The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

As a medical university, SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers high impact health-education programs in its five colleges and schools – Medicine, Nursing, Health Related Professions, Public Health, and Graduate Studies – and offers BS, MS, MPH, DrPH, DPT, PhD, and MD degrees to over 1,800 students. The campus also includes its own teaching hospital and a large research and biotechnology complex. Downstate, which traces its history back to 1860, is located in Brooklyn, New York, in the heart of the nation’s largest, most ethnically diverse urban community. The campus is known for excellence in clinical care and training, for the rich diversity of its students and faculty, and the vitality of its research programs. In 1998, one of Downstate’s faculty members, Dr. Robert F. Furchgott, received the Nobel Prize in Medicine.
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 44

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95%
5%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
95%
5%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
61%
36%
3%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in the Fall of 2010. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at SUNY Downstate Medical Center are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

SUNY Downstate Medical Center | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
SUNY DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2013-14
 
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Bachelor's degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center 0% 61% 89% 95% 95% 95%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center 0% 61% 89% 95% 95% 95%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Enrolled at SUNY Downstate Medical Center 98% 36% 7% 0% 0% 0%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Current Status Unknown 2% 3% 4% 5% 5% 5%