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Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES’ Practical Nursing Program Ranked No. 1 in New York

Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES’ Practical Nursing Program has been named by as the best licensed practical nursing (LPN) program in New York state. Seventy-two LPN programs in the state were analyzed and 30 were ranked based on several factors including NCLEX pass rates (5-year average), number of students completing and testing, school completion rates, and also the length of time the program has existed. ranked CO BOCES’ program No. 1 out of 30. 

"We were incredibly excited to hear of the No. 1 ranking," said Andrea Ruff, Coordinator of Healthcare Occupations. "Our staff works tirelessly to educate and train quality, employable nurses that graduate from our program and work within our community.”

CO BOCES’ Practical Nursing Program is an 11-month Adult Education program with 1,210 hours of classroom and clinical instruction combined. 

To learn more about CO BOCES’ Practical Nursing Program, please contact Andrea D. Ruff, B.S., R.N. at 315-253-4899 or





Brian K. Hartwell, Ed.D.
District Superintendent of Schools

1879 West Genesee Street Rd.
Auburn, NY 13021
Phone: (315) 253-0361

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