967 North Broadway-Andrus Pavillion-Saint John's Riverside, HOSP
Yonkers, NY 10701
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • 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 87 students (11% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 61%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 87 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 4:1
  • Minority enrollment: 80%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Cochran School of Nursing ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Cochran School of Nursing
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
23 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Cochran School of Nursing has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The Cochran School of Nursing diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.74. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
87 students
1,437 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
10 students
858 students
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# Part-Time Students
77 students
579 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
49 students
366 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
10 students
858 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
21 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
77 students
679 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
36 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
355 students
% Asian
10%
8%
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% Hispanic
33%
24%
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% Black
27%
19%
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% White
20%
39%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.77
0.74
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
4.29%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.55%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$83,800
$35,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
87%
88%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$19,848
$13,841
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Cochran School of Nursing and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$10,002
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Cochran School of Nursing and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
75%
SAT Reading
n/a
475
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
23
ACT Math
n/a
25
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cochran School of Nursing's ranking?

Cochran School of Nursing ranks among the top 20% of community college in New York for: Diversity in US community colleges and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 87 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 4:1
  • Minority enrollment: 80%
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

Westchester County, NY community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Westchester County, NY is Cochran School of Nursing. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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