Herkimer County BOCES – Practical Nursing Program

77 E. North St., Ilion, NY

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Whether you have no health care experience, are in need of training or are building existing nursing skills, you can count on Herkimer BOCES to help you build a brighter future.

Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES takes pride in its long tradition of offering more than 50 cooperative programs like the Practical Nurse program for the Mohawk Valley region in New York. Most of the programs are available at the William E. Busacker Complex in East Herkimer.

The Herkimer BOCES-Practical Nursing Program realize its students diverse ages and backgrounds thus it has an adaptive programming that reflects the needs of its students and its community.

Its program aims to give you the knowledge and practical skills valuable in the healthcare field and pass the PN NCLEX exam. You can expect a structured environment of classes and lab practice with emphasis on nursing process, critical thinking, theory application, and peer relations.

The Practical Nursing program is offered in full time and part time with both day and evening sessions. The tuition fee cost is about $10,000. You may avail financial aid through its sources like the PELL Grant, Federal Direct Loans (and Parents Plus Loan), Veterans Educations Benefits, Herkimer BOCES Dollars for Scholars, Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and others.

Among its facilities is the Regional Service Center which provides both instructional and non-instructional support. The non-instructional services include a central business office, cooperative purchasing, and health services management. 

With Herkimer BOCES’ educational efforts, they will help you develop academic, clinical, and professional skills that will let you obtain, retain and sustain sound employment. 

Programs Offered

Herkimer County BOCES – Practical Nursing Program have offered the programs listed below. Not all programs currently offered by this school may be listed below. Students may contact the school at (315) 895-2210 to confirm programs or obtain additional information.

Get more information about the programs offered by Herkimer County BOCES – Practical Nursing Program by clicking the request information to the right.

The licensed practical nurse (LPN) program takes about ten months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $11,000*
  • Estimated cost of required books and supplies are around $1,060*
  • Based on published reports, around 50 students completed the licensed practical nurse (LPN) program last year
  • The licensed practical nurse (LPN) program takes about 10 months to complete

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*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**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.

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 Aid67%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships33%$5,730
Receiving Student Loans67%$5,375

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