About Us

Looking for a school that offers a dynamic learning environment, the most clinical educational opportunities and an unwavering dedication to the best nursing education? That’s what the Pomeroy College of Nursing is all about.

The Pomeroy College of Nursing, accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, a high-quality, independent regulatory agency with rigorous educational standards, offers a two-year associate’s degree in applied science with a major in nursing. For more than 100 years, the college has been recognized for strong leadership in anticipating the ever-changing needs in the healthcare environment.

Our college ranks among the top nursing programs in New York State and nationwide, featuring classroom, clinical, laboratory and computer-assisted study within a state-of-the-art teaching environment. Innovative program design, low student-to-instructor ratios and affordable tuition are among the college’s strengths. More than 5,000 men and women have graduated from the Pomeroy College of Nursing over its century of serving Central New York.

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Measures of Student Achievement
NCLEX-RN Success Rates (percentage of students who passed the licensing examination on the first attempt)

Year PCON Pass rate NYS Average National Average
2018 97% 87% 88%
2017 100% 85% 87%
2016 89% 83% 85%


Job Placement Rates
 (percentage of graduates who obtained a RN position within 12 months of graduation)

2017 – 90%
2016 –  96%
2015 –  97%

Retention Rates (percentage of original cohort who returned for the second year of study)
Cohort enterting 2017 — 84%
Cohort entering 2016 – 78%
Cohort entering 2015 – 83%

Program Completion Rates (three-yr graduation rate)
2015 – 58%
2014 – 69%
2013 – 66%