Cochran School of Nursing

Campus Description

The mission of the Cochran School of Nursing is to educate adult learners in the art and science of nursing. This two year program grants an Associate in Applied Science degree (A.A.S.) with a major in nursing, and prepares graduates for the NCLEX-RN exam, leading to licensure as a Registered Professional nurse.

St. John's Riverside Hospital, Cochran School of Nursing, 967 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701


Cochran School of Nursing Admissions

Degrees Offered

Associate (AAS)

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 89 (Full-time: 1 man, 11 women; Part-time: 12 men, 65 women)

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American16.8%n/a
% Asian4.4%n/a
% Hispanic / Latino24.7%n/a
% White, Non-Hispanic30.3%n/a
% American Indian / Alaskan Native0.0%n/a
% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander0.0%n/a
% International / Nonresident Alien0.0%n/a
% Two or more races2.2%n/a
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity21.3%n/a

Tuition Information for 2015-2016

Tuition & Fees:
$11,057 for first year, or $563 per credit
Tuition Only:
Room & Board:

Admission/Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers): fall- April 15; spring- October 30

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers):
April 30

Application Requirements

Freshmen: Official HS transcript or copy of GED; passing grade in HS or college algebra, biology and chemistry; student may be allowed to take the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams in algebra, biology, and chemistry; applicants can also CLEP liberal arts (psychology, sociology and english) with a passing score of 50 or higher; official CLEP transcript is required. Applicants with foreign transcripts must provide unofficial copy of their original foreign transcript and have the transcript evaluated by World Education Services or Globe Language Services and sent to Cochran as their official transcript.
Transfers: Day Program: Passing grade in algebra, biology, and chemistry; as well as a C+ or higher in Anatomy & Physiology I and II, and Microbiology. Evening Program: Passing grade in algebra, biology, and chemistry; as well as a C+ or higher in Anatomy & Physiology I and II, Microbiology, Nutrition, English I and II, Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Psychology and Developmental Psychology (lifespan).