St. Peter's Hospital 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

St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing serves 111 students (12% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Top Rankings

St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty14 staff158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.74. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment111 students1,437 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:111:1
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# Full-Time Students13 students858 students
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# Part-Time Students98 students579 students
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% Asian
9%
8%
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% Hispanic
5%
24%
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% Black
20%
19%
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% White
64%
39%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.540.74
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College Completion Rate
100%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$47,800$35,200

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $10,575 is less than the state average of $16,522. The private state tuition has declined by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,575$16,522
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$15,665$14,216
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,125$5,500
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Acceptance Rate100%75%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing is Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus (2.1 miles away).
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