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Southern Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program

Overview of Southern Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program

Students attend Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program in Elmsford, NY, a large suburb. The school is a public institution. Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program degrees go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.

Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Selectivity

Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program is selective and does not offer open admission. One sign of prestige is that the school only let in 22% of those who applied in 2007-2008.

Student Body

There are 154 students at Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (as of 2007-2008). The school has a large minority student population. A large number of students at Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Mission The mission of Southern Westchester BOCES is to collaborate with districts, agencies and communities to meet their educational challenges by providing regional leadership and cost-effective, high quality services. The mission of the Practical Nursing Program is to serve the community by preparing nurses who are dedicated to providing culturally competent care through systematic application of the nursing process in a caring, ethical and holistic manner. The faculty and support staff of the Practical Nursing Program strives to promote a sense of professional responsibility as members of the nursing community and seek to develop in our students a commitment to life long learning and professional growth."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program

Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program
85 Executive Boulevard
Elmsford , NY 10523
General Phone: (914) 592-0849
http://www.swboces.org

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Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine96licensed practical nurse

Number of programs and degrees for Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years961

Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program had a total enrollment of 154 students (144 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Full-Time 75%
Part-Time 25%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 2%
20-21 2%
22-24 10%
25-29 17%
30-34 14%
35-39 18%
40-49 32%
50-64 6%

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

ResidencePercent
New York95%
Connecticut5%

Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 82 %
Part-Time 94 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 84%

Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Elmsford, 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.

Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total53612022%120100%
Men000%00%
Women000%00%

Application Requirements:

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

Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1064100)

Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Degree Programs (2007)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

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Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Highlights

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What Sets Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Apart:

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% of accepted students who choose to enroll
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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
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% students 40 years or older
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% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Top 11%Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Minority % of student body
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
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