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A registered nurse, or RN, is a licensed medical professional who provides critical treatment and care to sick and injured patients. Registered nurses typically work in hospitals, but can also be found in physicians' offices, home healthcare services or social assistance agencies.

Registered Nursing Schools in New York

To become a registered nurse, there are three typical educational paths--a bachelor's degree (BSN), an associate degree (ADN) or a diploma. Many schools also have accelerated BSN programs for those who already have a bachelor's degree in another field, but want to switch to a career in nursing. A registered nursing program will give you both the classroom education and hands-on experience you need to become an RN. Coursework for registered nurses usually includes anatomy, physiology, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition, behavioral sciences and nursing. Many New York RN schools have online and campus-based options to help you earn an associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing. After graduating from an approved nursing program, you'll need to pass a national licensing exam, called the National Council Licensure Examination, or NCLEX-RN, in order to obtain a nursing license. Other requirements vary by state. Registered nursing schools in New York can provide the education and training you need to become an RN.

Registered Nursing Salaries in New York

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) expects RNs to see excellent job growth between 2008 and 2018, adding some 581,000 new jobs. Registered nurses held approximately 2.6 million jobs in 2008, making them the largest healthcare occupation. To join the 165,730 registered nurses in New York, begin training at one of the many RN schools in New York. According to data from May 2009, New York registered nurses earned an hourly median wage of $34.66, or $72,100 per year. In New York, registered nurses earned the highest median salary in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area, the Buffalo area and in Rochester.

To start your career today, get more information from one of the following New York registered nursing schools.

Fast Facts for Registered Nurses in New York

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Utica, Binghamton and Elmira
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Ithaca, Syracuse and New York
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New York, Nassau and Buffalo

Salaries for Registered Nurses in New York

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New York, Nassau and Poughkeepsie
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  • Online - RN to Bachelors of Science in Nursing
  • The online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is taught by practitioner instructors who can prepare you for the next step
  • The BSN at Saint Mary's provides several ways to tailor the coursework to your career aspirations and offers a continually evolving curriculum.
Programs
  • BS Nursing Generalist
  • AAS/ADN Nursing
  • Several campuses are designated as 2015 Military Friendly Schools by Victory Media.
  • Scholarships and other financial aid opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Day, evening, and online classes are available for flexible schedule options.
  • Regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
  • Founded 160 years ago, it is one of America’s premier private career colleges.
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Syracuse
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  • MS in Nursing
  • Executive Leader Graduate Certificate
  • Master of Science - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice)

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Programs
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice with an Emphasis in Educational Leadership
  • M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)
  • M.S. in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems
  • Why study nursing at Grand Canyon University?
  • Our bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing are CCNE-accredited and the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions (CONHCP) is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.
  • We provide many options to prepare you to begin or advance your nursing career, including bridge programs and dual degrees.
  • GCU provides a low student-to-teacher ratio and a Christian environment that provides an opportunity for you to embrace a holistic approach to caring for patients.
  • Request more information today about program offerings, CCNE accreditation, start dates, financial aid and more!
Programs
  • RN to MS - Nursing Informatics
  • M.S. with Major in Nursing - Nursing Informatics
  • DNP - Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • As a CCNE-accredited school of nursing, Wilkes University is fully committed to preparing our students for a career of lifelong learning and success in a constantly evolving, dynamic profession.
  • We offer online programs for nurses at any stage in their career. From our R.N. to M.S.N., to our Ph.D. in Nursing, choose the program that is right for you.
  • Learn from doctorally-prepared, highly qualified instructors. Our faculty are true "scholar-practitioners," and bring real-world experience to every subject.
  • Receive a supportive, student-focused online education. Our programs are designed so that you can complete coursework when and where it's convenient for you.
  • We offer accelerated completion options for qualified students in our R.N. to M.S.N. and M.S.N. programs – earn your master’s degree fully online and finish faster.
  • Our net tuition cost for nursing programs is among the most competitive for regionally accredited universities.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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  • Doctor of Education - Nursing Education
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
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  • AS - Nursing

New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit, co-educational technical university offering over 50 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs. As a leader in technical career education in southern New England, New England Institute of Technology (also known as New England Tech or NEIT) is committed to providing hands-on technological programs that prepare graduates for positions of leadership in the technical, industrial, business, and allied health communities. Most of our associate degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months, and bachelor’s degree programs in as little as three years. Last year, over 3,000 students chose New England Tech for the hands-on laboratory and classroom training that provides the necessary skills to begin their technical careers.

