RN Programs in New York

New York RN Programs

RN programs in New York provide fantastic opportunities for an individual to begin a rewarding and challenging career as a registered nurse. Students can earn a degree in two to four years, and then start an exciting career path.

Those who graduate from RN programs in New York can find a great job outlook on the outside of the program. This is a career that is always in demand. Those who like working with people may enjoy a career in registered nursing.

Becoming an RN in New York

In order to becoming licensed as an RN in New York State, one must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED. He or she must also have completed an approved nursing education program. The applicant's education must:

  • Include NY training on identifying and reporting child abuse.
  • Have been at least a 2 year program in general professional nursing.
  • Have included approved infection control and barrier training

One who graduated from a foreign nursing school must also submit a credential evaluation report from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS).

In order to become licensed by examination, one must submit an application to the state and pass the NCLEX.

The individual must also have the nursing education program verify his or her education to the New York State Education Department. A practice permit may be granted to those who have never taken the NCLEX.

There is a fee of $143 for licensure and an additional $35 for permit. Foreign graduates must pass the TOEFL to obtain a permit.

One who is licensed in another state can become licensed by endorsement in New York. He or she must submit verification of the current license.

Additional Resources

New York RN Resources

RN Schools Near You & Online in New York

Excelsior College

Maria College

Memorial Hospital

  • 600 Northern Boulevard Albany, NY 12204
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    (518) 471-3221

SUNY College of Technology

  • 10 Upper College Drive Alfred, NY 14802
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Health Information Management-Associate, RN
    (800) 425-3733

Cayuga County Community College

  • 197 Franklin Street Auburn, NY 13021
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (315) 255-1743

Genesee Community College

  • One College Rd. Batavia, NY 14020
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (585) 343-0055

Queensborough Community College

  • 222-05 56th Avenue Bayside, NY 11364
    Programs: ADN, CNA, RN
    (718) 631-6262

Binghamton University

  • 4400 Vestal Parkway East Binghamton, NY 13902
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, BSN to DNP, Family Nurse Practitioner - certificate, MSN, Nursing PhD, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (607) 777-2000

Broome Community College

Suffolk County Community College

  • Crooked Hill Road Brentwood, NY 11717
    Programs: ADN, Health Information Management-Associate, RN
    (631) 851-6700

SUC at Brockport

Bronx Community College

  • 2155 University Avenue Bronx, NY 10453
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Radiography, RN
    (718) 289-5100

Hostos Community College

  • 500 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10451
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Radiography, RN
    (718) 518-4444

Lehman College

  • 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West Bronx, NY 10468
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, MSN, Nursing PhD, Pediatric Nursing, RN, RN to BSN
    (718) 960-8000

Kingsborough Community College

Long Island College Hospital

  • 339 Hicks Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (718) 780-1000

Long Island University

Medgar Evers College of CUNY

New York City Technical College

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

  • 450 Clarkson Ave Brooklyn, NY 11203
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, MSN, Nurse Anesthetist, Physician Assistant, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN
    (718) 270-1000

Long Island University

  • 700 Northern Boulevard Brookville, NY 11548
    Programs: BSN, Health Information Management-Bachelor's, MSN, Physician Assistant, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    1(800)548-7526

Daemen College

D’Youville College

  • 320 Porter Avenue Buffalo, NY 14201
    Programs: BSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner - certificate, MSN, Physician Assistant, Public Health Nursing, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (716) 829-8000

Erie Community College

Trocaire College

University at Buffalo

  • 12 Capen Hall Buffalo, NY 14261
    Programs: BSN, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Nursing PhD, RN
    (716) 645-2000

Finger Lakes Community College

SUNY College of Technology

  • 34 Cornell Drive Canton, NY 13617
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (315) 386-7011

Corning Community College

SUNY College of Technology

  • 2 Main St. Delhi, NY 13753
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    1(800)963-3544

Tompkins Cortland Community College

  • 170 North St. Dryden, NY 13053
    Programs: ADN, RN
    1(888)567-8211

Arnot Ogden Medical Center

  • 600 Roe Avenue Elmira, NY 14905
    Programs: Radiography, RN
    (607) 737-4100

Elmira College

Farmingdale State College

Adelphi University

  • 1 South Ave. Garden City, NY 11530
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, MSN, Nursing Administration, Nursing PhD, RN, RN to BSN
    1(800)233-5744

Nassau Community College

  • One Education Drive Garden City, NY 11530
    Programs: ADN, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, RN
    (516) 572-7501

Columbia-Greene Community College

Jamestown Community College

Fulton – Montgomery Community College

  • 2805 State Highway 67 Johnstown, NY 12095
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Radiography, RN
    (518) 736-3622

