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Binghamton, New York, is home to 2,470 registered nurses (RNs), 640 licensed practical nurses (LPNs), and 1,220 certified nursing assistants (CNAs). A range of special skills is required for success in any of these roles. Obtaining these skills begins with earning a certificate or degree from an accredited nursing school. Several of the top nursing schools in the Binghamton metropolitan area are Binghamton University, SUNY Broome, and the Broome-Tioga BOCES. Together, these accredited schools offer nursing programs at all degree levels and for all roles.

Aspiring RNs must earn a hospital diploma, an associate’s degree in nursing (ADN), a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN), and/or a master of science in nursing (MSN). A license is also required to practice in New York. RN candidates must therefore pass the NCLEX-RN national licensure examination before commencing employment. Aspiring LPNs must complete an accredited certificate or associate’s degree program. LPN candidates must also pass the NCLEX-PN national licensure examination on order to earn a license. Aspiring CNAs must finish an accredited training program and pass a state certification test.

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Graduates of Binghamton’s accredited nursing schools and programs are prepared to seek employment at major local hospitals and healthcare centers. The metropolitan region boasts a number of esteemed institutions like UHS Binghamton General Hospital, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital, Greater Binghamton General Hospital, and Riverside Medical. Local nursing salaries are competitive. The average annual pay is $61,450 for RNs, $39,350 for LPNs, and $28,090 for CNAs in the Binghamton area.

To help the city’s aspiring nurses, we’ve compiled below a list of accredited nursing programs in the Binghamton metropolitan area. Collectively, these schools offer certificates and degrees in all areas of nursing.

Featured Schools

Binghamton nursing schools by NCLEX score

Broome-Tioga BOCES
435 Glenwood Road | Binghamton, New York 13905
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing: 89.5% NCLEX pass rate (2008 through 2012)
Binghamton University
4400 Vestal Parkway East | Binghamton, New York 13902
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: 82.2% NCLEX pass rate (2008 through 2017)
  • Accelerated Second Degree BSN
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
  • MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Baccalaureate DNP
  • Post-Baccalaureate PhD
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
SUNY Broome
907 Upper Front Street | Binghamton, New York 13905
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing: 80.7% NCLEX pass rate (2008 through 2017)
School Program NCLEX score Time period
Broome-Tioga BOCES Certificate in Practical Nursing 89.5% 2008 to 2012
Binghamton University Bachelor of Science in Nursing 82.2% 2008 to 2017
Accelerated Second Degree BSN
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing
Post-Baccalaureate DNP
Post-Baccalaureate PhD
Post-Master's Certificate: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
SUNY Broome Associate's Degree in Nursing 80.7% 2008 to 2017
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