Memorial College of Nursing

  • Memorial Hospital School of Nursing has been educating and preparing students for fulfilling careers in nursing for more than a century. Our Associate Degree program educates and prepares students to become skilled and competent professional nurses (RN’s). Graduates earn a two-year Associate in Science degree and are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX). We also have articulation agreements with upper division BSN completion programs at a number of colleges. Memorial Hospital School of Nursing is affiliated with Northeast Health, the region’s most comprehensive not-for-profit network of healthcare, supportive housing and community services. Memorial Hospital School of Nursing enjoys a close working relationship with our sister school; Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing Our educational relationship with Hudson Valley Community College enables our nursing students to earn college credits for liberal arts and science support courses. The nursing school and the hospital’s Health Sciences Library are located on the ground floor of the East Wing on the Albany Memorial Hospital campus. Students participate in learning experiences that include classroom teaching, school labs, and clinical practices at Albany Memorial Hospital, Hudson Valley Community College and affiliating agencies. Our mission is to prepare students for entry into the profession of nursing as competent, caring practitioners.

School Highlights

Memorial College of Nursing serves 114 students (9% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.

Top Placements

Memorial College of Nursing places among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Memorial College of Nursing(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPublic
Total Faculty11 staff88 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Memorial College of Nursing has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Memorial College of Nursing diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 90% over five years.
Total Enrollment114 students1,492 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:125:1
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# Full-Time Students10 students823 students
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# Part-Time Students104 students669 students
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% Asian
7%
7%
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% Hispanic
4%
23%
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% Black
14%
19%
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% White
75%
41%
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Diversity Score0.410.73
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College Completion Rate
50%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$47,800$35,200

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $10,575 is less than the state average of $16,365. The private state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,575$16,365
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,793$12,935
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,500
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Acceptance Rate100%75%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Memorial College of Nursing is Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus (2.1 miles away).
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