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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  • 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.
  • The student-faculty ratio is 11:1, and 72.4% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • The average freshman retention rate is 64.5%.
  • 36% of students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 64% live off campus.
     
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  • Programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Offers programs in Business, Allied Health, and Information Technology.
  • Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
  • 2 campuses located in Levittown and Medford, New York.
  • Originally founded in 1972.
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  • Offers 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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  • Through its All Star program, students can attend community events and gain points for each event as well as networking opportunities.
  • 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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  • Iselin campus named “School of the Year” by National Association of Health Professionals (NAHP).
  • All campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
  • 41 campuses across the United States.
  • Partnered with Pegasus Lectures Inc. to deliver education resources in ultrasounds and sonography.
  • Offers Alumni Savings Connection, allowing graduates to receive special savings on a wide range of products and services.
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  • 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.
  • Has a 45-year history of providing career-focused education in the fields of allied health, business, and computer technology.
  • Offers career-focused programs in seven locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York.
  • Many campus locations have evening hours.
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  • Regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
  • Offers a variety of scholarship options are available to students who qualify.
  • Designated as a 2014 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • 19 campuses across New York, Ohio, Virginia, and Wisconsin, with online options.
  • Originally founded in 1854 as the Bryant and Stratton Business Institute.
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  • Their Fast Track Diploma/Certificate Programs can enable students to be job-ready in as little as eight months.
  • A Career Services Office helps match graduates with potential employers.
  • Founded in 1979 as the Star Technical Institute school group, offering career training in drafting and design. 
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Career Schools and Colleges and approved by the U.S. Department of Education, the New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Departments of Education, and licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
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Get your career started with a degree from Elmira Business Institute. Earn your certificate in as little as eight months or your associate's degree in just over a year. We offer programs in accounting, medical assisting, office assisting, office technologies, medical coding and billing, and medical office assisting.
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