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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is a public institution situated in Brooklyn, New York. The city atmosphere of Brooklyn makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

107 Undergraduate Degrees
88 Graduate Degrees

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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University Rankings

We have ranked SUNY Downstate as #37 out of 1,284 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 126 colleges in New York, it is ranked at #13.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

SUNY Downstate has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#19 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SUNY Downstate.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#19 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards SUNY Downstate has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#9 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual
#52 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University?

Location of SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Contact details for SUNY Downstate are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203-2098
Phone: 718-270-2187
Website: www.downstate.edu/

How Do I Get Into SUNY Downstate?

You can apply to SUNY Downstate online at: sls.downstate.edu/admissions/apply_today.html

Can I Afford SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University?

1.4% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at SUNY Downstate is 1.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University Undergraduate Student Diversity

178 Full-Time Undergraduates
80% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 182 undergraduate students at SUNY Downstate, with 178 being full-time and 4 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  SUNY Downstate

There are also 1,717 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 178 full-time undergraduates at SUNY Downstate, 20% are male and 80% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  SUNY Downstate

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of SUNY Downstate Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 34
Black or African American 34
Hispanic or Latino 25
White 72
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 13

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 107 0 0 107
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 2 69 71
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery 0 1 13 14
Nursing Education 0 3 0 3
Clinical Nurse Specialist 0 0 0 0
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0 0
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0 0
Nurse Anesthetist 0 0 0 0
Nursing Practice 0 0 0 0
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 0 0 0 0
School Nursing 0 0 0 0
Women’s Health Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 107 6 82 195

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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