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Sullivan County BOCES - Practical Nursing Program

52 Ferndale Loomis Rd, Liberty, NY

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  • Phone: (845) 295-4152

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The Sullivan County BOCES – Practical Nursing Program is a public technical school that serves the town of Liberty in New York. Also called SC BOCES, the school was founded in 1994 and although new, it has produced the most competitive practical nurses in the state of New York. The little town of Liberty and its laidback environment makes studying conducive among its many students.

The school offers 18-month licensed practical nursing program to its students. The curriculum in SC BOCES prepares the students to enter the practical nursing profession by teaching them important theories and skills in carrying out their tasks are practical nurses. In fact, the main mission of the school is to increase the student performance in the district that is serves. 

Students who wish to study in SC BOCES need to get an average score of 80 and above in the Regents Living Environment and Math exam and students also have to complete the entrance exam as well as pass the interview with the program supervisor. While studying for the program, students will need to complete 1,188 hours of instructions in both classroom and clinical experiences before they graduate from the course and take the NCLEX-PN licensure exam. On the other hand, students who wish to study further can easily transfer to Columbia Greene Community College, Bryant & Stratton, Corning Community College and SUNY Orange as SC BOCES has college articulation agreements with these schools.

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Programs Offered

Below is a list of the programs that may be offered at Sullivan County BOCES - Practical Nursing Program. Actual programs may differ from the list below, to see a full list of programs offered please visit the school's website or by phone at (845) 295-4136.

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (1,188 Hours)

Licensed practical nurse (LPN) program takes approximately twenty months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $9,000*
  • Required supplies and books: $1,060*
  • More than 30 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • Students usually complete the licensed practical nurse (LPN) program in 20 months

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*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

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Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

Alternate Tuition Plan Options Available

  • Some programs may have tuition rates that will remain the same as the first year for up to five years.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships79%$5,119
Receiving Student Loans96%$8,935

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 9%.

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IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.