Cochran School of Nursing: Narrative Description

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967 North Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701
Tel: (914)964-4283; Admissions: (914)964-4296; Web Site:

Description: Independent, 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards terminal associate degrees. Founded 1894. Setting: urban campus with easy access to New York City. Educational spending 2002-03: $7000 per student. Total enrollment: 157. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 5:1. 16 applied, 13% were admitted. Full-time: 101 students, 84% women, 16% men. Part-time: 56 students, 91% women, 9% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 0% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 14% Hispanic, 25% black, 12% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 76% 25 or older, 50% transferred in. Retention: 75% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, part-time degree program.

Entrance Requirements: Option: deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, interview, nursing exam. Required for some: SAT I. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Tuition: $10,440 full-time, $290 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $620 full-time, $310 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Major annual events: Spring Fling Dance, Boat Trip, Holiday Luncheon. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Cochran School of Nursing Library with 4,314 books, 115 serials, 500 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $45,000. 6 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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