNA sequencing, xenotransplantation, genetic engineering, industrial microbiology, drug and biologic development, enzyme-based production processes, patent law, biotechnology management and marketing, applicable regulations, and biotechnology ethics.

Job Opportunities:

Natural Sciences Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.
Biological Scientists, All Other
All biological scientists not listed separately.
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in biological sciences. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration and Faculty

Administration and Faculty

Interim President Gregory Eastwood
President David R. Smith
Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Full-time Faculty 395
Student : Faculty Ratio 6 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 68 : 31
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 44
Tenure Track Faculty 14
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 40
International Faculty 15

Admissions

Admissions

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Finance

Finance

Sticker Price

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $5,870 Same as On-Campus
Fees $768 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $6,638 $6,638

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $15,320 Same as On-Campus
Fees $768 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $16,088 $16,088

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.upstate.edu/currentstudents/financial_resources/finaid/.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.suny.edu/howmuch/netpricecalculator.xhtml.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

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