Welcome & History

Welcome to Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital!

Here you will find information about our program options, curriculum, admission processes and financial aid. We are pleased you are exploring what we have to offer and encourage you to choose Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital for your professional nursing education.

Now is a significant and exciting time for the profession of nursing. Highly skilled, competent, caring professionals are in high demand and the opportunities are endless. The mission of Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital strives to meet that demand. The College’s proud history illustrates a dedication to academic excellence and service to the community.

Our curriculum and affiliation with Crouse Hospital, a facility recognized for providing the best in patient care, allows students to attain the skills, knowledge and experiences that are essential to nursing and will guide you on your path of lifelong learning. There is no doubt that our dedicated and talented faculty and staff will help you reach your goals and we invite you to start your professional nursing journey at the Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital.

History

Experience Nursing: Today, Tomorrow, Forever

The opportunity to obtain an Associate Degree in Applied Science with a Major in Nursing is here in Syracuse, New York. Pomeroy College of Nursing, located in the heart of the University hill area, is housed in the beautiful Harry and Lillian Marley Education Center, a contemporary, high-tech facility, across from Crouse Hospital. The college offers excellent preparation for a wide variety of nursing career opportunities. Known for extensive clinical hours and a sophisticated simulation center, students graduate with confidence in their ability to begin their career as exceptional practitioners in the field of nursing.

The college offers competitive tuition and is sensitive to the student who may be a new high school graduate or individuals seeking a second career. Graduates of Pomeroy have many options toward completion of advanced degrees and those actively seeking employment typically secure a nursing position within six months.

In 1991, the Marley Education Center was opened and currently houses the college of nursing. Pomeroy College of Nursing has a 100 year history of educating men and women to provide safe, effective nursing care. In 1997, the school was renamed Crouse Hospital School of Nursing to reflect the name change of the hospital. In 2015, the name was changed to Pomeroy College of Nursing. The College has approximately 5,000 graduates who have practiced nursing in the central New York region and around the country.

Once a three year diploma program, in 1990 the program was registered with the New York State Education Department as a two year associate degree program. Graduates are now granted an Associate Degree in Applied Science, with a major in Nursing. The college currently offers class and clinical during day and evening, as well as a 5-semester program, to meet the needs of today’s student.