Earn your nursing degree at an American college and bring an accredited degree and a world of experience home to transform care in your country.

Pursuing your nursing degree can be one of the most rewarding and challenging times of your life. At Chamberlain, we understand what it takes to earn a BSN degree and we have built support services to assist you at all stages of your degree program.

Find out more about our 3-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program.

How to Apply

We strive to keep the admission process simple. Your admission representative will help you find the best path for you to move through the admission process. 

The first steps are to prepare your application forms, gather documentation, transfer your F-1 student visa and finalize your travel and living arrangements.

Completed documentation is due four weeks prior to your desired start date.

Where is Chamberlain?

We have 20 campus locations across the United States. Two of these campuses are specifically prepared to service and address the needs of international students.

Chamberlain College of Nursing Application Requirements

  • Select your Chamberlain campus location (Chicago or Washington D.C./Arlington)
  • Interview with an admission representative
  • Complete the Application for Admission
  • Basic and prerequisite skills evaluation in math, reading and writing (if applicable)
  • Student visa transfer to Chamberlain College of Nursing
  • Payment for application fee
  • Official/certified copy of Proof of English (POE) proficiency or completion of an ESL program from one of our approved ESL partners
  • A copy of your valid passport

I-20 Transfer Requirements

  • International application for admission
  • Letter of acceptance
  • Proof of financial support
  • Review of financial support for
  • F-1 Visa students
  • Affidavit of financial support for
  • F-1 Visa students or USCIS form
  • I-134 affidavit of support
  • Rules on maintaining F-1 Visa status must be signed and dated by the applicant

An admission representative and international student service advisor can work with you to gather these documents and provide more detailed information.

A Diverse Community

In a global healthcare environment, multicultural issues and the cultural attributes of special populations affect the health and healthcare of individuals, families and communities around the world. On our campuses, through our curriculum and as part of a full spectrum of social, cause-related and field experiences, Chamberlain promotes diversity by providing our nursing students the opportunity to expand their educational, professional and cultural horizons. By promoting an appreciation and understanding of others, Chamberlain is committed to making a difference in the lives of our students – and in the world.

Promoting community through participation

A variety of organizations are available to students to support and enhance their experiences at Chamberlain. Our goal is to promote a feeling of community and comfort, while affording students the opportunity to participate in leadership and decision-making roles. Student organizations include:

• National Student Nurses Association (NSNA)

• Chamberlain College of Nursing Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Pi Chapter

• Student Government Association (SGA)

• College Committees

NOTE: Not all student organizations are available on all campuses.


The ASPIRE student assistance program can assistance students with their housing needs. Students who need help locating housing or who have problems related to living arrangements should contact an ASPIRE specialist by calling 888.470.1531, texting 858.224.2094, emailing info@myASPIREonline.com or visiting myaspireonline.com. Chamberlain is committed to a policy of non-discrimination in housing, and all housing to which students are referred complies with this policy.

Take the First Step

Classes begin every 8 weeks.

Call 877.751.5783 to speak with an admission representative.

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