Cochran School of Nursing

967 North Broadway-Andrus Pavillion-Saint John's Riverside, HOSP
Yonkers, NY 10701
  • 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 93 students (13% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Cochran School of Nursing is one of 6 community colleges within Westchester County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Cochran School of Nursing is Montefiore School of Nursing (3.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Cochran School of Nursing places among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 66% over five years.
Cochran School of Nursing(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty12 staff81 staff
Cochran School of Nursing Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Cochran School of Nursing has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Cochran School of Nursing diversity score of 0.69 is equal to the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment93 students1,701 students
Cochran School of Nursing Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio8:128:1
Cochran School of Nursing Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students12 students1,163 students
Cochran School of Nursing Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students81 students538 students
Cochran School of Nursing Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Cochran School of Nursing Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Cochran School of Nursing Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Cochran School of Nursing Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Cochran School of Nursing Black (2007-2016)
% White
Cochran School of Nursing White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Cochran School of Nursing Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.690.69
Cochran School of Nursing Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$83,800$35,300
Cochran School of Nursing Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2010-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2010)87%88%
    Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$13,747
    Cochran School of Nursing Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$8,875$5,868
    Cochran School of Nursing Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or 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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