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SUNY Upstate Medical University

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SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees.

Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care.

Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by its four colleges—Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region.

As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients.

The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.


Transfer Admissions Page:

Transfer Admissions Contact:

Wendy Meyer Wilson
Senior Assistant Director of Admissions


Articulation Agreements

General Articulation Agreement

General Articulation Agreement

This agreement is designed to promote the easy transition of qualified students from Mohawk Valley Community College to the upper-division programs in the College of Health Professions and the College of Nursing at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

This agreement encompasses the following programs at SUNY Upstate:

Upstate begins accepting applications on September 1st. Admissions is rolling until the program fills. For additional information, please visit:


2 2 Early Admissions Program for High School Seniors

2 2 Early Admissions Program

The 2 2 requires high school students to apply to SUNY Upstate and Mohawk Valley Community College. Students accepted into this program during their senior year of high school are guaranteed admissions, providing they maintain the GPA requirement and meet all conditions of acceptance, into one of the upper division programs at SUNY Upstate Medical University