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Profile of SUNY Health Science Center At Brooklyn

SUNY Downstate is located in a large city, in Brooklyn, NY. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at SUNY Downstate top out at the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study medicine and nursing and emergency medicine.

SUNY Downstate Selectivity

The admissions department at SUNY Downstate does not accept all those who apply.


Students at the school benefit from the low student/teacher ratio. The school s tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, the school tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student enrolment

SUNY Downstate offers classes to 1,598 students (1,326 full-time equivalent). Minorities are common at the school.

Student Life

Many students live in housing on or near campus.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"SUNY Downstate is the sole academic medical center located in the heart of one of our nations largest, most ethnically diverse, working class, urban communities. With our schools of higher education, our goal is to train the next generation of physicians, nurses, health care professionals and researchers serving our community and New York State. Through our research facilities, our mission is to advance the medical sciences to the community at large. Through our hospital and our educational affiliates, our mission is to serve the health care needs of 2. 9 million residents of Brooklyn and Staten Island. We aspire to have a staff that is representative of the diverse ethnic populations we serve and to become more efficient and cost effective in achieving our mission. "

SUNY Downstate Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Medicine199medicine, public health, neuroscience
Nursing and Emergency Medicine186registered nursing, various nursing, nurse anesthetist
Medical Support and Technology47physician assistant, radiation therapist
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy22occupational therapy
Therapy and Counseling21physical therapy
Science11molecular biology, bacteriology, anatomy
Medical Adminstration3health and medical administrative

Contact: SUNY Downstate

SUNY Health Science Center At Brooklyn

450 Clarkson Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11203-2098

General Phone: (718) 270-1000


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