General Information About Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program
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.
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, Public
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).
- 1-2 years certificate
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 538 Percent Admitted 23% Men Admitted 23% Women Admitted 23% Full Time Retention Rate 71%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 145 Native American 0 Asian 10 African American 104 Hispanic 13 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 86 Enrolled FullTime Graduates