Start your nursing career as a Practical Nurse with a one year training program

Browse our list of approved LPN programs in New York (NY)

Practical nursing careers are a booming field in today’s health care environment. In fact, despite the economic hardships the U.S. economy is experiencing, the field of nursing is still considered an integral profession and is consistently ranked among the career areas that have a myriad number of work opportunities. Students who choose to pursue a career in the field of vocational nursing will have the option to work within a nursing specialty field and also enjoy a diversity of work area choices as well, such as primary hospitals, community healthcare clinics and assisted living centers. For prospective LPN students, there are various license practical nursing courses accessible across the state of New York.

Available LPN Programs in New York

Broome Delaware-Tioga BOCES or Board of Cooperative Educational Services is situated in the central area of New York and offers a program that is a component of a large network of schools that offer cost-efficient education to comply with the needs of their students. Broome-Tioga BOCES was established in 1954 and has offered education courses to students for more than 5 decades. There are more than 100 programs currently offered including practical nursing (LPN). Classes are carried out in daytime hours. After graduating from an LPN program at Broome Delaware-Tioga BOCES, students can then apply for licensing in the state.

In the western portion of New York is Genesee Valley BOCES School of Practical Nursing, situated in Batavia. Enrolled students are required to accomplish coursework that comprises a total number of 1,200 classroom hours of preparatory curriculum for the LPN licensing test. All applicants in this particular program will also be required to submit a 2-page essay on the topic “Why do you want to become a nurse?” and complete an admissions exam. The actual coursework is comprised of 2 semesters with 5 programs in the first, and 8 programs in the second. A total grade of 80% should be maintained at all times.

LPN Career Outlook in New York

Licensed practical nurses in the state of New York make up 17% of the overall nurses in the city. The state garners an LPN comfort score of 398. Meanwhile, RN comfort scores in New York are rated slightly higher at 344. The requirements to start working as an LPN in the state of New York include an LPN course of approximately one year plus hands-on experience, license from the New York State Board of Nursing, CPR card and completion of the NCLEX-PN examinations.

LPN Training Programs in New York

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List of LPN Schools in New York (NY)

Complete list of New York schools that offer state approved LPN training programs:

Broome-Delaware-Tioga BOCES
Binghamton Education Center
435 Glenwood Road
Binghamton, NY 13905

Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES
Regional Education Center
1879 West Genesee St- Rd-
Auburn, NY 13021

Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES
R-W- Harold Center Sidney
East River Road Norwich, NY 1315

Madison Oneida BOCES
4937 Spring Road
Verona, NY 13478

Rome ACCESS Site
214 West Liberty Street
Rome, NY 13440

Utica ACCESS Site
508 Second Street
Utica, NY 13501

TriPlexus Building
4937 Spring Road
Verona, NY 13478

Rosetti Education Center
4937 Spring Road
Verona, NY 13478

Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES PN Program
Lee G- Peters Career Training Center
4500 Crown Road
Liverpool, NY 13090

Center for New Careers
250 Port Watson Street
Cortland, NY 13045

St- Camillus Health and Rehabilitation Center
813 Fay Road
Syracuse, NY 13219

Oswego County BOCES
Adult Careers Center
County Route 64
Mexico, NY 13114

Otsego-Delaware-Schoharie-Green BOCES
50 Dietz Street,
Suite O
Oneonta, NY 13820

State University of New York College of Technology at Delhi
Evendon Tower
Program of Practical Nursing
Delhi, NY 13753

Syracuse City Schools
573 East Genesee Street
Program of Practical Nursing
Syracuse, NY 13202

Educational Opportunity Center
305 Andrews Street
Rochester, NY 14604
585-546-8660, ext- 234

Isabella Graham Hart School of Nursing
Rochester General Hospital
333 Humboldt Street
Rochester, NY 14610

Marion S- Whelan School of Practical Nursing
Geneva General Hospital
196 North Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Steuben-Schuyler-Chemung-Tioga-Allegany BOCES
Center for Adult Education & Training
459 Philo Road
Elmira, NY 14903

Steuben-Allegany BOCES
Coopers Education Center
One Vocational Drive
Painted Post, NY 14870

Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES
121 Drumlin Court
Newark, NY 14513

Genesee-Livingston-Steuben-Wyoming BOCES
80 Munson Street
LeRoy, NY 14482

Genesee Valley BOCES-Batavia Campus
8250 State Street Road
Batavia, NY 14020

Genesee Valley BOCES-Mt- Morris Campus
27 Lackawanna Avenue
Mt- Morris, NY 14550

Genesee Valley BOCES- Warsaw Campus
450 North Main Street
Warsaw, NY 14569

Monroe 2 BOCES
3599 Big Ridge Road
Spencerport, NY 14559

Eastern Suffolk BOCES (Adult & Secondary Ext-)
Brookhaven Technical Center
350 Martha Avenue
Bellport, NY 11717

Western Suffolk BOCES (Adult Students)
Lewis A- Wilson Tech- Ctr-
Northshore Campus, 152 Laurel Hill Road
Northport, NY 11768

Hunter Business School
3601 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY 11756

State University of New York at Farmingdale (Adult Students)
2350 Route 110, Gleeson Hall, Room 347
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Suffolk County Community College- Eastern Campus
121 Speonk-Riverhead Rd
Riverhead, NY 11901-3499

