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Rensselaer BOCES School Of Practical Nursing

Overview of Rensselaer BOCES School Of Practical Nursing

The main campus of Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing is in Troy, NY (a small city). The school is a public school. Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing offers degrees up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to nursing and emergency medicine.

Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Selectivity

Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing does not accept everyone who applies.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 64 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e.g.) are welcome and common at Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Questar III is an educational cooperative providing leadership and creating student success through shared instructional and support services to schools and their communities."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing

Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing
35 Colleen Road
Troy , NY 12180
General Phone: (518) 266-9033
http://www.questar.org

Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine58licensed practical nurse

Number of programs and degrees for Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years581

Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Student Body

In 2007-2008, Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing had a total enrollment of 64 students (87 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 24%
Women 76%
Full-Time 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 8%
20-21 8%
22-24 27%
25-29 13%
30-34 14%
35-39 11%
40-49 13%
50-64 8%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
New York86%
Connecticut5%
Massachusetts5%
Virginia5%

Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 96 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 78%

Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Troy, 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.

Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total473574%2571%
Men12975%667%
Women352674%1973%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordnot required
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2138500)

Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Degree Programs (2007)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

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Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Highlights

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What Sets Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Apart:

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Female % of student body
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Top 14%Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing Female % of student body
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing % students 40 years or older

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