LPN to ADN Programs in New York

New York state hospital nursing vacancies are brimming and are constantly on the rise. According to a state workforce survey, many of these hospitals have reduced staff or have resorted to freezing their hiring process due to the 2009-2010 economic crisis. Yet the economy is faring well these past years and about 80% of hospitals in this state are now anticipating hiring more nurses, with Long Island at the very top of that list.

New York ranks third in the entire country when it comes to registered nurse employment with 282,108 licensed RNs. Earning as much as $77,316; registered nurses in this state have a lot to look forward to in terms of lucrative living and even career advancement.

Leading Colleges That Offer LPN to RN Programs

NY has a lot of colleges that offer LPN to RN program throughout the state. Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing is one of these schools. It is a rural hospital-affiliated learning institution which trains licensed practical nurses in their choice to continue their education and become RNs.

The LPN program which lasts for a year is composed of 20 college credits which costs less than $10,000 USD. The college has produced more than 1,600 nursing graduates since 1956.

An LPN student receives 600 clinical hours in this college. Graduates can have immediate placement when they want to continue their education which leads to the Associate in Applied Science degree (Major in Nursing).

Monroe College right smack at the Bronx District in New York City has an Associate Degree program. Their 1+1 program allows students to complete the Practical Nursing program during the first year and the RN program during the second year. A licensed practical nurse can directly enroll to the RN program that focuses on healthcare delivery. Modern facilities await the right candidates which include pharmacy and science labs as well as the HumanPatientSimulationCenter (a unique feature that sets them apart from many other nursing schools).

The Crouse Hospital College of Nursing is located in Central New York. This school offers a two-year associate degree nursing program that incorporates both clinical and classroom components. One of the program options is the LPN to RN track. Almost a hundred percent of graduates from this nursing school pass the Registered Nurse licensure examination. These same graduates easily find a job within just half a year. About 87 LPN students receive the Associate Degree each year. 

Molloy College

Molloy College


1000 Hempstead Ave
Rockville Centre, NY 11571
(516) 678-5000

Farmingdale State College

Farmingdale State College


2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735
(516) 420-2000

Jamestown Community College

Jamestown Community College


525 Falconer St
Jamestown, NY 14701
(716) 338-1000

Jamestown Community College - Cattaraugus County Campus

Jamestown Community College - Cattaraugus County Campus


260 N. Union Street. P.O. Box 5901
Olean, NY 14760

Jefferson Community College

Jefferson Community College


1220 Coffeen St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315) 786-2200

Morrisville State College

Morrisville State College


80 Eaton Street
Morrisville, NY 13408
(315) 684-6000

Orange County Community College

Orange County Community College


115 South St
Middletown, NY 10940
(845) 344-6222

Rockland Community College

Rockland Community College


145 College Rd
Suffern, NY 10901
(845) 574-4000

Suffolk County Community College

Suffolk County Community College


533 College Rd
Selden, NY 11784
(631) 451-4110

Finger Lakes Community College

Finger Lakes Community College


3325 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585) 394-3500

Cayuga County Community College

Cayuga County Community College


197 Franklin Street
Auburn, NY 13021
(315) 255-1743

Corning Community College

Corning Community College


1 Academic Dr
Corning, NY 14830
(607) 962-9011

Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital

Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital


765 Irving Ave
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 470-7481

CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College

CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College


199 Chambers St
New York, NY 10007
(212) 220-8000

CUNY Bronx Community College

CUNY Bronx Community College


2155 University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453
(718) 289-5100

CUNY Hostos Community College

CUNY Hostos Community College


500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451
(718) 518-4444

CUNY LaGuardia Community College

CUNY LaGuardia Community College


31-10 Thomson Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 482-7200

CUNY Queensborough Community College

CUNY Queensborough Community College


222-05 56th Ave
Bayside, NY 11364
(718) 631-6262

Dorothea Hopfer School of Nursing - Mt Vernon Hospital

Dorothea Hopfer School of Nursing - Mt Vernon Hospital


53 Valentine St
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
(914) 361-6537

Belanger School of Nursing

Belanger School of Nursing


650 McClellan St
Schenectady, NY 12304
(518) 243-4471

Genesee Community College

Genesee Community College


One College Rd
Batavia, NY 14020
(585) 343-0055

Memorial College of Nursing

Memorial College of Nursing


600 Northern Blvd
Albany, NY 12204
(518) 471-3260

Mohawk Valley Community College

Mohawk Valley Community College


1101 Sherman Dr
Utica, NY 13501
(315) 792-5400

Monroe College

Monroe College


2501 Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468
(718) 933-6700

SUNY College of Technology at Alfred

SUNY College of Technology at Alfred


10 Upper College Drive
Alfred, NY 14802
(800) 425-3733

SUNY College of Technology at Delhi

SUNY College of Technology at Delhi


2 Main Street
Delhi, NY 13753
(607) 746-4000

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