The Nursing Department at Farmingdale State College has a great reputation and is nationally recognized for graduating exceptional nurses. Our Nursing BS program is our most competitive program with limited seats available. We are ranked 8th Best Value RN program in New York.

We have a 98% NCLEX-RN pass rate and our programs are accredited by the New York State Board of Regents, making our school a top choice for many aspiring nurses.

Our mission is to advance nursing education in a student-centered learning environment to empower graduates to be exemplary citizens, scholars, professionals, and leaders in an increasingly diverse and interdependent world.

Whether a student is looking to start their education, transfer into Nursing, or advance their career, FSC has options.

Our progressive nursing and simulation laboratory offers students the opportunity to develop skills that they can apply in the clinical setting to provide holistic care that promotes optimum well-being to individuals and families.

Students can join the Honor Society Chi Gamma Chapter Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing.


Accreditations 

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CCNE Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The baccalaureate degree in nursing programs at Farmingdale State College, SUNY is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). CCNE is located at 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001; phone 202-887-6791 and registered and accredited by the New York State Education Department Office of the Professions.


The department of nursing graduates take the licensing examination in nursing. The NCLEX-RN pass rates for the last three years are

  • 2017: 94%
  • 2018: 98%
  • 2019: 98%

nursing department

Gleeson Hall, Room 204
934-420-2229
nursing@farmingdale.edu
Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Email

Lori Goodstone
Chair

Email

Panagiotis Kellarakos
Administrative Assistant 1

Nursing Information Sessions are held every Tuesday morning in Roosevelt Hall at 10am. REGISTER TODAY.

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On March 9th, 10th, and 11th the Department of Nursing at Farmingdale State College will host a site visit from the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a nationally recognized accrediting agency for baccalaureate and graduate degree programs in nursing education. As part of the process for our continued accreditation, CCNE policy requires that we provide an opportunity for the program’s constituents to submit, in writing, comments concerning our program’s qualifications for accreditation.

We invite participation in this process from faculty, students, and the campus community. Written and signed comments will be accepted by CCNE until February 6th 2020. Please include the name, address, and telephone number of the person providing comments. These comments are shared with the team prior to the visit, but at no time during the review process are these comments shared with the program.

Please submit comments to:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC, 20001