Memorial School of Nursing

600 Northern Blvd
Albany, NY 12204-0000
Tel: (518)471-3260
  • 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 School of Nursing serves 131 students (8% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Memorial School of Nursing is one of 5 community colleges within Albany County, NY.
  • The nearest community college is Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus (2.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Memorial School of Nursing(NY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty11 staff85 staff
Memorial School of Nursing Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 131 has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment131 students1,688 students
Memorial School of Nursing Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:127:1
Memorial School of Nursing Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students11 students1,163 students
Memorial School of Nursing Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students120 students525 students
Memorial School of Nursing Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Memorial School of Nursing Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
6%
Memorial School of Nursing Asian (2011-2016)
% Hispanic
-
19%
Memorial School of Nursing Hispanic (2011-2013)
% Black
10%
17%
Memorial School of Nursing Black (2007-2016)
% White
88%
48%
Memorial School of Nursing White (2007-2016)
Memorial School of Nursing Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.220.70
Memorial School of Nursing Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
100%
27%
Memorial School of Nursing Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$47,800$35,300

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,575 is less than the state average of $16,254. The private state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,575$16,254
Memorial School of Nursing In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%92%
Memorial School of Nursing % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$13,611$13,747
Memorial School of Nursing Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,868
Memorial School of Nursing Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2013)
Acceptance Rate100%70%
Memorial School of Nursing Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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