St. John’s Riverside Hospital
Cochran School of Nursing
967 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701
(914) 964-4296

ACEN Announcement

The Associate Degree nursing program at St. John’s Riverside Hospital at the Cochran School of Nursing located in Yonkers, NY is accredited by the:

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at

Cochran School of Nursing is currently registered with the State of New York Education Department.

Westchester’s Legendary Nursing Education
Founded in 1894 at St. John’s Riverside Hospital, the Cochran School of Nursing is the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan region.

The Cochran School of Nursing educates 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.

The faculty is committed to providing an educational foundation that identifies the healthcare needs of the diverse communities in which the graduates will serve. The faculty integrates current concepts from nursing education, nursing research, health care delivery and medicine, while using state-of-the-art technology to help students achieve program outcomes.

Liberal arts and sciences serve as the foundation for nursing courses as students integrate knowledge to become competent nurses in a complex health care system.

The Cochran School of Nursing values concepts of caring, safety, ethical integrity, respect for all individuals, quality and commitment to lifelong professional learning.

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