Cochran School of Nursing

967 North Broadway-Andrus Pavillion-Saint John's Riverside HOSP
Yonkers, NY 10701
Tel: (914)964-4296
79 students
Private not-for-profit
The mission of the Cochran School of Nursing is to educate men and women in the art and science of professional nursing. This two-year program is designed to lead to an Associate Degree in Applied Science and to prepare students for licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN).
School Highlights
Cochran School of Nursing serves 79 students (13% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Cochran School of Nursing is one of 5 community colleges within Westchester County, NY.
The nearest community college is Dorothea Hopfer School of Nursing-Mt Vernon Hospital (3.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 70% over five years.
College Cochran School of Nursing Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 14 staff
61 staff
Cochran School of Nursing Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 79 has declined by 76% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.79 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 79 students 1,315 students
Cochran School of Nursing Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
Cochran School of Nursing Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 10 students
815 students
Cochran School of Nursing Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 69 students
1,061 students
Cochran School of Nursing Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Cochran School of Nursing Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Cochran School of Nursing Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Cochran School of Nursing Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Cochran School of Nursing Black (2006-2013)
% White
Cochran School of Nursing White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Cochran School of Nursing Unknown (2006-2013)
Cochran School of Nursing Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.79 0.70
Cochran School of Nursing Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest nursing school in Westchester County, has a long history of preparing excellent nursing clinicians. The Cochran School of Nursing is a two year (4 semester) program. You can also apply for the Fast-Track program, which takes 13 Months to complete. The students receive an Associates Degree in Applied Science for Registered Nursing. Focusing largely on the nursing process, the faculty facilitates student achievement of the program objectives and assists them to function in the current health care delivery system. Inherent in the teaching methods is the educational processes that enable the graduate to think critically in providing patient/family focused nursing care. There is emphasis on developing individual goals for personal growth, professional involvement, and participation in life long learning. Our students gaim clinical experience at the best hospitals in Westchester county including St. John's Riverside hospital, Andrus Pavilion, St. John's Riverside hospital parkcare pavilion, Westchester Medical Center, St. Vincent's Medical Center, visiting Nurse Association of Hudson valley, Michael Malotz Skilled Nursing pavillion, Community hospital at Dobbs Ferry and Sound Shore Medical Center.

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Did You Know?
Westchester County, NY community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.78, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Westchester County, NY is Cochran School of Nursing. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.