SUNY Upstate Medical University offers a comprehensive and dynamic education – including clinical experience – at SUNY tuition rates. With four colleges and our own teaching hospitals, Upstate is one of the country’s 155 academic medical centers. SUNY Upstate University includes new teaching facilities, extensive research laboratories, a cancer center, the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, and a level-one trauma center.
For our bachelor’s degree programs, Upstate offers the junior and senior years of college. Students transfer in after completing 60 credits of required college courses from a four-year or community college, and then complete their degree at Upstate.
Our graduate degree programs require a bachelor’s degree to enter, and students then earn their
master’s or doctoral degrees.
As our degree programs are highly specialized, we strongly urge prospective students to shadow
professionals in the health care career they are considering, and this is a requirement for some
With small classes and a faculty committed to the success of all students, SUNY Upstate can proudly point to the excellent passing rates graduates have on state licensure exams. Each year, SUNY Upstate celebrates medical residency matches that consistently exceed the national average. Our programs have superb job placement rates, and many students have positions in their field lined up before they graduate.
It’s your future. Make it better at SUNY Upstate.