714 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
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  • 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 135 students (7% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is same as the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 135 students
  • Private-state tuition: $10,575
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 36%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
14 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
135 students
1,380 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
9 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
126 students
511 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
75 students
428 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
9 students
869 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
25 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
126 students
642 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
42 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
408 students
% Asian
16%
8%
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% Hispanic
2%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
14%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing and the percentage of Black community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
64%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing and the percentage of White community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
n/a
4%
% Unknown races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.54
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1%
30.22%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.55%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2013)
$47,800
$35,200

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $10,575 is less than the state average of $16,274. The private state tuition has declined by 19% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$10,575
$16,274
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
93%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$13,500
$13,841
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,125
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in St. Peter's Hospital College 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
100%
72%
This chart display the percent admitted of St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing and the community college average percent admitted of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 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: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing cost?

St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing's private state tuition is approximately $10,575.

What is the acceptance rate of St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing?

The acceptance rate of St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 72%.

What is St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing's ranking?

St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing ranks among the top 20% of community college in New York for: Percent of students receiving financial aid, Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation) and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 135 students
  • Private-state tuition: $10,575
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 36%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Albany County, NY community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Albany County, NY is Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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