Cochran School Of Nursing

Overview of Cochran School Of Nursing

Cochran is located in a large suburb, in Yonkers, NY. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at Cochran top out at the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school tries to do a few things and do them well, and doesn't offer a huge range of majors. Students at Cochran often study nursing and emergency medicine.

Cochran Selectivity

The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply.


Students at Cochran benefit from the low student/teacher ratio. By paying its faculty better than most schools, the school tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Body

Cochran offers classes to 322 students (144 full-time equivalent). Minorities are common at the school. Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at Cochran.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of the Cochran School of Nursing is to educate men and women in the art and science of professional nursing. This two-year program is designed to lead to an Associate Degree in Applied Science and to prepare students for licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN). The faculty assumes the responsibility to provide an educational foundation that supports the health needs of the multicultural community in which the graduate will serve. Focusing largely on the nursing process, the faculty facilitates student achievement of the program objectives and assists them to function in the current health care delivery system. Inherent in the teaching methods is the educational processes that enable the graduate to think critically in providing patient/family focused nursing care. There is emphasis on developing individual goals for personal growth, professional involvement, and participation in life long learning"

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Cochran

Cochran School of Nursing
967 North Broadway-Andrus Pavillion-Saint John's Riverside
Yonkers , NY 10701
General Phone: (914) 964-4296

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Cochran Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine113registered nursing

Number of programs and degrees for Cochran in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1131

Cochran Student Body

In 2007-2008, Cochran had a total enrollment of 322 students (144 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 23%
Black 39%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 20%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 4%
22-24 16%
25-29 20%
30-34 19%
35-39 14%
40-49 22%
50-64 5%

Cochran Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Yonkers, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Cochran Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Cochran participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 644300)

Cochran Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year1*22$79,626
All faculty totalcalendar year1*22$79,626

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Cochran Degree Programs (2007)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

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Cochran Highlights

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What Sets Cochran Apart:

% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 7%Cochran Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% students 40 years or older
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Top 9%Cochran % students 40 years or older
Female % of student body
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Top 13%Cochran Female % of student body
Minority % of student body
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Top 18%Cochran Minority % of student body
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 19%Cochran Salaries of full-time faculty

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