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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.


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%.


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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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,436 miles from location Hamilton Fulton Montgomery BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Johnstown NY n/a n/a n/a
5,661 miles from location University at Buffalo Buffalo NY 39.6363 31% 28,881
5,344 miles from location Suffolk County Community College Selden NY 13.9764 n/a 24,822
5,388 miles from location CUNY LaGuardia Community College Long Island City NY 11.3502 n/a 17,028
5,384 miles from location SUNY Westchester Community College Valhalla NY 11.5369 n/a 14,147
5,388 miles from location CUNY Bronx Community College Bronx NY 8.94108 n/a 10,420
5,665 miles from location Niagara County Community College Sanborn NY 14.4216 n/a 7,279
5,388 miles from location CUNY Medgar Evers College Brooklyn NY 10.9633 n/a 7,080
5,361 miles from location Farmingdale State College Farmingdale NY 52.4784 60% 6,988
5,388 miles from location CUNY Hostos Community College Bronx NY 8.52097 n/a 6,187
5,385 miles from location Monroe College-Main Campus Bronx NY 26.2047 81% 5,068
5,499 miles from location SUNY College of Technology at Canton Canton NY 19.5555 39% 3,320
5,444 miles from location North Country Community College Saranac Lake NY 15.4783 n/a 2,198
5,659 miles from location Trocaire College Buffalo NY 18.5954 55% 1,153
5,531 miles from location Onondaga Cortland Madison BOCES Liverpool NY 28.051 n/a 912
5,406 miles from location Maria College of Albany Albany NY 19.7481 67% 852
5,406 miles from location Mildred Elley School Albany NY 17.7672 n/a 706
5,384 miles from location Metropolitan Learning Institute Rego Park NY 27.7974 n/a 555
5,340 miles from location Eastern Suffolk BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Patchogue NY 40.4151 100% 551
5,359 miles from location Western Suffolk BOCES Northport NY 22.5858 n/a 348
5,658 miles from location Erie 1 BOCES Buffalo NY 37.5534 100% 306
5,369 miles from location Veeb Nassau County School of Practical Nursing Uniondale NY 35.5812 n/a 198
5,629 miles from location Genesee Valley BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Batavia NY 28.2688 n/a 172
5,385 miles from location Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Elmsford NY 36.8431 100% 154
5,574 miles from location Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Newark NY 34.2831 87% 153
5,397 miles from location Dutchess BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Poughkeepsie NY 37.6156 100% 145
5,409 miles from location Washington Saratoga Warren Hamilton Essex BOCES-Practical Nursing Saratoga Springs NY 37.1967 71% 143
5,669 miles from location Erie 2 Chautauqua Cattaraugus BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Angola NY 32.4459 n/a 139
0 miles from location Albany BOCES-Adult Practical Nursing Program Albany NY 35.1503 100% 139
5,405 miles from location Ulster County BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Port Ewen NY 31.1653 100% 138
5,568 miles from location Schuyler-Steuben-Chemung-Tioga-Allegany BOCES Hornell NY 33.1704 57% 138
5,401 miles from location Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing Clifton Park NY 47.3766 83% 133
5,631 miles from location Cattaraugus Allegany BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Olean NY 1.86936 n/a 120
5,473 miles from location Herkimer County BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Ilion NY 34.6359 100% 116
5,417 miles from location Orange-Ulster BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Goshen NY 40.8155 81% 109
5,601 miles from location Isabella G Hart School of Practical Nursing Rochester NY 37.4835 n/a 97
5,395 miles from location Rockland County BOCES-Practical Nursing Program West Nyack NY 33.8214 100% 92
5,538 miles from location Oswego County BOCES Mexico NY 34.9652 100% 88
5,400 miles from location Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Troy NY 40.4415 88% 85
5,500 miles from location Madison Oneida BOCES - Practical Nursing Program Verona NY 23.1452 n/a 74
5,386 miles from location Putnam-Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program Yorktown Heights NY 43.4736 100% 73
5,507 miles from location Broome Delaware Tioga BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Binghamton NY 37.0706 100% 67
5,530 miles from location Jefferson Lewis BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Watertown NY 36.7324 73% 67
5,491 miles from location Delaware Chenango Madison Ostego BOCES-Practical Nursing Norwich NY 36.3978 n/a 67
5,467 miles from location Otsego Area BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Oneonta NY 40.966 100% 49
5,444 miles from location Sullivan County BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Liberty NY 36.4286 n/a 46
5,665 miles from location Orleans Niagara BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Sanborn NY 26.9681 n/a 45
5,420 miles from location Clinton Essex Warren Washington BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Plattsburgh NY 35.9081 88% 35
5,528 miles from location Syracuse Central Technical Vocational Center Syracuse NY 44.8346 100% 34
5,550 miles from location Cayuga Onondaga BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Auburn NY 32.7319 n/a 32
5,568 miles from location Marion S Whelan School of Nursing of Geneva General Hospital Geneva NY 26.6346 n/a 28

Curious what studying LPN gets you?

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

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