Description

Recognized throughout the entire state of New York as a leader in providing high-quality educational opportunities, services and academics, the Rockland County BOCES offers a Licensed Practical Nursing program that will prepare you for entry-level employment or for advanced education in the medical field.

To be considered eligible for the program, students must be at least 18 years of age, hold a high school diploma and successfully complete an entrance exam and interview. Admissions are competitive, so students are recommended to apply as early as possible.

Students who qualify for Rockland financial aid may be assisted through federal Pell grants and direct Stafford loans.

The Licensed Practical Nursing program is an intensive 1,080 clock hours. Students have the opportunity to complete it in a year, if taken full-time, or in two years, if taken part-time.

The program contains clinical components, in addition to academics, that you can complete at local health care facilities. Medical professionals will supervise you, so your experiences will provide you with the real-world knowledge.

Upon completion of the program, you will be eligible to take the New York Practical Nursing Licensure Examination. If you pass, you will be ready to look for employment as a licensed nurse, clinic nurse and office nurse, among other nursing vocations.

Quick Facts about Rockland County BOCES - Practical Nursing Program

Region

Northeast

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Students)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Tuition

$10,199

Retention Rate

74%

Enrollment

120

Students

Total Students
120

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
64%
Part-Time
36%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
77%
Out-of-State
23%

Gender of Students

Women
75%
Men
25%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
50%
Asian
10%
Caucasian
17%
Latino
15%
Other
8%

Students State Origin

New York
77%
Other
23%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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