Cochran School of Nursing

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 School offers a Registered Nurse (RN) curriculum leading to the degree of Associate in Applied Science. To date, there are over 150 students enrolled in the professional nursing program.

In 1999 there were no more than 50 students enrolled and now the school proudly counts more than 3,100 graduates who have served patients and health care throughout the United States and around the world. Due to our growth the school has grown its website which enables applicants to quickly complete online forms, applications, and surveys.

If you have interest in the Cochran School of Nursing, click on the link to learn more about us.