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ACEN Accreditation

The Associate Nursing Program of Queensborough Community College located in Bayside, New York is accredited by the: 

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Nursing Program is Continuing Accreditation.

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


Degree Programs Offered

Dual/Joint Degree Program School of Professional Studies/CUNY

Dual/Joint Degree Program CUNY School of Professional Studies (SPS)

NYSED Code: 37062        HEGIS Code: 5208.10

Dual/Joint Degree Program York College/CUNY

Dual/Joint Degree Program York College/CUNY

NYSED Code: 36043        HEGIS Code: 5208.10

A.A.S. Nursing Degree Program

Nursing Degree Program

NYSED Code: 01513        HEGIS Code: 5208.10

Dual/Joint Degree Program Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing

Dual/Joint Degree Program Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing

NYSED Code: 34693        HEGIS Code: 5208.10

Allied Healthcare Certificate Programs


For the full list of Allied Healthcare Certificate Programs, please visit Continuing Education and Workforce Development.



SPRING 2025 Nursing Applications will be accepted October 7 through October 18, 2024.

Clinical and field placement sites require students to provide documentation of COVID-19 vaccination including booster shots as part of the necessary clearance requirements. Students who are not in compliance will not be accepted into the program/ dropped from their Nursing course.

To find a location offering initial and booster shots you may visit https://www.vaccines.gov.


Effective June 1st 2024 : NLN Pre-Admission Exam (NEX)
The NLN Nursing Entrance Exam (NEX) exam will be taken remotely for entrance into the Nursing program. Online testing will be permitted only through the live proctoring option by Proctor360. The cost is $68.50.

NLN NEX Exam Prep Online
Study guides and practice exams can be accessed through the NLN student store at www.nlntest.org. The cost is $35/each or bundle package for $75.00 for all three (verbal,math,science).

Please note: The NLN PAX exam will no longer be available after June 1st, but the scores will be accepted until the end of Fall 2024.

If you have any questions - please contact NLN Technical Support as follows:
Hours: Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm
Phone: 1-800-732-8656 ext. 2 or Email: custhelp@nln.org

Academic Advisement for the Nursing Department

Nursing students are members of the Health Related Sciences Academy. If you need assistance, please refer to the Health Related Sciences Academy web page listed under the Academics menu.

Please bring your Student Advisement Degree Audit Formopens in a new window. Clinical Nursing Students currently enrolled in NU-101, NU-102, NU-201, or NU-202 must see their Clinical Instructor for advisement.

Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.