Upstate University Hospital

About Upstate University Hospital

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.


Student Researcher

June 2019 - August 2019 Syracuse, NY
“I got to do psychology research and clinical work. This inspired me to finally change my major from biology to psychology (which used to be my minor). So, I loved it. ”

Graduate student researcher

June 2019 - August 2019 Syracuse, NY
“Learning what it was like to live as a graduate student and meet all the other students from around the world that were in this program.”
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What is it like daily as a Resident Physician at SUNY Upstate Medical University?

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