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From the most affordable to the highest quality LPN schools in New York we break down how they can assist you in your future endeavors. Bls.gov has highlighted the immense growth for all NY allied health sectors, let alone, the practical nursing field. Below, we cover the steps in the process from enrollment to certification as an LPN in the Empire State.

Find New York Licensed Practical Nursing Classes

How to become a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York

With the New York Office of Professions overseeing all accredited training courses for LPNs in New York and with the New York State Education Department (NYSED) controlling licensing, you will need to complete training approved by the NYOP, pass the NCLEX-PN and then get certified by the NYSED.

What is the process for becoming a certified LPN in New York?

The easy process for becoming an LPN in New York is summarized below.

Step 1 – Meet the minimum prerequisites for NY Licensed Practical Nurse training

All practical nursing courses in New York will have their own requirements that have to be met for enrollment. Be sure that you know what they are before you get started.

Step 2 – Pick the kind of LPN credential in New York you would like to earn

In New York you will have to select whether you will want to get an LPN certificate or an associates degree. Once you do that you will be on your way. If you want to get more details, click on the link to get more about each level of LPN credential.

Step 3 – Register for an NYOP approved LPN training class

The bodies responsible for regulating LPN classes in New York are the New York Office of Professions. Complete an accredited and approved LPN school in NY and you can take the NCLEX-PN and start your career path to success!

Approved Licensed Practical Nurse courses in New York

The list below is of all the New York Office of Professions approved Licensed Practical Nurse schools.

Central Region

Broome-Delaware-Tioga BOCES
Binghamton Education Center
435 Glenwood Road
Binghamton, NY 13905
www.btboces.org

Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES
Regional Education Center
1879 West Genesee St. Rd.
Auburn, NY 13021
www.cayboces.org/
Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES
R.W. Harold Center Sidney
East River Road
Norwich, NY 1315
www.dcmoboces.com

Madison Oneida BOCES
4937 Spring Road
Verona, NY 13478
www.moboces.org/
Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES
Lee G. Peters Career Training Center
4500 Crown Road
Liverpool, NY 13090
www.ocmboces.org

Oswego County BOCES (CiTi)
Adult Careers Center
County Route 64
Mexico, NY 13114
www.citiboces.org

Otsego-Northern-Catskill BOCES
31 Center Street, 3rd Floor
Oneonta, NY 13820
www.oncboces.org

State University of New York College of Technology at Delhi
Evendon Tower
Program of Practical Nursing
Delhi, NY 13753
www.delhi.edu

Syracuse City Schools
573 East Genesee Street
Program of Practical Nursing
Syracuse, NY 13202
www.syracusecityschools.com

Genesee Valley Region

Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC)
161 Chestnut Street
Rochester, NY 14604
www.reoc.brockport.edu

Isabella Graham Hart School of Nursing
Rochester General Hospital
333 Humboldt Street
Rochester, NY 14610-1044
www.rochestergeneral.org

Marion S. Whelan School of Practical Nursing
Geneva General Hospital
196 North Street
Geneva, NY 14456
www.flhealth.org/lpn

Steuben-Schuyler-Chemung-Tioga-Allegany BOCES
(The Greater Southern Tier BOCES)
Center for Adult Education & Training
459 Philo Road
Elmira, NY 14903
www.gstboces.org

Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES
121 Drumlin Court
Newark, NY 14513
www.wflboces.org

Genesee-Livingston-Steuben-Wyoming BOCES (Genesee Valley BOCES)
27 Lackawanna Avenue
Mt. Morris, NY 14550
www.gvboces.org

Long Island Region

Eastern Suffolk BOCES Brookhaven Technical Center
350 Martha Avenue
Bellport, NY 11717
www.esboces.org

Western Suffolk BOCES
Lewis A. Wilson Tech. Ctr.
Northshore Campus,
152 Laurel Hill Road
Northport, NY 11768
www.wsboces.org

Hunter Business School
3601 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY 11756
www.hunterbusinessschool.edu

State University of New York at Farmingdale
2350 Route 110, Gleeson Hall, Room 347
Farmingdale, NY 11735
www.farmingdale.edu

Suffolk County Community College- Eastern Campus
121 Speonk-Riverhead Rd
Riverhead, NY 11901-3499
www.sunysuffolk.edu

Nassau VEEB PNveeb.org Avenue
Uniondale, NY 11553
www.veeb.org/PN_/main.php

Metropolitan Region

AMG School of Licensed Practical Nursing
147 Prince Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
www.amg.edu

Bronx Community College
GT 1, Rm. 408 W. 181st Street & University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453
www.bcc.cuny.edu

LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Avenue, Room E300B
Long Island City, NY 11101
www.laguardia.edu

Hostos Community College
475 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451
www.hostos.cuny.edu

Medgar Evers College
1650 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
www.mec.cuny.edu

Mildred Elley School
25 Broadway, Floor 16
New York, NY 10004
www.mildred-elley.edu

Monroe College
2501 Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468
www.monroecollege.edu

Transition Career Institute
30-50 Whitestone Expressway
Flushing, NY 11354
tcilpn.com

Brooklyn Adult Learning Center
475 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216
www.cnetnurse.com/nursing-programs-and-exams/new-york-city-lpn-program-boe/

Clara Barton High School for Health
Professions, P.N. Program
901 Classon Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
www.clarabartonhighschool.org

Curtis H.S. P.N. Program
105 Hamilton Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301
www.curtishs.org

Mid-Hudson Region

Dutchess BOCES 5 BOCES Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-6599
www.dcboces.org

