St. Joseph's College of Nursing
206 Prospect Ave, Syracuse, NY 13203
St. Joseph's College of Nursing in Syracuse, New York, is one of a handful of U.S. hospitals that has been recognized for nursing excellence by a leading nursing organization. St. Joseph’s has various degrees and scheduling options so that students of different backgrounds and with different scheduling needs may find a program that’s right for them.
St. Joseph’s main program is the two-year RN degree. Within this degree program, students may choose a weekday or weekend schedule. There is also a dual degree, which allows students to earn their associate’s at St. Joseph’s while simultaneously obtaining a bachelor’s from LeMoyne College.
All of St. Joseph’s programs include clinical assignments, which allow them to apply classroom concepts to work with patients.
Since St. Joseph is one of only a few schools that are recognized as a Magnet School for Nursing Excellence, students in all degree programs get a quality education.
Admissions requirements include a high school diploma or GED, possession of a CPR certificate and a passing score in such classes as:
The majority of admitted students are within the top half of their graduating high school class. LPN applicants should have a minimum grade point average of 85%, a professional recommendation and such pre-requisite classes as Medication Administration or Pharmacology.
However, St. Joseph’s is also flexible, offering conditional admissions to applicants who don’t meet these requirements.
Financial aid sources include federal Pell grants, state grants and loans, which are awarded based on financial need. There are also specialized grants, such as those for Native Americans. In addition, St. Joseph’s participates in veteran’s benefits and in scholarship programs sponsored by charitable organizations.
Quick Facts about St. Joseph's College of Nursing
Mid-size City Setting
Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
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