College of New Rochelle

The College of New Rochelle (CNR) provides a vibrant educational environment which is enhanced by the abundance of intellectual, professional and cultural programs available locally in Westchester County and in New York City. Grounded in the liberal arts, academic programs promote the development of critical thinking, communication and problem solving skills, all of which are greatly valued by employers in a fast paced and shifting global market. CNR effectively prepares students, not only for their first and important career entry position, but also for the positions of greater responsibility, leadership and expertise they will have in the future.The co-educational School of Nursing is renowned for its outstanding curriculum and quality education. The philosophy and holistic approach to nursing is embodied by the "CNR Nurse" who possess the knowledge, skills, compassion and professionalism that are highly valued in the healthcare community. Nursing students at CNR participate in clinical placements in some of the most prestigious hospitals in New York. Skills and knowledge acquired in the classroom are also practiced in the Learning Resource Center, a state-of-the-art clinical simulation laboratory. The School of Nursing was recently chronicled as one of "13 Life-Changing College Programs in Westchester" by Westchester Magazine, noting the programs emphasis on teaching advanced clinical skills, while producing nurses known for empathy and compassion for their patients.The School of Arts & Sciences offers young women and men a choice of 27 degree and pre-professional programs including biology, business, chemistry, communication arts, pre-law, pre-med, social work, art, psychology and more. Students can obtain certification in education, legal studies, forensic studies and community action. The liberal arts prepares students exceptionally well for 21st century careers. Students have access to highly competitive internships that often lead to employment opportunities upon graduation. The Honors Program consists of interdisciplinary study and opportunities for independent research for students in all disciplines. The program places a high priority on intellectual rigor, scholarly discovery and social excellence, while fostering academic independence, initiative, leadership, collaboration and community involvement.CNR recognizes outstanding students by awarding generous merit scholarships to those who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment and intellectual promise. Many students receive merit aid, and need-based aid is also available. The study abroad program, supported by the Taylor Foundation which funds up to half the cost for qualified students, provides a special opportunity to expand educational preparation through global experiences.The College of New Rochelle has been recognized by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning as one of six best practice institutions and has been named as a "College of Distinction". CNR has been recognized for five consecutive years on the Presidents Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. The College has recently received two federal grants totaling $14M that provide intensive resources to support student success.Founded in 1904 by the Ursuline sisters, CNR is an independent College which is Catholic in origin and heritage, welcoming students of all faith traditions. The College is committed to a respect and concern for each individual. It seeks to challenge students to achieve the full development of their talents and a greater understanding of themselves. It encourages the examination of values through the creative and responsible use of reason. Concerned with social justice, the College responds to the needs of society through its educational programs and service activities and through fostering the concept of education-for-service.

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Private, Coed 1904 N/A Semester N/A 29 Castle Place, New Rochelle, NY 10805 (914) 654-5452
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New York New Rochelle 619