New York Nursing Schools

Explore Nursing in New York

New York offers excellent job prospects in all fields of nursing, although the opportunity is greatest for registered nurses and home health aides, as the state hires more of these nurses than any other state in the nation. By 2020, New York will have more than 203,000 nursing jobs in the state. Registered nurses with bachelor’s degree or higher are in the uppermost demand. A plethora of jobs await registered nurses in surgical hospitals, as well as physicians’ offices, nursing homes, and home healthcare. The annual salary for New York nurses is far above the national average, with registered nurses earning on average $74,100 per year. The highest paying regions in New York include Buffalo/Rochester and Northern New York. The leading employers of nurses in the Empire State include Continuum Health Partners, Metropolitan Jewish Health Systems and Mount Sinai Medical Center, just to name a select few.

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About New York

New York is the third most populated state in the nation and the twenty-seventh most extensive. Over forty-percent of New Yorkers live in New York City, which is recognized as the most populated city in the United States. New York was dubbed “The Empire State” presumably due to the affluence and resources across the state. The boroughs in New York City offer countless enjoyments, but activities are spread statewide with twenty-two national parks, four National Heritage areas, twenty-seven natural landmarks, 262 historic landmarks, and 5,379 registered national historic places. Niagara Falls, the Statue of Liberty, and Fire Island are amongst these attractions, and even more activities are available on New York beaches, forests, and mountains. New York is also home to world renowned theaters and performing arts, major leagues sports teams, museums, shopping and fashion, music, literature, and countless industry leaders.

Change in nursing jobs in the future

2012

178,470

2020

203,360

$71,550

Avg. Salary

309

Number of nursing programs in state

213

Number of hospitals in state

119

Number of nursing schools in state

Nursing programs offered in New York

  • Utica College +
    • Programs Offered

      • BSN
      • RN to BSN
      • Accelerated BSN

      Accreditation

      CCNE

  • Adelphi University +
    • Programs Offered

      • BSN
      • Professional Acceleration to Healthcare (PATH) BSN
      • RN to BSN
      • MSN
      • Post-Master's Certificate - Nurse Practitioner in Adult Health Nursing
      • Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Administration
      • Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Education
      • PhD in Nursing

      Accreditation

      CCNE

  • Binghamton University +
    • Programs Offered

      • Traditional BSN Program
      • Transfer BSN Program
      • Baccalaureate Accelerated Track
      • RN Program
      • Registered Nurse Accelerated Track
      • Master of Science Degree Programs
      • Post Master's Certificate Programs
      • DNP
      • PhD in Nursing

      Accreditation

      CCNE

  • College of Mount Saint Vincent +
    • Programs Offered

      • BSN
      • MSN
      • Accelerated BSN

      Accreditation

      CCNE

  • Crouse Hospital College of Nursing +
    • Programs Offered

      • Two-Year Associate Degree
      • Five-Semester Associate Degree

      Accreditation

      NLNAC

  • Stony Brook University +
    • Programs Offered

      • Basic Baccalaureate
      • Accelerated Baccalaureate
      • RN Baccalaureate
      • RN Baccalaureate to Master's
      • Doctor of Nursing Practice
      • Master of Science Nursing Education
      • Nurse Practitioner
      • Nurse Midwifery
      • Advanced Certificate in Nursing Education
       

      Accreditation

      CCNE

  • University at Buffalo +
    • Programs Offered

      • Traditional BSN
      • RN-BS
      • Accelerated BS
      • Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (DNP)
      • Family Nurse Practitioner (DNP)
      • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (DNP)
      • Nurse Anesthetist (DNP)
      • Post Master's DNP - Distance Learning
      • Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (MS)
      • Nursing Education Advanced Certificate
      • PhD

      Accreditation

      CCNE

  • University of Rochester +
    • Programs Offered

      • Accelerated Bachelor's Program for Non-Nurses (ABPNN)
      • Accelerated Master's Program for Non-Nurses (AMPNN)
      • RN to BS
      • RN to BS to MS
      • MSN Nurse Practitioner Programs
      • MSN Leadership Programs
      • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
      • MS and PhD Dual Degree
      • PhD in Health Practice Research

      Accreditation

      CCNE & NLNAC