Helene Fuld College of Nursing

24 East 120th Street
New York, NY 10035-2737
Tel: 2126167200
  • 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.
School Highlights
  • Helene Fuld College of Nursing serves 444 students (57% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Helene Fuld College of Nursing is one of 15 community colleges within New York County, NY.
  • The nearest community college is CUNY Hostos Community College (1.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Helene Fuld College of Nursing(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty25 staff85 staff
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 444 has grown by 20% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment444 students1,688 students
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:127:1
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students254 students1,163 students
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students190 students525 students
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
10%
6%
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
9%
19%
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
67%
17%
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Black (2007-2016)
% White
14%
48%
Helene Fuld College of Nursing White (2007-2016)
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups 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.0.510.70
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
61%
27%
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2011)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$80,000$35,300
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,304 is more than the state average of $16,254. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,304$16,254
Helene Fuld College of Nursing In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%92%
Helene Fuld College of Nursing % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$14,250$13,747
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,917$5,868
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%70%
Helene Fuld College of Nursing Percent Admitted (2007-2013)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Helene Fuld College of Nursing of North General Hospital (a private, not-for-profit institution located in Harlem) has been educating nurses for over fifty years. Founded in 1945, Helene Fuld has always been at the forefront of nursing education. The uniqueness of the college's mission is its career ladder approach. Recognizing nursing as a multi-level career, the college is committed to advancing experienced licensed practical nurses to the associate degree registered nurse level in an accelerated one-year full-time program. Students also have the option of attending part-time. The facilities include classrooms, conference rooms, administrative offices, and nursing arts and science laboratories. A well-equipped Learning Center contains books, journals, audiovisual collections, and computer-assisted learning resources. The Helene Fuld College of Nursing Writing Center houses a computer laboratory equipped with state-of-the-art internet-ready student workstations. Helene Fuld is one of thirteen hospital-based schools in New York State that confers an associate degree in nursing. In 1981, it was the only hospital-based associate degree program in nursing to be accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), and, in 1988, the first school of its kind to receive full accreditation from the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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