SUNY Downstate Medical Center

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,670

3.09% growth from 2016

2016 Student Loan

1.47%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,792

82% Full-Time

About

SUNY Downstate Medical Center is a higher education institution located in Kings County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at SUNY Downstate Medical Center were Registered Nursing (137 degrees awarded), Physician Assistant (38 degrees), and General Health Services (25 degrees).

In 2017, 695 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. 69.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (297 degrees), 2.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (139 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at SUNY Downstate Medical Center is $6,670, which is $-7,330 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at SUNY Downstate Medical Center is $6,670, which is $-7,330 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2017, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,670

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at SUNY Downstate Medical Center was $6,670. The cost of tuition at SUNY Downstate Medical Center is $-7,330 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

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2017 Value

In 2017 SUNY Downstate Medical Center had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of SUNY Downstate Medical Center grew by 0%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

41%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at SUNY Downstate Medical Center received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 19.6% with respect to 2016, when 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

1.47%

2016 Default Rate

6

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at SUNY Downstate Medical Center was 1.47%, which represents 6 out of the 407 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

SUNY Downstate Medical Center has a total enrollment of 1,792 students. The full-time enrollment at SUNY Downstate Medical Center is 1,469 students and the part-time enrollment is 323. This means that 82% of students enrolled at SUNY Downstate Medical Center are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.2% White, 27.1% Asian, 18.9% Black or African American, 8.65% Hispanic or Latino, 1.45% Two or More Races, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (31%), followed by White Male (14.1%) and Black or African American Female (13.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (21.3%), followed by White Male (18%) and Asian Female (15.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,792 students. The full-time enrollment at SUNY Downstate Medical Center is 1,469 and the part-time enrollment is 323. This means that 82% of students enrolled at SUNY Downstate Medical Center are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at SUNY Downstate Medical Center was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), SUNY Downstate Medical Center had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    684

  2. Asian

    485

  3. Black or African American

    338

The enrolled student population at SUNY Downstate Medical Center is 38.2% White, 27.1% Asian, 18.9% Black or African American, 8.65% Hispanic or Latino, 1.45% Two or More Races, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 271 more women than men received degrees from SUNY Downstate Medical Center. The majority of degree recipients at SUNY Downstate Medical Center are white (297 degrees awarded). There were 2.14 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (139 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at SUNY Downstate Medical Center is Registered Nursing (137 degrees awarded), followed by Physician Assistant (38 degrees) and General Health Services (25 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (692 degrees awarded), Biology (3 degrees), and Engineering (0 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUNY Downstate Medical Center are Registered nurses (1,364,428 people), Physicians (509,425 people), Other managers (420,383 people), Software developers (363,331 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (305,294 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY Downstate Medical Center are Health (692 degrees awarded), Biology (3 degrees), and Engineering (0 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUNY Downstate Medical Center are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

The most specialized majors at SUNY Downstate Medical Center are Health (692 degrees awarded), Biology (3 degrees), and Engineering (0 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUNY Downstate Medical Center are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,897,179 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (507,516 people), Computer Systems Design (438,742 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (407,562 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (401,421 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY Downstate Medical Center are Health (692 degrees awarded), Biology (3 degrees), and Engineering (0 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

Most Common

  1. 137 degrees awarded

  2. 38 degrees awarded

  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at SUNY Downstate Medical Center was Registered Nursing with 137 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 212

  2. 483

In 2017, 212 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, which is 0.439 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (483).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 102 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Medicine, which is 1.17 times more than the 87 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 108 degrees were awarded to women at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Registered Nursing, which is 3.72 times more than the 29 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at SUNY Downstate Medical Center is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    297 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    139 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    135 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at SUNY Downstate Medical Center is white (297 degrees awarded). There were 2.14 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (139 degrees).

5.9% of degree recipients (41 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    209 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    115 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    88 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at SUNY Downstate Medical Center is white female (209 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (115 degrees).

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Operations

SUNY Downstate Medical Center has an endowment valued at nearly $19.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.49M (7.83%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, SUNY Downstate Medical Center had a total salary expenditure of $849M. SUNY Downstate Medical Center employs 58 Assistant professors, 36 Instructors, and 36 Associate professors. Most academics at SUNY Downstate Medical Center are Male Assistant professors (29), Female Assistant professors(29), and Female Instructors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY Downstate Medical Center are: Healthcare Practioners and Technical, with 242 employees, Service, with 133 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 116 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$19.1M

2017 Endowment

14.8%

growth from 2016

SUNY Downstate Medical Center has an endowment valued at about $19.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of SUNY Downstate Medical Center grew 14.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $26.7M - Federal

  2. $4.81M - State

  3. $5.99M - Local

As of 2017, SUNY Downstate Medical Center received $26.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.81M from state grants and contracts, and $5.99M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$379M

2017 Salaries

3.05%

growth from 2016

In 2017, SUNY Downstate Medical Center paid a median of $379M in salaries, which represents 44.7% of their overall expenditure ($849M) and a 3.05% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.39% decline from 2015 and a 7.22% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$23.4M

Instructional Salaries

170

Number of Employees

In 2017, SUNY Downstate Medical Center paid a total of $23.4M to 170 employees working as instructors, which represents 6.17% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $17.5M (13.8%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

58 Employees

Healthcare Practioners and Technical

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

242 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at SUNY Downstate Medical Center were Assistant professor with 58 employees; Instructor with 36 employees; and Instructor with 36 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY Downstate Medical Center were Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 242 employees; Service with 133 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 116 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at SUNY Downstate Medical Center was Male Assistant professor with 29 employees, Female Assistant professor with 29 employees, and Female Instructor with 25 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

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