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IPEDS ID: 196255
OPE ID: 00283900
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SUNY Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11203-2098
General information:  (718) 270-1000
Website:  www.downstate.edu/
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  1,799 (352 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  10 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Institutions--Medical schools and medical centers
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
None
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2012Full timePart time
Total faculty391102
Instructional38398
Research and public service84
Total graduate assistants-79
Instructional-53
Research-26
Average tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
Undergraduate student tuition and fees
In-state tuition$5,870
In-state fees$545
Out-of-state tuition$15,320
In-state fees$545
Graduate student tuition and fees
In-state tuition$9,870
In-state fees$545
Out-of-state tuition$18,350
Out-of-state fees$545
Alternative Tuition Plans
  • No alternative tuition plans are offered by this institution.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid111934%$610,514$5,130
Pell grants7220%$315,137$4,377
Federal student loans17449%$1,411,196$8,110
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2012-2013, therefore net price information was not reported.
Fall 2012
Total enrollment1,799
Undergraduate enrollment352
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment201
Graduate enrollment1,447
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 61%
Part-time: 39%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 21%
Female: 79%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 16%
Black or African American: 23%
Hispanic/Latino: 11%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 1%
White: 42%
Two or more races: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 20%
25 and over: 80%
Age unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2011.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 74%
Part-time: 26%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $50
  • This institution does not admit full-time first-time degree/certificate-seeking students, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Molecular Biology--8-
Neuroscience--5-
Category total--13-
Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering--3-
Category total--3-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing-21--
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other-0--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General21---
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing-5--
Medical Informatics-21--
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist21---
Medicine--212-
Nurse Anesthetist-11--
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery-17--
Occupational Therapy/Therapist-33--
Physical Therapy/Therapist--21-
Physician Assistant25---
Public Health, General-33--
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other-0-0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1038--
Category total1701492330
Grand total1701492490
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)7/1/1952 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses4/30/1971 -  Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)2/5/1954 -  Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs(!)1/1/1969 -  Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist6/1/1968 -  Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels4/15/2005 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels4/15/2005 -  Accredited
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the certificate, master's, or doctoral degree level(!)11/1/1952 -  Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate programs offered outside schools of public health6/11/2005 - 10/16/2010Resigned
Public Health (PHG) - Graduate schools of public health10/16/2010 -  Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree7/1/1942 -  Accredited
New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs11/1/2002 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations100
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery602
Aggravated assault6103
Burglary1129
Motor vehicle theft200
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate2.1%2.4%
Number in default79
Number in repayment332375
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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National Center for Education Statistics - http://nces.ed.gov
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