St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center

Tel: (315)448-5040
  • St. Joseph's College of Nursing opened more than 100 years ago. Then, as now, students learned to practice nursing with compassion, excellence, vision, enthusiasm and integrity. St. Joseph's continues to educate excellent nurses who share these same values. Since our profession is ultimately about caring for people, we make sure our students get as much hands-on patient care experience as possible. The College of Nursing is fortunate to be affiliated with one of the nation's leading health care facilities, so when our students go into their clinical rotations, they are learning alongside the best nurses in their chosen field.
School Highlights
  • St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center serves 317 students (90% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center is one of 6 community colleges within Onondaga County, NY.
  • The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Syracuse (0.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 45% over five years.
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center (NY) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 24 staff 75 staff
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 317 has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 5:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment 317 students 1,316 students
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 27:1
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 285 students 911 students
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 32 students 405 students
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
30 451
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
2%
6%
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
4%
19%
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
3%
17%
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Black (2007-2016)
% White
91%
48%
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center White (2007-2016)
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center 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. 0.17 0.70
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
29%
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St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $55,600 -
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,000 is more than the state average of $16,000. The private state tuition has grown by 55% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $18,000 $16,000
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86% 93%
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $12,000 -
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $9,500 -
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2014)
Acceptance Rate 70% 73%
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
SAT Total Avg. 1,535 1,466
SAT Reading 535 476
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center SAT Reading (2007-2016)
SAT Math 515 505
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center SAT Math (2007-2016)
SAT Writing 485 485
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center SAT Writing (2007-2016)
ACT Total Avg. 80 60
ACT Composite 25 22
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center ACT Composite (2008-2016)
ACT English 23 18
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center ACT English (2008-2016)
ACT Math 25 20
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center ACT Math (2008-2016)
ACT Writing 7 -
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center ACT Writing (2011-2012)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The college offers an Associate's Degree in applied science with a major in nursing at the end of your two-year program. Also offers a Dual Degree Partnership with Le Moyne College for high school students wishing to earn both an Associate's Degree and a Bachelor's Degree in Science with a major in nursing in only 4 years. Personalized, professional instruction, including small group instruction and tutorial assistance. St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center offers part-time & flexible hours program for nursing students who have successfully completed the first Nursing course (NSG 101). Students must be matriculated in at the St. Joseph's College of Nursing to become a student nurse aide. The position offers the student the opportunity to sharpen their skills on the clinical units throughout the hospital. The program encourages professional growth in the nursing student with 4 levels to achieve. The minimal work commitment is 24 hours a month with 16 hours being weekend time.

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Did You Know?
Onondaga County, NY community colleges have a 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. of 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Onondaga County, NY is Bryant & Stratton College-Syracuse. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.