A dynamic training ground that aims to advance its students in career demand occupations of health, business and industry, Ulster County BOCES is the top choice for you to pursue your goals.
BOCES, or Boards of Cooperative Educational Services, operate as local school extensions to help meet the educational and financial goals of the Ulster County. It opens the community to effective, innovative and exciting education. It also aims to develop their students to achieve high standards of performance with emphasis on economic efficiencies.
And if you have chosen to take the path in becoming a nurse, consider the Ulster BOCES School of Practical Nursing. You will receive a national accredited training and a hands-on, work-oriented education. The Practical nursing program is composed of 1200 hours of classroom and clinical instruction. Choose from its full time day, full time evening and part day program schedules. The school will also prepare you to take the National Council Licensure Exam.
With a passing rate of 85% in New York State Licensing Board Exam, its graduates are employed immediately and/or confident to pursue RN Associate or BSN degrees.
To be a candidate for the program, you must have a high school diploma, GED or WES equivalency. File a complete application form, take the entrance exam, and comply the other requirements and fees.
When accepted, you will be required to attend a 5-day Medical Terminology class and an orientation to the program. You will also be eligible for VA educational benefits.
Here at Ulster BOCES School of Practical Nursing, they are committed to give the edge to aspiring health professionals like you with excellent and competitively priced education!
The following is a list of programs offered at Ulster County BOCES – School of Practical Nursing. Acutal programs offered may be different than the list of programs below.. For a complete list of programs available you can visit the school's website or call the school at 84533213.
Get more information about the programs offered by Ulster County BOCES – School of Practical Nursing by clicking the request information to the right.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (1,200 Hours)
The licensed practical nurse (LPN) program offered usually takes about ten months to complete.
- Tuition costs are estimated to be $13,000*
- Required supplies and books: $320*
- Last year, more than 70 students completed this program
- Students usually complete the licensed practical nurse (LPN) program in 10 months
Learn more and see other schools listed by checking out our licensed practical nurse (LPN) Programs page.
Surgical Technologist (970 Hours)
The surgical technologist program offered usually takes about ten months to complete.
- Tuition costs are estimated to be $11,000*
- Required supplies and books: $230*
- Around 20 students completed the surgical technologist program last year
- Students usually complete the surgical technologist program in 10 months
Learn more about surgical technologist programs by visiting our surgical technologist schools profile page, which also includes career information.
*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
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||83%||$5,630|
|Receiving Student Loans||100%||$8,978|
Other Healthcare or Nursing Schools
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Ulster County BOCES – School of Practical Nursing.
- Dutchess BOCES - School of Practical Nursing in Poughkeepsie, NY (13 miles away)
- Orange - Ulster BOCES - School of Practical Nursing in Goshen, NY (41 miles away)
- Sullivan County BOCES - Practical Nursing Program in Liberty, NY (42 miles away)
- Putnam - Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program in Yorktown Heights, NY (45 miles away)
- Rockland County BOCES - Practical Nursing Program in West Nyack, NY (55 miles away)