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Accredited Nursing Schools in New York

In New York and in other US states, our experts help nursing students and nursing schools connect. Below is our list of nursing schools in New York accredited by at least one of the two major US nursing commissions: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC or NLN). Browse our list of accredited online nursing schools and New York campus locations, then request free information from any or all New York nursing schools that have provided online information request forms. To view another US state, please visit our all nursing schools guide home page.

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Nursing Schools Explore your nursing or healthcare career opportunities with a top ranked university through The College Network. The College Network is a partnership of well known universities in the United States. For strategic reasons, these universities have joined together to share technology and best practices. The College Network offers accredited LVN / LPN to RN, Diploma RN to BSN, RN to BSN, LVN / LPN to BSN, RN to MSN and Health Care Administration Master Degree programs online and in home study formats. Nursing school degrees are accredited by either the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC or NLN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the same accreditations as nursing schools in New York with traditional on campus based nursing school programs. Dynamic programs allow you to complete general education and elective courses using comprehensive learning materials to pass proficiency exams (CLEP, Prometric, DANTES). Local clinicals are made available at nursing schools in New York with no clinical testing, and costs are kept low with the added benefit of guaranteed financing.

New York Nursing Schools No classes to attend, complete virtually 100% of your coursework from the comfort of your home. Currently licensed LPN's and RN's in New York are pre-approved for financing. Fast-track options are available for most New York nursing programs, however, you can complete your coursework at your own pace. Academic advisors are available 8am to 11pm Monday through Friday, and The College Network guarantees your academic success. Currently The College Network education partners are the National League for Nursing, Angelo State University, Bellevue University, Boston University, Cornell University, Deaconess College, Indiana State University, Regis University, Salve Regina University, University of Southern California, and Vicennes University. The first step to advancing your nursing career is to request free information from The College Network.

New York Nursing Degrees: Request Free Info

  • Licensed Practical Nurse to Associate of Science in Nursing LPN to ASN
    Note: commonly referred to as LPN to Registered Nurse LPN to RN
  • Licensed Practical Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing LPN to BSN
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing LVN to BSN
    Note: LVN to BSN please select "LPN to BSN" when requesting info
  • Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing RN to BSN
  • Diploma/Foreign Trained RN to BSN (must be licensed RN)
  • Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing RN to MSN
  • Master of Science in Nursing MSN, BSN to MSN

New York Healthcare Degrees: Request Free Info

  • Bachelor of Business Administration with Minor in Healthcare
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (Informatics)
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Administration with Healthcare Minor
  • Master of Business Administration MBA Healthcare Management
  • Master of Science in Healthcare Administration

Accredited Nursing Schools in New York

RNs: All registered nurses in the state of New York must have a license to practice. Those individuals interested in pursuing nursing careers in New York must be at least 18 years of age and successfully complete a nursing program from an accredited learning institution or nursing school. The minimal accepted forms of education in the state include at least a two year nursing degree or diploma. Students must also apply to and successfully complete the NCLEX-RN exam in order to be considered for licensure. Individuals must also complete coursework or training in the identification and reporting of child abuse offered by a New York state approved provider. There are approximately 165,730 registered nurses practicing in New York.

LPNs: There are approximately 45,130 licensed practical nurses practicing in New York. For those interested in pursuing a career as an LPN, all LNPs must be licensed by the state to practice in New York. They must be at least 17 years of age, be at least a high school graduate or the equivalent, and meet educational and examination requirements to become licensed. To meet education requirements, individuals must successfully complete a nine-month program in practical nursing that is approved by the state or a have a degree in a general nursing area. Individuals must also successfully complete the NCLEX-PN to apply for licensure.

The Best Cities in New York for Nursing Jobs 

  • New York City. Being the largest city in the U.S. with a population of over 8.1 million, it’s no surprise that the city is home to a number of hospitals and medical centers. New York City also has a significant impact on many industries in the U.S. and is the hub to many fields, businesses, and enterprises. In addition, it’s skyline is universally recognized and the city is home to some of the tallest buildings in the world.
    • RNs: New York City employs approximately 95,290 RNs, with the average salary coming to $81,340 annually.
    • LPNS: New York City employs approximately 31,160 LPNs, with the average salary coming to $49,060 annually.
  • Nassau. Having a population of over 1 million people, the Nassau area is also home to several area hospitals and medical centers. Nassau county is rich in arts, culture, and history and has plenty of options for outdoor adventures, parks, and reserves for residents and visitors to enjoy. The area is also one of the richest counties in the U.S. and is home to numerous colleges and universities.       
    • RNs: Nassau employs approximately 24,490 RNs, with the average salary coming to $77,010 annually.
    • LPNS: Nassau employs approximately 5,850 LPNs, with the average salary coming to $47,010 annually.
  • Buffalo. Being the second largest city in the New York, Buffalo has a large economic health care sector, with some of the city’s top employers having businesses in the health care industry. The city is home to many bioinformatics and human research groups as well as banking and finance enterprises and many other technology and services-oriented private sector companies.       
    • RNs: Buffalo employs approximately 10,800 RNs, with the average salary coming to $61,360 annually.
    • LPNS: Buffalo employs approximately 4,020 LPNs, with the average salary coming to $36,420 annually.

