Otsego Area BOCES – School of Practical Nursing (OASPN)

31 Center Street 3rd floor, Oneonta, NY

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Otsego Area BOCES - School of Practical Nursing offers high quality academic opportunities to prepare students for the licensure exam and create a strong foundation for a professional career in healthcare. Students are trained to become responsible and caring professionals bound to positively contribute to the community.

All students are given equal opportunities in this school, but to be considered for admission, the applicant must be 17 years old and above, and physically fit.  They must submit a copy of high school diploma or GED, official transcript, birth certificate, completed application form, three references, and autobiographical letter, and pass the aptitude examination.

The School of Nursing located at Oneonta, New York fosters an academic environment that nurtures continuous growth and development. Moreover, the curriculum is constantly evaluated and improved to ensure the quality of the academic offerings in this school.

Students are educated to provide safe, effective, patient centered care in different settings. They are engaged in theoretical instruction and hands-on training to acquire relevant clinical experience in cooperating agencies. After finishing the course, graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination-Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN).

Otsego Area BOCES - School of Practical Nursing maintains high standard of performance among its students anchored on the ethical/legal framework established by the Nurse Practice Act and with emphasis on caring for others. It also strives to strengthen critical thinking and decision making ability of students which are essential to performing their job as future nurses. 


Programs Offered

The following is a list of programs offered at Otsego Area BOCES – School of Practical Nursing. Please note that the list may be different from programs currently being offered. Students should contact the school to ensure program availability.

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

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $10,000*
  • Cost of required books or supplies: $1,090*
  • Around 30 students completed the licensed practical nurse (LPN) program last year
  • Takes about 10 months to complete

Find out more licensed practical nurse (LPN) programs by taking a look at our licensed practical nurse (LPN) Programs profile page, which lists schools offering this program along with a career overview.

*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 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.

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 Aid92%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships92%$6,671
Receiving Student Loans85%$6,909

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