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LPN Training in New York

How to Become an LPN in New York

To become an LPN in New York you will need to:

  1. Be of good moral character.
  2. Attend an approved practical nursing program in the United States.
  3. Complete an application form for licensure and send it to the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Nurse Unit. You can download an application form here. Your application must also include a copy of your high school diploma or GED and a $135 application fee in the form of a check made out to the New York State Education Department.
  4. Request that your nursing school fill out a Certification of Professional Education form and send it to the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services.
  5. Register for the NCLEX exam here. The exam fee is $200.
  6. Once you are approved to test, take and pass the exam.
  7. Receive your license from the New York State Board of Nursing.

Schools offering LPN Programs in New-York


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  • Ranked among the Best Regional Universities in the North in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • A coeducational, private comprehensive college founded by Syracuse University in 1946 and located in Utica, NY.
  • Its approximate undergraduate enrollment is 2,768; 40.5% male and 59.5% female.
  • Its student-faculty ratio is 11:1, and 72.4% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Has an average freshman retention rate is 64.5%.
  • 36% of students live in college-affiliated housing and 64% live off campus.
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• Programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
• Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2011.
• Students may access their online library catalog for addtional electronic resources.
• Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), and currently a centennial honoree.
• 5 campuses located across New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

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  • Flexible scheduling options are available.
  • Offers programs in Business, Allied Health, and Information Technology.
  • 2 campuses located in Levittown and Medford, New York.
  • Programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Allen School , Jamaica

• Students can attend community events and gain points for each event as well as networking opportunities through their All Star program.
• Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2007.
• Offers many career services, including resume development assistance, interview preparation, and identifying internship opportunities.
• Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
• 3 campuses located in Brooklyn and Jamaica, New York, and Phoenix, Arizona, with online options.

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  • Holds a mission to serve the needs of society by offering an excellent education exemplifying the highest standards for nursing practice.
  • Has programs in nursing, medical assisting, and dental assisting.
  • Job placement assistance is available for both recent graduates and alumni.
  • Financial aid is available for students who qualify.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
  • 2 campuses located in Queens and Staten Island, New York.
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  • Offers career-focused programs in allied health, business, and computer technology, and more.
  • On-the-job training available through externships, internships, and clinical placements.
  • Graduates in good standing can take refresher sessions in courses at no additional cost.
  • Day and evening class options are available for flexible scheduling.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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  • Focusing on the career success of its students since 1915.
  • Offers academic programs carefully designed to provide the skills and competencies most desired by employers.
  • Provides lifetime graduate Career Services.
  • Scholarships and grants available for students who qualify.
  • Honor societies Phi Theta Kappa and Sigma Beta Delta are both available to students.
  • Campus clubs and activities include a basketball team, dance crew, student government association and newspaper, and a multimedia club.
  • Career-focused programs are created with input from local employers.
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  • Flexible Scheduling
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