Admission to the College of Nursing is competitive. In selecting students, the Admissions Committee considers previous academic performance, letters of recommendation and a personal statement of professional experience and goals.

Prospective students are strongly encouraged to begin the application process one year in advance of matriculation and to seek preadmission advisement. You may apply to a program while working to fulfill the

The admissions committee considers only those who have submitted complete applications. It is your responsibility to determine if your application is complete by contacting:

Office of Student Admissions at 315 464-4570

Although New York state residents are given preference, out-of-state applicants are welcome and admitted each year.

Preadmission Advisement

We recommend you seek preadmission advisement 10 to 12 months prior to the date of your anticipated matriculation. In this session, an admissions counselor provides you with guidance and assistance in meeting the admissions requirements. Appointments for preadmission advisement may be made by calling the Office of Student Admissions at 315-464-4570. Please bring to your appointment photocopies of academic records, including nursing school transcripts, transcripts from all other colleges or universities attended, and semester grade reports. Applicants who are unable to travel to the College of Nursing for an advisement session should send a cover letter and copies of academic records to the:

Office of Student Admissions
1215 Weiskotten Hall
SUNY Upstate Medical University
766 Irving Avenue
Syracuse, NY-13210 OR
Fax them to: 315 464-8867.

Joyce Griffin-Sobel, PhD, RN

Joyce Griffin-Sobel, PhD, RN
Dean, College of Nursing
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The faculty at the College of Nursing will prepare you for a fulfilling career in practice, education and research. We are at the forefront of new ventures in nursing education.