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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in New York


Around 0.6% of New York's graduates graduate from nursing certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 3,138 licensed practical nurses graduate from New York's 51 LPN schools each year.

Top Schools

Farmingdale State College, which is located in Farmingdale, is the top-ranked school in New York that has a LPN program. It received a ranking of 48th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Farmingdale State College graduated no students from its LPN program. The tuition rate at Farmingdale State College was $6,093 per year.

The second-ranked school in New York with a LPN program is Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing, which is located in Clifton Park. In 2010, it was ranked 53rd nationwide. In 2010, 17 students graduated from Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing LPN program. Tuition at Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing was $8,599 per year.

Syracuse Central Technical Vocational Center, which is located in Syracuse, is the third-ranked school in New York that has a LPN program. It received a ranking of 55th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Syracuse Central Technical Vocational Center graduated 27 students from its LPN programs. Tuition at Syracuse Central Technical Vocational Center was $0 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New York LPN school, average tuition will be $2,788 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,492 per year to $13,010 per year. In 2010, the LPN schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New York were:

  1. Trocaire College - located in Buffalo, students are charged $13,010 per year
  2. Veeb Nassau County School of Practical Nursing - located in Uniondale, students are charged $13,000 per year
  3. Monroe College-Main Campus - located in Bronx, students are charged $12,200 per year

The following New York LPN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. CUNY LaGuardia Community College - located in Long Island City, students are charged $3,492 per year
  2. CUNY Bronx Community College - located in Bronx, students are charged $3,504 per year
  3. CUNY Hostos Community College - located in Bronx, students are charged $3,505 per year

A LPN certificate from a New York school... what next?

Most people who graduate from LPN school in New York go on to work as a licensed practical nurse. In 2010, there were 45,100 licensed practical nurses working in New York. The largest populations of New York licensed practical nurses are working in the following counties:

  1. Bergen County - 17,670 licensed practical nurses
  2. Nassau County - 5,860 licensed practical nurses
  3. Erie County - 4,120 licensed practical nurses

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 52,210 licensed practical nurses will be working in New York state. This would require the number of licensed practical nurses to grow by 14%.

Salary

A licensed practical nurse in New York makes an average of $42,730 per year. However, New York licensed practical nurses earned anywhere in the range from as less than $25,140 per year to more than $59,810 per year in 2010. A licensed practical nurse in the following New York counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bergen County - $49,510 per year
  2. Nassau County - $48,970 per year
  3. Dutchess County - $42,310 per year

The following counties in New York have the lowest average salaries for licensed practical nurses:

  1. Chemung County - $31,150 per year
  2. Allegany County - $34,350 per year
  3. Clinton County - $34,600 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional New York statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as LPN or RN to MSN.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Certificate in Nursing in New York

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 45,100 $42,730 -9.9%
 

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