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Swedish Institute a College of Health Sciences

226 West 26th Street, New York, NY

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If you're interested in getting your certification as a Massage Therapist, you should check out the Swedish Institute College of Health Science home of the oldest Massage Therapy program in the country. The Swedish Institute also offers programs in these other exciting fields:

  • Nursing
  • Clinical and Administrative Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Personal Training

Healthcare is the fastest growing career industry in the country. At Swedish College, their goal is to supply this market with well-trained health and wellness workers

Students learn and practice skills in a clinical setting. A massage clinic is set up on the campus and members of the community are encouraged to make appointments.

Swedish College is located in New York City, close to nightlife, entertainment, and cultural attractions.

Program tuition costs vary, but the massage therapy program costs around $28,000 and multiple forms of financial aid are available to students. Swedish College is a private school, and out-of-state residents pay the same price. The Massage Therapy program typically takes about two years to complete; but certificate programs usually can be completed within a year, so you can be working in your career by next year!

So if you're interested in starting a career in Massage Therapy, check out the Swedish Institute College of Massage and Health Science; the nation's oldest program. http://www.swedishinstitute.edu/index.php/massage-therapy.

Programs Offered

The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

- Massage Therapy (A)

  • Estimated loan repayment rate of 68% for former students*
  • Students who complete this program take, on average, $17,600 in student loans**
  • 250 students reported graduating last year

- Acupuncture (A, M)

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The overall cost students will pay at Swedish Institute a College of Health Sciences is approximately $14,200 after scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are taken into consideration. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. There may be an application fee required, please check with Swedish Institute a College of Health Sciences for more information. The financial aid department provides information and resources for students seeking out financial options. Their phone number is (212) 924-5900 x120. The figures listed are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $12,000-$15,000
  • For part-time students, charges are between $380-$460 per unit
  • Required fees for full-time students: $240

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships62%$3,332
Receiving Student Loans79%$3,944

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 7%.

Other Healthcare or Nursing Schools Nearby

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IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.