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Warwick
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  • MSN Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Presents stimulating, thoughtful programs for students in every academic field
  • SACS accredited w/many accreditations per program & 14:1 teacher-student ratio
  • 7 colleges with dozens of majors & programs to choose from for undergrads & grads
  • Beautiful 248 acre campus with ¾ mile waterfront located in Jacksonville, FL
  • Named an “America’s Best College” in the south for 10+ years, US News & World Report
Programs
  • MSN - Clinical Nurse Leader
  • MSN - Nursing Management and Executive Leadership
  • SJU provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts
  • A Jesuit school with 8,415 students in all programs for 2016 grads &undergrads
  • Institutionally Accredited by the MSCHE and the AACSB (Haub School of Business)
  • 96% of 2016 graduates employed, pursuing graduate study or volunteering full time
  • Qualifying students can receive financial assistance with tuition costs

More New York Registered Nursing Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Garden City
Doctorate
8,308
Queensbury
Associate
3,408
Albany
Doctorate
762
Binghamton
Associate
6,558
New York
Associate
19,259
Bronx
Associate
9,003
Staten Island
Doctorate
12,517
Bronx
Associate
5,112
New York
Doctorate
20,845
Brooklyn
Associate
14,962
Long Island City
Associate
15,169
Bronx
Masters
10,922
Brooklyn
Bachelor
5,550
Brooklyn
Bachelor
13,502
Bayside
Associate
13,359
Jamaica
Masters
6,727
Auburn
Associate
4,050
Plattsburgh
Associate
2,120
Yonkers
Associate
322
Bronx
Masters
1,810
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
22,655
Hudson
Associate
1,823
Corning
Associate
5,072
Syracuse
Associate
285
Buffalo
Doctorate
3,018
Amherst
Doctorate
2,511
Orangeburg
Doctorate
1,931
Mount Vernon
Associate
134
Poughkeepsie
Associate
8,248
Elmira
Masters
1,624
Buffalo
Associate
13,053
Albany
Masters
34,894
Farmingdale
Bachelor
6,447
Canandaigua
Associate
5,351
Johnstown
Associate
2,235
Batavia
Associate
6,472
Oneonta
Bachelor
1,537
New York
Associate
346
Troy
Associate
12,296
Jamestown
Associate
3,361
Watertown
Associate
3,191
Keuka Park
Masters
1,629
Syracuse
Masters
3,508
Brooklyn
Associate
173
Brooklyn
Doctorate & First Professional
8,174
Brookville
Doctorate
8,361
Albany
Associate
752
Albany
Associate
100
Dobbs Ferry
Doctorate
8,628
Utica
Associate
6,044
Rockville Centre
Masters
3,831
Rochester
Associate
17,482
Morrisville
Bachelor
3,388
Newburgh
Masters
2,588
Garden City
Associate
21,483
Rochester
Doctorate
3,185
New York
Doctorate
2,547
Old Westbury
Doctorate & First Professional
8,481
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
41,783
Sanborn
Associate
6,331
Niagara University
Masters
4,116
Saranac Lake
Associate
1,739
Syracuse
Associate
10,637
Middletown
Associate
6,602
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
12,912
New York
Associate
294
Rochester
Masters
1,871
Suffern
Associate
6,653
Brockport
Masters
8,303
New Paltz
Masters
7,690
Plattsburgh
Masters
6,259
Alfred
Bachelor
3,184
Canton
Bachelor
2,737
Delhi
Bachelor
2,767
Brooklyn
Doctorate & First Professional
1,598
Syracuse
Doctorate & First Professional
1,273
Utica
Masters
2,828
Valhalla
Associate
12,073
Binghamton
Doctorate
14,435
Utica
Associate
185
Rochester
Doctorate
3,793
Brooklyn
Masters
1,252
Patchogue
Masters
3,911
Troy
Associate
119
Syracuse
Associate
235
Fresh Meadows
Associate
118
Staten Island
Associate
121
Brooklyn Heights
Masters
2,321
Stony Brook
Doctorate & First Professional
23,347
Selden
Associate
22,092
Loch Sheldrake
Associate
1,611
Syracuse
Doctorate & First Professional
19,084
New York
Doctorate
4,996
New Rochelle
Masters
6,226
Dryden
Associate
3,213
New York
Doctorate
17,129
Buffalo
Associate
1,061
Stone Ridge
Associate
3,298
Buffalo
Doctorate & First Professional
28,054
Rochester
Doctorate & First Professional
9,334
Staten Island
Masters
2,294

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