Sullivan County Community College

Stony Brook University

  • Stony Brook University Long Island, NY 11794
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, DNP, MSN, Physician Assistant, Psych Nursing - Certificate, Psychiatric Nursing, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (631) 632-6000

La Guardia Community College

North Country Community College

  • 75 William Street Malone, NY 12953
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    (518) 483-4550

Orange County Community College

  • 115 South Street Middletown, NY 10940
    Programs: ADN, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Radiography, RN
    (845) 344-6222

SUNYC of Technology at Morrisville

Dorothea Hopfer School of Nursing

College of New Rochelle

Borough of Manhattan Community College

  • 199 Chambers Street New York, NY 10007
    Programs: ADN, Health Information Management-Associate, RN
    (212) 220-8000

Columbia University

  • 116th Street and Broadway New York, NY 10027
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, DNP, MSN, Nursing PhD, RN
    (212) 854-1754

Helene Fuld College of Nursing

  • 24 East 120th Street New York, NY 10035
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (212) 616-7200

Hunter College of CUNY

  • 695 Park Ave. New York, NY 10065
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, Clinical Nurse Leader, Nursing PhD, Psych Nursing - Certificate, Public Health Nursing, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (212) 772-4000

New York Institute of Technology

New York University

Pace University

  • 1 Pace Plaza New York, NY 10038
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner - certificate, MSN, Physician Assistant, Psych Nursing - Certificate, Psychiatric Nursing, RN, RN to BSN
    (866) 722-3338

Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing

  • 776 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10001
    Programs: ADN, RN
    212-614-6110

Touro College

  • 27-33 West 23 Street New York, NY 10010
    Programs: ADN, Physician Assistant, RN
    (212) 463-0400

Mount Saint Mary’s College

New York Institute of Technology

Hartwick College

Dominican College

Clinton Community College

SUNY Plattsburgh

Pace University

Dutchess Community College

Adirondack Community College

College of Mt St Vincent

Monroe Community College

  • 1000 East Henrietta Road Rochester, NY 14623
    Programs: ADN, EMT Paramedic, Health Information Management-Associate, Radiography, RN
    (585) 292-2000

Nazareth College

Roberts Wesleyan College

St. John Fisher College

University of Rochester

  • 601 Elmwood Ave. Rochester, NY 14642
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, Accelerated MSN, BSN, BSN to DNP, Clinical Nurse Leader, DNP, Family Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner - certificate, Nursing PhD, Pediatric Nursing, Psych Nursing - Certificate, Psychiatric Nursing, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (585) 275-2121

Molloy College

Niagara County Community College

North Country Community College

Ellis Hospital

Suffolk County Community College

  • 533 College Road Selden Selden, NY 11784
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (631) 451-4000

College of Staten Island

St Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center of New York

Wagner College

  • One Campus Road Staten Island, NY 10301
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN, Physician Assistant, RN, RN to BSN
    (718) 390-3411

Ulster County Community College

SUNY HSC at Stony Brook

  • 101 Nicolls Road Stony Brook, NY 11794
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, MSN, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (631) 444-4000

Rockland Community College

  • 145 College Road Suffern, NY 10901
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (845) 574-4000

Crouse Hospital School of Nursing

  • 765 Irving Avenue Syracuse, NY 13210
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (315) 470-7481

Le Moyne College

Onondaga Community College

  • 4585 West Seneca Turnpike Syracuse, NY 13215
    Programs: ADN, Health Information Management-Associate, LPN, RN
    (315) 498-2622

St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center

Syracuse University

  • Syracuse University Syracuse, NY 13244
    Programs: BSN, RN
    (315) 443-1870

Hudson Valley Community College

  • 80 Vandenburgh Ave. Troy, NY 12180
    Programs: ADN, EMT Paramedic, Radiography, RN, Sonography
    (518) 629-4822

Samaritan Hospital

  • 2215 Burdett Avenue Troy, NY 12180
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    (518) 271-3300

The Sage Colleges

  • 65 1st St. Troy, NY 12180
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, MSN, Nursing PhD, RN, RN to BSN
    1(888)837-9724

Mohawk Valley Community College

  • 1101 Sherman Drive Utica, NY 13501
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Health Information Management-Associate, RN
    (315) 792-5400

St Elizabeth Medical Center

  • 2209 Genesee St. Utica, NY 13501
    Programs: ADN, Radiography, RN
    (315) 798-8100

Utica College

Westchester Community College

  • 75 Grasslands Road Valhalla, NY 10595
    Programs: ADN, LPN, Radiography, RN
    (914) 606-6600

Jefferson Community College

Erie Community College

Cochran School of Nursing

  • 967 North Broadway Yonkers, NY 10701
    Programs: ADN, CNA, RN
    (914) 964-4296