ABSN Program in Syracuse

Are you looking for an ABSN Program in Syracuse? Through Utica University’s 16-month ABSN program, you gain the vital nursing knowledge and skills needed for a fulfilling career. Our rigorous curriculum of online coursework, simulation labs, and clinical rotations provide you the groundwork necessary to navigate a nursing career.

We offer three start dates a year in January, May and August, to set you on a path towards earning your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BS in Nursing) and prepares you to become a competent registered nurse.

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Why Choose Syracuse for Nursing School?

While our ABSN program includes online learning, the ABSN program is not 100% online. Students need to attend the ABSN Learning Site in Syracuse for nursing simulation labs and travel to local healthcare facilities for clinical rotations. Fortunately, Syracuse is an excellent city to study nursing and start your nursing career.

Nurses are in High Demand

Registered nurses are in high demand across the nation, creating many opportunities for newly licensed nurses. New York ranks fourth in the country for employed registered nurses with 190,470 registered nurses, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and the Syracuse, NY Metro Area ranks fifth in the state for registered nurse employment with 7,740 nurses (BLS).

The projected employment is also promising. The Syracuse, NY Metro Area is projected to grow 17% between 2020 and 2030, with 14,430 projected annual job openings (BLS). There are also lucrative opportunities in Syracuse. According to the BLS, the median salary for registered nurses is $77,390.

Healthcare Network Connections

Our ABSN program in Syracuse includes clinical rotations, in which you will be placed at local healthcare facilities throughout the Syracuse area. While we cannot guarantee which facilities you will complete your clinical rotations, you will have the chance to deliver patient care in various healthcare settings and specialties, working alongside skilled healthcare workers.

Clinical rotations are also an opportunity to network and connect with healthcare professionals, potentially leading to job opportunities once you earn your nursing license.

More Benefits of Moving to Syracuse for Nursing School

Syracuse is not only a great place to start your nursing career, but also a great place to live. With restaurants, nature preserves, museums and sports, Syracuse is a vibrant city you can call home. While nursing school typically takes up much of your time, Syracuse offers a blend of nature and culture so you can always find something to do during your downtime.

Lower than National Average Cost of Living

Because our ABSN program in Syracuse is not completely online, students must be able to commute to our ABSN Learning Site. Fortunately, relocating to Syracuse has many benefits, especially its cost of living. Syracuse, NY’s cost of living is 11% lower than the national average, and 30% lower than New York state’s average. The average cost of housing is also 43% lower than the national average.

Area Attractions

No matter your interests, you are bound to find something exciting to explore in Syracuse. When you’re not attending simulation labs or preparing for exams, these popular Syracuse attractions are within driving distance of the Utica ABSN Syracuse Learning Site, and are a great way to unwind and relax:

Nearby Amenities

Syracuse boasts a variety of restaurants for all occasions, whether you are looking for a quick bite or want to introduce friends and family to the city. Here are some spots within driving distance to our learning site:

  • Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
  • Santangelo’s Restaurant – Italian
  • Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant
  • Bangkok Thai Restaurant

When your family and friends visit, there are many hotel options near Utica’s ABSN Syracuse Learning Site. There are also plenty of stores within driving distance to help you settle in a new city. Here are a few shopping locations where you can find what you need or spend your day:

  • CNY Regional Market – Farmer’s Market
  • Destiny USA Mall
  • Wegmans
  • Target

Attending Utica University’s Learning Site in Syracuse

The Utica University Learning Site in Syracuse is located at 290 Elwood Davis Road, Suite 200, Liverpool, NY 13088.

Our operating hours are between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and our contact number is 866-892-6747.

Explore Utica’s ABSN Syracuse Learning Site

The ABSN Learning Site also includes common areas where you can study on your own or in groups and serve as a meeting site with your fellow cohorts. The learning site also has a wheelchair accessible entrance and parking lot.

Enrolling in Utica’s ABSN Syracuse program gives you access to real world hospital equipment, so you can hone your skills on the path towards becoming a registered nurse. Our ABSN Learning Site in Syracuse houses nursing simulation labs, fully equipped with the equipment you will use throughout your career. You will also work with high-tech manikins at the learning site, preparing you to provide direct patient care during clinical rotations in the Syracuse area.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the admission requirements for the ABSN program?

To be eligible for Utica’s ABSN program, applicants must have a non-nursing bachelor’s degree, or at least 65 college credits, in which a minimum of 57 of those credits are from a four-year accredited college or university. Additionally, applicants must have at least an overall cumulative GPA of 2.8 and complete degree requirement courses.

What are the start dates for Utica’s ABSN program?

Utica’s ABSN program has three start dates a year in January, May and August.

What support does Utica offer to ABSN students?

At Utica, we take our ABSN students’ success seriously. As a result, our student resources include Success Coaches who are available to work one-on-one with students even before the program begins, assisting with academic, professional and personal issues. Our resources also include peer tutoring, study groups, course management plans and test prep.

Are You Ready to Move to Syracuse?

Utica University’s ABSN program in Syracuse is now enrolling. Through the program, you will receive a high-quality education, allowing you to earn your BS in Nursing in as few as 16 months.