Ellis School of Nursing

650 McClellan St, Schenectady, NY

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The Ellis School of Nursing, located in Schenectady, New York, was founded in 1903 to provide a nursing education to interested individuals. The school reduced the length of the program in 1986, and the first class to receive an associate degree graduated in 1994. Throughout its history the school has moved from one location to another, from office buildings to hospitals. Many graduates of the Ellis School of Nursing find their first job at Ellis Hospital, which welcomes graduates to work in any departments that require nurses.


The nursing program at Ellis School of Nursing is an accelerated program requiring two full years of study and one summer session to complete. Once completed students will receive an associate's degree in nursing. The school has agreements in place with many schools in the State University of New York system and the City University of New York System to allow credit transfer into a bachelor's of nursing program. Some required courses for the program must be taken elsewhere, and are readily available at the Schenectady Community College.

Admissions and Financial Aid

Students wishing to enroll at ESON must complete and submit the application for admission along with all associated fees. Once submitted the students has until the start of the fall semester to complete all prerequisites required for admission. All applications are considered on an individual basis and take approximately a month after the application deadline to deliver a response.

The Ellis School of Nursing offers a variety of financial aid opportunities, including federal grants and loans, Native American grants, scholarships, higher education service corporation programs and others. Interested students should contact the school's financial aid office in order to discuss their financial aid eligibility and awards.

Programs Offered

The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

  • The tuition charges per year are around $9,070*
  • Estimated required fees (in addition to tuition) for this program: $560*
  • Part-time undergraduate students can expect to pay around $320 per credit hour*
  • About fifty students were granted degrees in the last reported year

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

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

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $9,100-$11,000
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $320 to $380 per credit hour
  • Required fees: $590

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 & Scholarships100%$10,230
Student Loans (Federal)62%$7,365

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