• 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 525 students (64% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is same as the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 525 students
  • Private-state tuition: $18,304
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 90%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Helene Fuld College of Nursing ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 120% over five years.
Helene Fuld College of Nursing
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
55 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Helene Fuld College of Nursing has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The Helene Fuld College of Nursing diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
525 students
1,442 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
334 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
191 students
511 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
513 students
428 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
334 students
869 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
25 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
191 students
642 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
42 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
408 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
11%
8%
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% Hispanic
12%
23%
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% Black
65%
17%
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% White
10%
43%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
n/a
4%
% Unknown races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.54
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
61%
26%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.55%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$80,000
$35,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $18,304 is more than the state average of $16,274. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$18,304
$16,274
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
93%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$15,250
$13,841
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Helene Fuld College of Nursing and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,750
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
100%
59%
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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: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Helene Fuld College of Nursing cost?

Helene Fuld College of Nursing's private state tuition is approximately $18,304.

What is the acceptance rate of Helene Fuld College of Nursing?

The acceptance rate of Helene Fuld College of Nursing is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 59%.

What is Helene Fuld College of Nursing's ranking?

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 525 students
  • Private-state tuition: $18,304
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 90%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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