 Major Hospitals in New York

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital. This hospital is one of the most comprehensive university hospitals in the world, with leading specialists in every field of medicine. New York Presbyterian Hospital has been awarded and recognized by U.S. News and World Report for being one of America’s best hospitals, has been recognized for having America’s top doctors, and of the 1,119 top doctors listed by New York’s 2010 Best Doctors, 186 of the physicians practice at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
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  • Mount Sinai Hospital. Located in New York, Mount Sinai Hospital is one of the oldest and largest teaching hospitals in the country. The hospital has been ranked as U.S. News & World Report’s best hospitals in 11 specialities. Their programs in geriatrics, digestive disorders, neurology and neurosurgery, heart, ear-nose-throat, kidney disease, cancer, gynecology, and orthopedics are amongst the best in the country.
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  • Lenox Hill Hospital. Located in Manhattan, Lenox Hill Hospital is well known for its excellence in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, orthopedics, sports medicine, head and neck surgery, and maternal and child health. The hospital is also recognized as a leader in public health education and community outreach and has continued to be an innovative leader in many fields.
     
  • Bellevue Hospital Center. Located in Manhattan, this hospital is the oldest public hospital in the U.S. and serves as a primary referral center for cardiac catheterization, heart disorders, cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, and physical rehabilitation. This hospital also strives to treat its patients with quality care.
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  • Hospital For Special Surgery. Located in New York, this hospital specializes in orthopedic surgery and the treatment of rheumatologic conditions. It is the oldest orthopedic hospital in the United States and is considered one of the top hospitals in the world for joint replacement. The hospital has been ranked #1 in orthopedics, #3 in rheumatology, and #16 in neurology by U.S. News and World Report.
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Adelphi University School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Garden City, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1896
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.adelphi.edu

Albany State University School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Albany, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: N/A
Nursing Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Nursing School Website: http://www.asurams.edu

Binghamton University Decker School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Binghamton, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN, PHD
School Founded In: 1946
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.binghamton.edu

College of Mount Saint Vincent School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Riverdale, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1911
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.cmsv.edu

The College of New Rochelle School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: New Rochelle, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1904
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.cnr.edu

College of Staten Island of the City University of New York School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Staten Island, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1955
Nursing Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Nursing School Website: http://www.csi.cuny.edu

Columbia University School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: New York, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN, PHD
School Founded In: 1754
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.columbia.edu

Daemen College School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Amherst, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1947
Nursing Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Nursing School Website: http://www.daemen.edu

Dominican College of Blauvelt School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Orangeburg, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1952
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.dc.edu

D’Youville College School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Buffalo, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1908
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.dyc.edu

Elmira College School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Elmira, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN
School Founded In: 1855
Nursing Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Nursing School Website: http://www.elmira.edu

Excelsior College School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Albany, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1970
Nursing Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Nursing School Website: http://www.excelsior.edu

Hartwick College School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Oneonta, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN
School Founded In: 1797
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.hartwick.edu

Hunter College of the City University of New York Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: New York, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1870
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu

Keuka College School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Keuka Park, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN
School Founded In: 1890
Nursing Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Nursing School Website: http://www.keuka.edu

Lehman College The City University of New York School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Bronx, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1931
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.lehman.cuny.edu

Long Island University Brooklyn School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Brooklyn, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1926
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.liu.edu

Long Island University CW Post School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Brookville, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1954
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.cwpost.liu.edu

Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Brooklyn, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN
School Founded In: 1969
Nursing Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Nursing School Website: http://www.mec.cuny.edu

Mercy College School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Dobbs Ferry, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1951
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.mercy.edu

Molloy College School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Rockville Centre, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1955
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.molloy.edu

Mount Saint Mary College School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Newburgh, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1960
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.msmc.edu

Nazareth College of Rochester School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Rochester, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1924
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.naz.edu

New York University School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: New York, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN, PHD
School Founded In: 1831
Nursing Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Nursing School Website: http://www.nyu.edu

Pace University Lienhard School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: New York, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1906
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.pace.edu

Plattsburgh State University of New York School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Plattsburgh, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN
School Founded In: N/A
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.plattsburgh.edu

Roberts Wesleyan College School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Rochester, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN
School Founded In: 1866
Nursing Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Nursing School Website: http://www.roberts.edu

The Sage Colleges School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Troy, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: N/A
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
    and National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Nursing School Website: http://www.sage.edu

St. Francis College School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Brooklyn Heights, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN
School Founded In: N/A
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.stfranciscollege.edu

St. John Fisher College School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Rochester, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1948
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.sjfc.edu

Saint Joseph’s College New York School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Brooklyn, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN
School Founded In: 1916
Nursing Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Nursing School Website: http://www.sjcny.edu

State University of New York Buffalo School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Buffalo, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1846
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.buffalo.edu

State University of New York College Brockport School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Brockport, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN
School Founded In: 1867
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.brockport.edu

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Brooklyn, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1858
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.downstate.edu

State University of New York Health Sciences Center Stony Brook School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Stony Brook, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1957
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.sunysb.edu

State University of New York Institute of Technology at Utica-Rome School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Utica, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1966
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.sunyit.edu

State University of New York New Paltz School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: New Paltz, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1828
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.newpaltz.edu

State University of New York Plattsburgh School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Plattsburgh, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN
School Founded In: 1889
Nursing Accredited By:
Nursing School Website: http://www.plattsburgh.edu

State University of New York Upstate Medical University College of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Syracuse, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1950
Nursing Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing School Website: http://www.upstate.edu

Syracuse University School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Syracuse, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: N/A
Nursing Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Nursing School Website: http://www.syr.edu

University of Rochester School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Rochester, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN, PHD
School Founded In: 1850
Nursing Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Nursing School Website: http://www.rochester.edu

Wagner College School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Staten Island, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN, MSN
School Founded In: 1883
Nursing Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Nursing School Website: http://www.wagner.edu

York College of the City University of New York School of Nursing
Nursing School Location: Jamaica, New York
Nursing Degree Programs: BSN
School Founded In: 1967
Nursing Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Nursing School Website: http://www.york.cuny.edu