Nassau VEEB PN Program (Adult Students)
899-A Jerusalem Avenue
Uniondale, NY 11513

Bronx Community College Practical Nursing Program
GT 1, Rm- 408
W- 181st Street & University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453

LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Avenue, Room E300B
Long Island City, NY 11101

Hostos Community College
475 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451

Medgar Evers College Practical Nursing Program
1650 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

Mildred Elley School
25 Broadway, Floor 16
New York, NY 10004
(212) 380-9004

Monroe College LPN Program
2501 Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468

Manhattan Adult Learning Center
Practical Nursing Program
212 West 120th Street, Rm- 307A
New York, NY 10027

Brooklyn Adult Learning Center
475 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216

Coler-Goldwater Hospital LPN Program
1 Main Street, Wing D42
Roosevelt Island, NY 10024

Clara Barton High School for Health
Professions, P-N- Program
901 Classon Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

Curtis H-S- P-N- Program
105 Hamilton Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301

Hillcrest H-S- P-N- Program
160-05 Highland Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11432
718-658-5407, ext- 201

Dutchess BOCES Practical Nursing Program
5 BOCES Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Southern Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program
85 Executive Boulevard
Elmsford, NY 10523

Orange-Ulster BOCES Practical Nursing Program
156 Dolson Avenue
Middletown, NY 10940

Putnam-Northern-Westchester BOCES
200 BOCES Drive
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Rockland BOCES Practical Nursing Program
65 Parrott Road
West Nyack, NY 10994

Ulster BOCES Practical Nursing Program
Occupational Center, P-O- Box 601
Port Ewen, NY 12466

Westchester Community College PN Program
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595

Sullivan County BOCES
6 Wierk Avenue
Liberty, NY 12754

Albany-Schoharie-Schenectady BOCES
1015 Watervliet-Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12205

Maria College LPN Program
700 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208

Mildred Elley- Albany, NY Campus
855 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206

Clinton-Essex-Warren-Washington BOCES
CV-TEC- P-N- Programs
1585 Military Turnpike
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Career Education Center Practical Nursing Program
212 County Highway 103
Johnstown, NY 12095

Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES
295 West Main Street
Ilion, NY 13357

Rensselaer-Columbia-Greene BOCES
Rensselaer Educational Center
35 Industrial Park Road
Troy, NY 12180

Rensselaer-Columbia-Greene BOCES
Hudson High School
215 Harry Howard Ave
Hudson, NY 12534

Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing
Burdett Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

SUNY College of Technology at Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES
Southern Division
Henning Road
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Ham-Essex-Northern BOCES
Southern Adirondack Education Center
1051 Dix Avenue
Hudson Falls, NY 12839

Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida BOCES
20104 NYS Route 3
Watertown, NY 13601

North Country Community College PN Program
Saranac Lake Campus
20 Winona Avenue
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
518-891-2915, ext- 302

North Country Community College
Malone Campus
College Avenue
Malone, NY 12953

North Country Community College
Ticonderoga Campus
11 Hawkeye Trail
Ticonderoga, NY 12883

St- Lawrence-Lewis BOCES
SUCT @ Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

Cattaraugus-Allegany-Erie-Wyoming BOCES
Belmont Center
5536 County Route 48
Belmont, NY 14813-9758

Cattaraugus-Allegany-Erie-Wyoming BOCES
Olean Center
1825 Windfall Road
Olean, NY 14760

Cattaraugus-Allegany-Erie-Wyoming BOCES
Ellicottville Center
Box 690, Route 242
Ellicottville, NY 14731

Erie I BOCES (Main Campus)
Practical Nursing Programs
355 Harlem Road
West Seneca, NY 14224

Erie 1 BOCES
Deaconess Center
1001 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14208
(716) 821-7191

Harkness Occupational Center
99 Aero Drive
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Erie 1 BOCES
Ken-Ton Career & Technical Center
151 Two Mile Creek Road
Tonawanda, NY 14150
(716) 821-7191

Erie 1 BOCES
Niagara Lutheran Home Rehabilitation Center
64 Hager Street
Buffalo, NY 14208
(716) 886-4377

Erie 1 BOCES
Potter Road Career and Technical Center
705 Potter Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
(716) 821-7331

Erie II Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES
Adult & Community Education Division
8685 Erie Road
Angola, NY 14006

Erie II Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES
Cassadaga Job Corps Center
8115 Glasgow Road
Cassadaga, NY 14718

Erie II Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES
Education Center
7008 Erie Road
Derby, NY 14047

Erie II Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES
New Hope Center
175 Jefferson Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14210

Erie II Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES
Jones Memorial Health Center
51 Glasgow Avenue
Jamestown, NY 14701

Jamestown Community College
Main Program
525 Falconer Street, P-O- Box 20
Jamestown, NY 14702

Jamestown Community College
Cattaraugus Campus
260 North Union Street, P-O- Box 5901
Olean, NY 14760

Niagara County Community College
PN Programs
3111 Saunders Settlement Road
Sanborn, NY 14132

Niagara County Community College
The Summit Extension Site
6929 Williams Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Orleans-Niagara BOCES
3181 Saunders Settlement Road
Sanborn, NY 14132

Trocaire College
360 Choate Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14220

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