State University of New York Upstate Medical University

Syracuse, New York, United States
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.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



State University of New York Upstate Medical University traces its origins to 1834 with the opening of one of the nation's first medical schools in Geneva, NY. Syracuse University took over the Geneva Medical College in 1871 and renamed it the College of Medicine at Syracuse University.


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.


This office oversees compliance, research integrity, responsible conduct of research, tech transfer, and industry outreach.Research administration provides service to faculty and staff seeking to obtain research funding. The sponsored programs post-award office provides comprehensive grants management services once a research account has been established.


The resources on these pages will help you plan for your career and offer practical advice on such things as CV and resume writing, interviewing skills, and application processes. In addition, you'll find useful information relative to summer opportunities and professional development.


Student services

  • Only Upstate affiliated individuals reside in Geneva Tower
  • Card access at all entry points
  • On call Resident Director and Resident Staff on premises
  • Personal Escorts provided 24/7
  • Brand new, State of the art facility (LEED Silver Design).
  • All inclusive monthly rate - includes utilities, Time Warner cable; access to Upstate's Campus Intranet; wireless internet, air conditioned units.
  • Fully furnished!
  • On site fitness facility and study rooms.
  • Rental Payment may be deferred against financial aid.
  • Study rooms are available 24 hours a day for individual and group study.

Housing services

As International Student Advisor, my goal is to help you attain the best academic and cultural experience at SUNY Upstate Medical University, through your engagement in diverse educational and social experiences, while complying with US federal immigration regulations. I am here to help you adjust to the academic and cultural environment in the US, the Syracuse community, and to provide you with information to help guide you to maintain legal F-1 status, and educate you about the F-1 student benefits that you are eligible for.

Library services

Our MissionThrough its exemplary customer services, the Upstate Health Sciences Library ensures the discoverability and accessibility of the information resources needed to promote a healthy community.

  • FRC at Golisano Children's Hospital
  • FRC at Upstate Cancer Center

ICT services

  • Group ICA Toolbox (GIFT and EEGIFT)
  • Fusion ICA Toolbox (FIT)
  • Functional Network Connectivity (FNC)
  • Group Inter-participant Correlation (GIPC)
  • Laterality User Interface(LUI)
  • Square-root Cubature Kalman Filter (SCKS)
  • fMRI Simulation Toolbox (SimTB)
  • Wavelet Denoising Toolbox (WaveIDiot)
  • Polyssifier
  • Pl2mind
  • 4D FFT toolbox
  • sMRI Simulator
  • IRVI

Medical services

  • Evaluation and treatment of acute illness and injuries, and ongoing medical conditions. Referrals for specialty care are arranged when necessary.
  • Annual Health Assessments and tuberculin skin testing
  • Women's Health services & contraceptive counseling PDF Icon
  • Physical exams & immunization updates for clinical rotations
  • Allergy injections
  • Referrals for specialist services when necessary

Student Life

Campus life

Upstate Medical University's campus spans from our hospital and clinical facilities, to academic and research facilities, to residential and campus activity facilities.

Sports facilities

If you want a good workout, the CAB offers a variety of athletic programs and excellent athletic facilities.

  • Indoor pool (5 lanes, 25 yards)
  • Sauna
  • Stair climbers, aerobic bikes, rower, treadmills, and elliptical machines
  • Racquetball/handball court
  • Nautilus exercise room
  • Free weight workout room
  • Gymnasium
  • Two outdoor tennis courts
  • Outdoor running track
  • Free weight workout room
  • Modern locker rooms

Student clubs

With over 50 student organizations, class activities and student governments—there is definitely something for everyone.

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • Anastomosis
  • Anesthesiology Club
  • Cardiology Club
  • Chinese Student Association
  • Christian Medical Fellowship
  • Colleges Against Cancer
  • Dermatology Interest Group
  • Docs for Tots
  • Elizabeth Blackwell Day
  • Emergency Medicine Interest Group
  • Endocrinology Club
  • Family Medicine Student Organization
  • Jewish Medical Association
  • Ophthalmology Club
  • Physical Therapy Club
  • Psychiatry Club
  • Public Health Interest Group
  • Radiology Club
  • Secular Student Organization
  • Students for Life
  • Surgery Club
  • Upstate Art Club
  • Upstate Veterans' Association *
  • Urology Club
  • Vocal Music Club
  • Wilderness Medicine Interest Group


  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA)

Syracuse, New York, United States