Upstate Medical University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,670

3.09% growth from 2016

2016 Student Loan

0.822%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,484

85.2% Full-Time

About

Upstate Medical University is a higher education institution located in Onondaga County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Upstate Medical University were Registered Nursing (24 degrees awarded), Other Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, & Treatment Professions (18 degrees), and Clinical Laboratory Technologist (15 degrees).

In 2017, 462 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Upstate Medical University. 65.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (329 degrees), 7.15 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (46 degrees).

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

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Upstate Medical University 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, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,670

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Upstate Medical University was $6,670. The cost of tuition at Upstate Medical University 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 Upstate Medical University 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 Upstate Medical University grew by 0%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Upstate Medical University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.9% with respect to 2016, when 77% 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.

0.822%

2016 Default Rate

3

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Upstate Medical University was 0.822%, which represents 3 out of the 365 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

Upstate Medical University has a total enrollment of 1,484 students. The full-time enrollment at Upstate Medical University is 1,265 students and the part-time enrollment is 219. This means that 85.2% of students enrolled at Upstate Medical University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Upstate Medical University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.7% White, 10.2% Asian, 6.27% Black or African American, 5.19% Hispanic or Latino, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.135% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0674% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Upstate Medical University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (60.1%), followed by White Male (20.9%) and Black or African American Male (3.68%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (35.8%), followed by White Male (29.3%) and Asian Male (7.35%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Upstate Medical University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,484 students. The full-time enrollment at Upstate Medical University is 1,265 and the part-time enrollment is 219. This means that 85.2% of students enrolled at Upstate Medical University 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 Upstate Medical University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Upstate Medical University 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

    1,019

  2. Asian

    151

  3. Black or African American

    93

The enrolled student population at Upstate Medical University is 68.7% White, 10.2% Asian, 6.27% Black or African American, 5.19% Hispanic or Latino, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.135% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0674% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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, 144 more women than men received degrees from Upstate Medical University. The majority of degree recipients at Upstate Medical University are white (329 degrees awarded). There were 7.15 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (46 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Upstate Medical University is Registered Nursing (24 degrees awarded), followed by Other Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, & Treatment Professions (18 degrees) and Clinical Laboratory Technologist (15 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Upstate Medical University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (439 degrees awarded) and Biology (23 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 Upstate Medical University are Registered nurses (1,352,813 people), Physicians (475,230 people), Pharmacists (178,256 people), Medical & health services managers (175,529 people), and Postsecondary teachers (157,454 people).

The most specialized majors at Upstate Medical University are Health (439 degrees awarded) and Biology (23 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 Upstate Medical University are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Upstate Medical University are Health (439 degrees awarded) and Biology (23 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 Upstate Medical University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,826,467 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (356,146 people), Offices of physicians (352,485 people), Elementary & secondary schools (336,487 people), and Outpatient care centers (257,579 people).

The most specialized majors at Upstate Medical University are Health (439 degrees awarded) and Biology (23 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 Upstate Medical University.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Upstate Medical University was Registered Nursing with 24 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 159

  2. 303

In 2017, 159 degrees were awarded to men at Upstate Medical University, which is 0.525 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (303).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 80 degrees were awarded to men at Upstate Medical University in Medicine, which is 1.11 times more than the 72 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 72 degrees were awarded to women at Upstate Medical University in Medicine, which is 0.9 times less than the 80 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 Upstate Medical University 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

    329 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    46 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Upstate Medical University is white (329 degrees awarded). There were 7.15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (46 degrees).

3.46% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    216 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    113 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Upstate Medical University is white female (216 degrees awarded). There were 1.91 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (113 degrees).

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Operations

Upstate Medical University has an endowment valued at nearly $68M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.59M (2.34%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Upstate Medical University had a total salary expenditure of $1.24B. Upstate Medical University employs 56 Assistant professors, 43 Professors, and 41 Associate professors. Most academics at Upstate Medical University are Male Professors (33), Male Assistant professors(31), and Male Associate professors (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Upstate Medical University are: Healthcare Practioners and Technical, with 281 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 105 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 92 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$68M

2017 Endowment

5.3%

growth from 2016

Upstate Medical University has an endowment valued at about $68M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Upstate Medical University grew 5.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $57.9M 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. $23M - Federal

  2. $4.25M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Upstate Medical University received $23M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.25M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$431M

2017 Salaries

5.38%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Upstate Medical University paid a median of $431M in salaries, which represents 34.7% of their overall expenditure ($1.24B) and a 5.38% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.03% growth from 2015 and a 4.1% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$16.2M

Instructional Salaries

153

Number of Employees

In 2017, Upstate Medical University paid a total of $16.2M to 153 employees working as instructors, which represents 3.76% 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

56 Employees

Healthcare Practioners and Technical

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

281 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Upstate Medical University were Assistant professor with 56 employees; Professor with 43 employees; and Professor with 41 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Upstate Medical University were Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 281 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 105 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 92 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Upstate Medical University was Male Professor with 33 employees, Male Assistant professor with 31 employees, and Male Associate professor with 27 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Upstate Medical University.

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