General Information About Helene Fuld College of Nursing
Helene Fuld College of Nursing is an independent single-purpose institution. Its mission is to provide the opportunity, through a career-ladder approach, for men and women to enhance their education and improve their nursing practice. The College endeavors to produce high quality and technically adaptable nurses who are able to function effectively in a changing society. The College aims to teach its students the value of intellectual skills and to help them develop the capability of making choices based on knowledge and unbiased evaluations; to advance the students’ knowledge of the profession and their proficiency in technical skills; to encourage personal growth, resourcefulness, a heightened sense of responsibility, and a concern for people; to educate the students to recognize and appreciate diverse cultural value systems; to familiarize the students with resources for future learning so that they can adapt to the increasing complexity of professional responsibilities; and to promote learning as a life-long commitment. The College strives to provide continued leadership in non-traditional nursing education with an emphasis on educating licensed practical nurses to advance to the associate degree registered nurse level; to offer opportunities to men and women of diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds and to those who might otherwise have been excluded from career advancement; to prepare graduates who benefit from their increased level of expertise; and to provide the base for further professional education. Helene Fuld College of Nursing continually seeks to provide its students with the broadest possible spectrum of learning opportunities by using the vast resources of New York City. The College is dedicated to serving its students, the profession of nursing, and the Harlem community of which it is an integral part.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Placement services for completers
- Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Associate's degree
- City: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 672 Percent Admitted 42% Men Admitted 54% Women Admitted 45% Full Time Retention Rate 86%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 751 Native American 0 Asian 31 African American 650 Hispanic 30 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 101 Enrolled FullTime Graduates