Swedish Institute is conveniently located in the Chelsea section of Manhattan, in one of the most exciting cities in the world. The stimulating and vibrant environment of New York City makes attending college more than just a classroom experience. New York has the largest healthcare industry in the nation with 75 hospitals that include some of the most prestigious teaching hospitals in the country.
The main campus facility occupies three floors of a ten-story building at 226 West 26th Street. The Massage Therapy and Personal Training programs are housed in this facility, along with a bookstore and busy massage therapy public clinic. Classrooms are equipped with instructional resources, including massage tables, shiatsu mats, computer projectors, Internet access, anatomical charts and models as required by individual courses. The central administration is also housed at the 226 building.
New programs in Nursing, Surgical Technologist and Clinical and Administrative Medical Assistant are housed in a recently constructed facility at 151 West 26th Street, about a half-block from the main facility. The fourth floor at the 151 building contains a nursing skills laboratory, simulated operating room, wet lab for bioscience classes and a room devoted to medical assisting clinical laboratory and medical techniques training, including phlebotomy, electrocardiography and medical laboratory practice. These facilities are equipped with appropriate training equipment including a Laerdal Patient Simulation System for the nursing lab. All classrooms are equipped with overhead computer projectors and Internet access.
The ground floor at the 151 West 26th Street building houses a reception area, admissions offices, and a new Functional Training Facility for the Personal Training program that includes locker rooms and showers.
Lecture classrooms at Swedish Institute can generally accommodate from 25 to 35 students. Clinical and techniques classrooms can accommodate between 16 and 24 students, depending on the program and course.