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December 13, 2017

Paula Negri, MSN, RN
Health Careers & Services Principal



2017-18 PRICING
Total Cost (approx.) $16,035
Application Fee
(for candidates passing the entrance exam)
Commitment Fee
(due upon acceptance, applied toward tuition)
Tuition $15,000
Books, Uniforms, Supplies and Graduation Approx.

*The LPN program is eligible for Title IV aid for eligible students*

Useful Links:


Click here for the Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement  (Click here for a printable version)


Net Price Calculator for Practical Nursing


Financial aid resources



Former student?


Adult Practical Nursing Program

Essence Fullard at graduationThe Adult Practical Nursing program at the Capital Region BOCES Health Careers Center prepares a competent and effective graduate nurse to safely practice nursing within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act. Program graduates are prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination and apply for state licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

Preadmission Requirements

  • Pre-entrance TEAS V exam  ($65 fee)
  • Click here for TEAS exam information.
  • Click here for Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) schedule - tests run January through November.
  • Click here for a test prep class exam schedule.
  • Click here for a cost breakdown.
  • Click here for financial assistance information.
  • For a sample TEAS exam, follow this link.



Admission requirements

  • Successful interview
  • High school transcript or high school equivalency diploma
  • Professional and personal referencesSpeaker
  • Physical exam and immunizations


Full-Time Program

  • Length: Sept.-June (10 months)
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Part-Time Program

Length: January-June (18 months)
Hours: first four months: Monday-Thursday, 3-7 p.m. Next 14 month.: Monday & Wednesday, 3-7 p.m. and Thursday,
3-10:30 p.m. or Friday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

*The LPN program is eligible for Title IV aid for eligible students*

Clinical Experience

Click here for printable information flyer (PDF) on the program.

For more information, contact:

Capital Region BOCES
Health Careers and Services
1015 Watervliet Shaker Road.
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 862-4709 Fax (518) 456-4786

Warning! Don't Pay for the FAFSA - It's Free!

Several websites offer help filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for a fee. These sites are not affiliated with or endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education. We urge you not to pay these sites for the assistance that you can get for free on the official FAFSA site at

If you are asked for your credit card information while filling out the FAFSA online, you are not at the official government site. Remember, the FAFSA site address has ".gov" in its address!

Si usted necesita asistencia de un interprete, o necesita traducion en Española, y otros idiomas, por favor llame a Ottavio Lo Piccolo a este tel. (518) 862-4703, y deje un mensaje de voz. Gracias.

If you need the assistance of an interpreter, or need material translated into any language other than English, please call Ottavio Lo Piccolo at (518) 862-4703 and leave a voice message. Thank you.

The Capital Region BOCES does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions; and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Robert Zordan, compliance officer/coordinator, at, (518) 862-4910 or 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12205. Inquiries concerning the application of the Capital Region BOCES non-discrimination policies may also be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005, telephone (646) 428-3800 (voice) or (800) 877-8339 (TTY).

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