1300 Massachusetts Avenue
Troy, NY 12065
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • 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 136 students (7% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 136 students
  • In-state tuition: $11,211
  • Out-state tuition: $11,211
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 18%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 60% over five years.
Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
16 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing has declined by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.74. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
136 students
1,437 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
9 students
858 students
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# Part-Time Students
127 students
579 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
408 students
% Asian
7%
8%
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% Hispanic
1%
24%
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% Black
9%
19%
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% White
82%
39%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.31
0.74
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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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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $11,211 is more than the state average of $5,464. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,211 is more than the state average of $10,103. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$11,211
$5,464
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$11,211
$10,103
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
91%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$15,250
$14,216
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,750
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
83%
75%
This chart display the percent admitted of Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing and the community college average percent admitted of NY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
475
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
23
ACT Math
n/a
25
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 136 students
  • In-state tuition: $11,211
  • Out-state tuition: $11,211
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 18%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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