Chamberlain College of Nursing Jacksonville Campus

Accredited nursing school in Florida

At our Jacksonville campus, you can take the first steps towards your nursing career with the CCNE accredited* Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program. The three-year BSN program has no wait lists or prerequisites, giving our BSN students the opportunity to earn their degrees faster than the traditional four-year institutions.

Chamberlain graduates can sit for the NCLEX-RN® sooner, and start their careers before their counterparts.

Campus Three year BSN Program
 


Classes start May 1, 2017

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3-Year BSN Program

3-Year BSN Program

BSN Program Overview

Chamberlain College of Nursing's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program enables students to earn their BSN degree in as few as three years of year-round study instead of the typical four years with summers off, allowing students to enter the workforce sooner than their peers at other higher education institutions.

  • CCNE-accredited* BSN degree program
  • Available at 20 locations across the country
  • High-tech nursing labs and experienced faculty
  • No wait lists

Military to BSN Option

Chamberlain is committed to providing quality and accessible nursing education to veterans and current members of our nation’s armed services.

The Military to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) option is designed for those who wish to transition from a healthcare role in the military to a civilian role as a registered nurse. The Military to BSN Option is currently offered at Chamberlain’s Arlington and Jacksonville campuses.

Curriculum

Chamberlain’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) curriculum is designed to advance students’ ability to retain and apply essential knowledge. The focus is on conceptual learning, giving students the skills to translate theory into practice.

Hands-on experience in both the Chamberlain SIMCARE CENTER™ and the on-site clinical setting allow nursing students to work side-by-side with faculty, mentors, peers, and experienced professional nurses as they refine their direct patient-care nursing skills.

The BSN degree program consists of a minimum of 122 credit hours: 56 credit hours in liberal arts and sciences and 66 credit hours in nursing.

BSN Degree Program Curriculum Plan (PDF)

Admission Requirements

Prospective students must complete an application and interview with a Chamberlain admission representative. When all admission requirements are fulfilled, applicants are notified in writing of their admission status to a specific Chamberlain program and location. 

Learn more about our admission requirements.


SimCare Center

Life-Like Reactions

Patient simulators react much like a live patient would— they have vital signs, they voice discomfort, and can blink, sweat or bleed. The high-tech simulators are controlled remotely by instructors, who can alter the mannequin’s physical and verbal responses. The labs provide a safe environment for students to advance their knowledge, hone their nursing skills and learn from their mistakes.

Labs Replicate the Hospital Setting

From privacy curtain areas to scrub sinks to hospital beds, Chamberlain’s SIMCARE CENTER™ facilities closely replicate hospital and clinical settings. As part of Chamberlain’s commitment to academic excellence, the SIMCARE CENTER™ is also supported by a resource center that helps with the development of complex skills like medication calculation.

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Please call our Main Campus Office at 904-251-8110 if you have any questions.

  • Contact Information

    5200 Belfort Road
    Jacksonville, FL 32256
    Phone 904.251.8110
    Toll Free 877.751.5783
    Fax 904.251.8390
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:
    8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

    Wednesday:
    8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Friday:
    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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Tuition & Expenses

Financing Your Chamberlain Education

BSN Program Costs

At Chamberlain, we’ll do everything we can to help you earn your nursing degree and focus on your career.

  • BSN Expenses – Effective May 2017

    Effective May 2017
    Requirement
    Expense
    Application Fee & A2 Assessment
    $95
    Tuition
    $675 per credit hour
    Background Check/Drug Screening
    $200
    Student Services Fee
    $150 per session
    Books & Supplies
    $150 per session
    Health Screening & Immunizations
    $500-$1,400
    Group Accident & Sickness Insurance
    $2,208
    Other Clinical (related fees may apply)
    Varies by state
  • BSN Expenses – Effective November 2016

    Effective November 2016
    Requirement
    Expense
    Application Fee & A2 Assessment
    $95
    Tuition
    $675 per credit hour
    Background Check/Drug Screening
    $150
    Student Services Fee
    $150 per session
    Books & Supplies
    $50 per session
    Health Screening & Immunizations
    $500-$1,400
    Group Accident & Sickness Insurance
    $1,093
    Other Clinical (related fees may apply)
    Varies by state
  • BSN Expenses – Effective November 2016

    Effective November 2016
    Requirement
    Expense
    Application Fee & A2 Assessment
    $95
    Tuition
    $675 per credit hour
    Background Check/Drug Screening
    $150
    Student Services Fee
    $150 per session
    Books & Supplies
    $50 per session
    Health Screening & Immunizations
    $500-$1,400
    Group Accident & Sickness Insurance
    $1,093
    Other Clinical (related fees may apply)
    Varies by state
Background Check/Drug Screening includes fingerprinting in all states except AZ, CA and TX.
Estimated costs vary by location, see the Total Cost Calculations (PDF).

Costs subject to change each session and vary by individual circumstances.

 

Financial Aid Options

Chamberlain admissions representatives will help you identify all your
financing options, as well as help you apply for and get the financial 
assistance you need. More than 80% of Chamberlain students receive some form of financial aid. Financial aid is available in the form of federal and private loans, scholarships, grants and work-study to those who qualify.

DNP Admission Requirements

Upcoming Events

Campus Life

Fostering Learning and Student Growth

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Center for Academic Success

In the Center for Academic Success (CAS), you will receive additional academic support from Master's-prepared nurses and peer tutors. Take advantage of a wide range of services, including workshops related to coursework, group and one-on-one tutoring, study strategy resources, test remediation and NCLEX-preparation.

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Global Health Education Program

Students are able to gain a deeper understanding of cultural and economic differences through their real-world experiences and the project can be done in place of the required community and multiculturalism health courses by participating in the Global Health Education Program.

Many Ways to Be Involved

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Student Government Association (SGA)

An organization with the purpose of listening to student concerns and suggestions and communicating these to the administration. The executive board is responsible for planning activities and community service events.
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Student Nurses' Association (SNA)

An organization that mentors the professional development of future registered nurses by providing educational resources, leadership opportunities, and career guidance. SNA hosts many education and community service events throughout the year. Website: www.nsna.org
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Phi Pi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society

The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, is the second-largest nursing organization in the world, with approximately 135,000 active members from 90 countries.

I have never gone to a school where it actually felt like family. I want success with my peers, the faculty want success from you. Just to have that community of constant support makes it home. This is my home and I love it here.

Heather Zayas

3-Year BSN

Accreditation & Approvals

CCNE Accreditation

*The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education  (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036,  202.887.6791). Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher  Learning Commission (HLC, www.hlcommission.org).

See additional accreditation information

Accredited Florida Nursing Schools - Florida Approvals

Chamberlain College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program holds full approval by the Florida Board of Nursing; 4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN CO2, Tallahassee, FL 32399, (850) 245-4125.

Chamberlain is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400, (850) 245-3200.

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Classes begin every 8 weeks.

Call 877.751.5783 to speak with an admission representative.

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