Southern Westchester BOCES
85 Executive Boulevard
Elmsford, NY 10523
www.swboces.org

Orange-Ulster BOCES
156 Dolson Avenue
Middletown, NY 10940
www.ouboces.org

Putnam-Northern-Westchester BOCES
200 BOCES Drive
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
www.pnwboces.org

Rockland BOCES
65 Parrott Road
West Nyack, NY 10994
www.rocklandboces.org

Ulster BOCES P.N. Program
Occupational Center, P.O. Box 601
Port Ewen, NY 12466
www.ulsterboces.org

Westchester Community College
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
www.sunywcc.edu

Sullivan County BOCES
6 Wierk Avenue
Liberty, NY 12754-9780
www.scboces.org

Northeast Region

Albany-Schoharie-Schenectady BOCES (Capital Region BOCES)
501 New Karner Road Albany, NY 12205
www.capitalregionboces.org

Maria College
700 New Scotland Avenue Albany, NY 12208
www.mariacollege.edu/

Mildred Elley School
855 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206-1513
www.mildred-elley.edu

Clinton-Essex-Warren-Washington BOCES (Champlain Valley Educational Services)
CV-TEC. P.N. Programs
1585 Military Turnpike
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
www.cves.org

Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Career Education Center P.N. Program
212 County Highway 103
Johnstown, NY 12095-0065
www.hfmboces.org

Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES
77 East North Street
Ilion, NY 13357
www.herkimer-boces.org

Rensselaer-Columbia-Greene BOCES (Questar III)
10 Empire State Blvd
Castleton-On-Hudson, NY 12033
www.questar.org

Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing
Burdett Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
www.nehealth.com/son

SUNY College of Technology at Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
www.canton.edu

Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES Southern Division
Henning Road
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
www.wswheboces.org

Northern Region

Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida BOCES
20104 NYS Route 3
Watertown, NY 13601
www.boces.com

North Country Community College Saranac Lake Campus
20 Winona Avenue
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
www.nccc.edu

North Country Community College
Malone Campus
College Avenue
Malone, NY 12953
www.nccc.edu

North Country Community College Ticonderoga Campus
11 Hawkeye Trail
Ticonderoga, NY 12883
www.nccc.edu

St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES
SUCT @ Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
www.sllboces.org

Western Region

Cattaraugus-Allegany-Erie-Wyoming BOCES (Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES)
1825 Windfall Road
Olean, NY 14760
www.caboces.org

Erie I BOCES
355 Harlem Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
www.e1b.org

Erie II Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES
Adult & Community Education Division
8685 Erie Road
Angola, NY 14006
www.e2ccb.org

Niagara County Community College
PN Programs
3111 Saunders Settlement Road
Sanborn, NY 14132
www.niagaracc.suny.edu

Orleans-Niagara BOCES
3181 Saunders Settlement Road
Sanborn, NY 14132
www.onboces.org

Trocaire College
360 Choate Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14220
www.trocaire.edu

Step 4 – Register for and Take the NCLEX-PN examination in NY

Licensed Practical Nurses in New York are required to pass the NCLEX-PN examination in order to finish their license.

Subject matter covered on the NCLEX-PN in NY

The following link shows how to do the proper exam prep, what to do the day of the test and we break down the content that is usually contained on the NCLEX-PN exam.

Step 5 – Pass the NCLEX-PN and get Your LPN Career in NY Kicked Off!

Get your career as a LPN in NY going with the completion of all the steps we have shown you above! The final phase and step is to pass the NCLEX-PN in NY.

Practical Nurse salary in New York

The need for licensed practical or vocational nurses is amazing in New York and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an 18% increase in the State of New York through 2024. The subsequent record features information on LPN salary in New York by location and all the stats come from the website of bls.gov.

LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$15.63$21.20$29.05
Yearly$32,510 $44,090 $60,420
New YorkHourly$16.06$22.52$29.88
Yearly$33,410 $46,840 $62,140
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan DivisionHourly$20.59$26.24$30.51
Yearly$42,820 $54,580 $63,470
Kingston, NY MSAHourly$16.55$21.17$26.03
Yearly$34,430 $44,040 $54,140
East Central New York BOSHourly$16.02$20.63$24.68
Yearly$33,320 $42,920 $51,340
Glens Falls, NY MSAHourly$15.62$20.26$36.20
Yearly$32,490 $42,150 $75,300
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY MSAHourly$15.53$19.78$24.51
Yearly$32,290 $41,150 $50,980
Rochester, NY MSAHourly$15.53$19.46$24.00
Yearly$32,290 $40,480 $49,910
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY MSAHourly$15.33$19.20$25.51
Yearly$31,890 $39,930 $53,060
Binghamton, NY MSAHourly$15.72$19.04$24.43
Yearly$32,710 $39,600 $50,820
Ithaca, NY MSAHourly$15.61$18.91$23.88
Yearly$32,470 $39,330 $49,670
Syracuse, NY MSAHourly$15.44$18.53$24.21
Yearly$32,110 $38,550 $50,370
Capital/Northern New York BOSHourly$15.27$18.37$23.77
Yearly$31,750 $38,200 $49,430
Central New York BOSHourly$15.06$18.26$23.44
Yearly$31,320 $37,980 $48,750
Utica-Rome, NY MSAHourly$15.19$18.10$23.11
Yearly$31,590 $37,650 $48,070
Southwest New York BOSHourly$13.91$17.65$22.84
Yearly$28,920 $36,710 $47,500
Elmira, NY MSAHourly$12.76$17.10$27.26
Yearly$26,550 $35,560 $56,700

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