Practical Nursing Exam Information



EXAM LOCATION: SWBOCES Center for Adult & Community Services, 450 Mamaroneck Ave, 2nd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528

EXAM REGISTRATION: You must register for the entrance exam in advance. Your complete application package must be submitted at least one week prior to the entrance exam date. Incomplete applications are not accepted. The non-refundable Entrance Exam Fee of $155.00 is payable by Credit/Debit Card, Bank Check or Money Order, made payable to Southern Westchester BOCES. Cash and personal checks are not accepted. It is recommended to reserve early as seating in testing sessions is limited. Candidates should exam date from choices listed below. Candidates are permitted to take the SWBOCES Practical Nursing Entrance Exam once a year.

CHOOSE ONE EXAM DATE FROM THE FOLLOWING: (Note that date and time of your exam will be printed on your receipt).


  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to exam start.
  • All exams begin promptly at scheduled time. Late arrivals will not be admitted.
  • Candidates should be prepared to stay for four (4) hours. Bring your payment receipt and Photo ID.
  • Bring 2 or more sharpened #2 pencils.
  • Food, cell phones and electronic devices of any kind are prohibited in the testing area.

Please Note: There is a $50 Entrance Exam Date Rescheduling Fee