Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing

1300 Massachusetts Avenue
Troy, NY 12065
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  • For over a century, Memorial Hospital School of Nursing at Albany Memorial Hospital and Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing have provided students with specialized knowledge, practical skills and caring values, preparing them for fulfilling and rewarding careers in nursing.

School Highlights

Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing serves 130 students (5% 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 14% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 59%.

Top Placements

Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing places among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPublic
Total Faculty13 staff88 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 35% over five years.
Total Enrollment130 students1,492 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:125:1
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# Full-Time Students6 students823 students
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# Part-Time Students124 students669 students
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% Asian
5%
7%
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% Hispanic
2%
23%
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% Black
6%
19%
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% White
86%
41%
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% Unknown races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score0.250.73
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College Completion Rate
100%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$48,200$35,200
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $11,211 is less than the state average of $16,365. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$11,211$16,365
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$15,250$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

School Notes

  • Because Memorial School of Nursing and Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing are sister schools, classes may be shared and held on either campus. Both schools have classroom and clinical laboratory facilities where students attend nursing theory classes, then practice and enhance their skills. We also have a relationship with Hudson Valley Community College where students complete curricular requirements in the sciences and humanities. Since our schools are affiliated with Northeast Health, the region's most comprehensive network of healthcare and community services, students can participate in clinical and observational experiences in a variety of care settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, physician offices and daycare centers. Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing also offers a Licensed Practical Nurse Certificate (LPN) program. Practical nurses are important members of the healthcare team and can be found anywhere healthcare is delivered � in hospitals, nursing homes and other exciting settings. Our Registered Nurse (RN) program will educate and prepare students to become skilled and competent professional nurses. Graduates earn a two-year associate's in science degree and are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Exam required for licensure as a RN. In addition, graduates of the RN program can pursue a BSN degree at Russell Sage College, SUNY College of Technology at Utica/Rome, SUNY at New Paltz, Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, and SUNY at Plattsburgh with junior status in accordance with the individual college's admission standards and curriculum guidelines. Our dynamic faculty come from diverse backgrounds with extensive professional experience � providing you with the very best in classroom instruction and clinical skill-building. Faculty members believe that nursing is a blend of both scientific knowledge and the art of caring and promote a holistic approach to patient care. And, our low student/teacher ratio allows for more personalized attention.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing is Hudson Valley Community College (3.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 10,896 students | 3.50 Mi80 Vandenburgh Ave
    Troy NY  12180
    (518) 629-4822
    3.5010,896
  • Memorial College of Nursing
    Private not-for-profit
    114 students | 6.00 Mi600 Northern Blvd
    Albany NY  12204
    (518) 471-3260
    6.00114
  • 422 students | 7.10 Mi855 Central Ave
    Albany NY  12206
    (518) 786-0855
    7.10422
  • 419 students | 7.40 Mi1259 Central Ave
    Albany NY  12205
    (866) 948-0571
    7.40419
  • 912 students | 8.90 Mi700 New Scotland Ave
    Albany NY  12208
    (518) 438-3111
    8.90912
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