New York LPN to RN/BSN Programs

New York state is meeting the rising need for quality healthcare by encouraging LPNs to earn an ADN or BSN degree via one of its LPN to RN bridge programs. These programs train LPNs to advance their careers by becoming RNs, where they are able to work more independently and earn a substantially higher salary. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that RNs in New York earn an average of $33,660 more per year than LPNs in the state do, making it both a lucrative and rewarding career move.

List of 2018 LPN to RN or LPN to BSN Programs in NY

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in New York. Some of these programs may be listed as "RN", however that may mean ADN or BSN degree, please visit the school's website for program details.

ProgramWebsite
LPN to RN/BSN Online
Online Program - Achieve offers a fast-track program that combines the effectiveness of real classroom learning with the speed of credit-by- examination.
NOTE: MUST BE A LPN/LVN TO APPLY
Corning Community College
LPN to ADN
1 Academic Drive
Corning, NY
(607) 962-9222
Dutchess Community College
LPN to RN
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
(845) 431-8000
Ellis School of Nursing
LPN to RN
1101 Nott Street
Schenectady, NY
(518) 243-4000
Finger Lakes Community College
LPN to ADN
3325 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, NY
(585) 785-1000
Genesee Community College
LPN to RN
1 College Rd
Batavia, NY
(585) 343-0055
Helene Fuld College of Nursing
LPN to RN
24 East 120th Street
New York, NY
(212) 616-7200
LaGuardia Community College
LPN to RN
31-10 Thomson Ave
Long Island City, NY
(718) 482-7200
Maria College
LPN to ADN
700 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY
(518) 438-3111
Memorial College of Nursing
LPN to RN
600 Northern Blvd
Albany, NY
(518) 471-3260
Molloy College
LPN to BSN/RN
1000 Hempstead Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY
(516) 323-3000
Monroe College - Bronx Campus
LPN to RN
2501 Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY
(718) 933-6700
Mount Saint Mary College
LPN to BSN
330 Powell Ave
Newburgh, NY
(845) 561-0800
Nassau Community College
LPN to RN
One Education Drive
Garden City, NY
(516) 572-7501
Nazareth College
LPN to BSN
4245 East Ave
Rochester, NY
(585) 389-2525
Queensborough Community College
LPN to RN
222-05, 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY
(718) 631-6262
Rockland Community College
LPN to RN
145 College Road
Suffern, NY
(845) 574-4000
Suffolk County Community College
LPN to RN
Crooked Hill Road
Brentwood, NY
(631) 851-6700
Suffolk County Community College - Ammerman Campus
LPN to RN
533 College Rd
Selden, NY
(631) 451-4110
SUNY Orange - Middletown
LPN to RN
115 South Street
Middletown, NY
(845) 341-4107
SUNY Orange - Newburgh
LPN to RN
One Washington Center
Newburgh, NY
(845) 341-9035

New York LPN vs RN Salary Comparison By Area

The table below compares the annual salary of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to a registered nurse (RN), along with the percent increase that can be expected. The data was retrieved from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for LPNs and RNs in New York.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
New York, Jersey City, White Plains - NY$52,690$86,41064.0%
Nassau County, Suffolk County - NY$52,640$83,82059.2%
Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Niagara Falls - NY$41,150$69,77069.6%
Rochester - NY$40,050$61,61053.8%
Albany, Schenectady, Troy - NY$41,430$62,08049.8%
Syracuse - NY$38,540$60,65057.4%
Dutchess County, Putnam County - NY$43,440$76,95077.1%
Utica, Rome - NY$37,860$60,25059.1%
Binghamton - NY$39,350$61,45056.2%
Kingston - NY$42,990$64,18049.3%
Glens Falls - NY$48,180$62,56029.8%
Elmira - NY$38,900$58,09049.3%
Watertown, Fort Drum - NY$37,360$66,97079.3%
Ithaca - NY$38,660$58,06050.2%

Table data taken from BLS https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm & https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm