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Nursing School in New Orleans, Louisiana

Earn your BSN at the New Orleans Campus

Build Your Foundation at our Nursing Program in New Orleans, Louisiana

At our BSN program in New Orleans, there are no prerequisites! You can get your BSN degree in as few as three years—a year faster than traditional bachelor nursing

With no prerequisites, our BSN curriculum can be completed in three years of year-round study. This is great for those who have always wanted to become a nurse and are eager to quickly complete school. Our program is also ideal for recent high-school graduates and those looking to change careers.

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New Orleans, Louisiana Nursing School: A Hands-On BSN

At Chamberlain’s nursing program in New Orleans, you get hands-on training in our on-site clinical setting and in our specialized SIMCARE CENTER™. As you train with classmates, faculty, mentors, and seasoned registered nurses, you learn fundamental skills in direct patient-care nursing. The SIMCARE CENTER™ features a wide range of simulated care, and the center’s high-tech patient manikins help you develop critical diagnostic nursing expertise. Patient simulators have bodily functions and show vital signs, and they demonstrate a variety of symptoms. The SIMCARE CENTER™ gives you a safe health care setting where you can sharpen your nursing skills before moving on to living and breathing human patients in the clinicals portion of the Chamberlain New Orleans curriculum.

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How was the admissions process at Chamberlain’s New Orleans campus?

"Chamberlain welcomed me in and was very helpful throughout the entire process. It felt like they really wanted me to be there.”

Dana B.

‘21 BSN Student, New Orleans Campus

New Orleans Campus 
Contact Information


400 Labarre Road
Jefferson, LA 70121

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Mon - Thurs: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Student Support FAQs

How do Chamberlain New Orleans students prepare for the NCLEX®?

As an RN student in our New Orleans nursing college, you will have all the tools and resources you need to get ready for the NCLEX®. Assessments, extra help, simulations, and tutorials are readily accessible and proven effective. Passing the NCLEX® is one of the final hurdles to jump before becoming an RN.

What tutoring services are available at Chamberlain New Orleans?

Our BSN program in New Orleans, Louisiana, has many tutoring and academic support services. The Center for Academic Success (CAS) at the New Orleans campus offers academic support, one-on-one time with tutors, additional study materials, workshops, and more.

Will I get hands-on experience?

Hands-on nursing experience is gained in both the Chamberlain SIMCARE CENTER ™ and on-site clinical settings, giving students the chance to work side-by-side with faculty, peers and experienced professional nurses while refining their direct patient-care nursing skills.

Online general education and nursing courses may be offered within the BSN curriculum plan. In order to assist in successful completion of online coursework, an online readiness assessment is an integral part of the admission process. Based upon the outcome of the online readiness assessment, skill building activities may be required.

BSN Degree Program Curriculum Plan

Entry-Level and Transfer Students

You can start directly after high school or transfer college credits

You can go to Chamberlain New Orleans after your high school graduation—or after you pass the General Educational Development (GED®) test. Requirements include:

  • A high school diploma with a 2.75 grade point average or higher
  • Or a GED® test score of 551 if taken between 2002-2013, or a minimum score of 600 if taken in 2014 or after

If you take the Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI) Admission Assessment (A2) Exam, you will need a minimum score of 73.

Transfer Students

If you have an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree, or if you have taken some college classes, Chamberlain New Orleans will help you transfer relevant credits to get a jump on your BSN degree.

  • Your previous degree will help you fulfill credit needs, but there are no prerequisites for our BSN program in New Orleans, Louisiana.

View admission requirements here.


If you are a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or a licensed vocational nurse (LVN), then you have a head start on your BSN degree at Chamberlain New Orleans.

  • A licensed LPN or LVN can get up to nine proficiency credits—after passing proficiency and skills validation tests—to put toward a 3-year BSN degree at our nursing college in New Orleans, Louisiana.

View admission requirements here.

Get Involved - Student groups

Grow beyond the classroom by participating in student activities and groups

Connect with other students at Chamberlain’s nursing school in New Orleans through social activities, student and study groups, volunteer events, and much more

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Community Outreach

You will have the opportunity to help New Orleans area communities as a nursing student at Chamberlain.

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New Orleans Campus Clubs and Organizations

Join a club or student organization, the New Orleans campus offers the International Student Club (ISC), Phi Pi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society, Student Government Association (SGA), Student Nurses' Association (SNA), and Student Life Council. 

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

Join a Proudly Accredited Institution

View our Accreditations, State Authorizations and more

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Chamberlain University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, (

Chamberlain University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Accredited Nursing Schools - Louisiana Approvals

Chamberlain College of Nursing is currently licensed by the Board of Regents of the State of Louisiana. Licenses are renewed by the State Board of Regents every two years. Licensed institutions have met minimal operational standards set forth by the state, but licensure does not constitute accreditation, guarantee the transferability of credit, nor signify that programs are certifiable by any professional agency or organization.

Chamberlain College of Nursing has full approval to offer the pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program in New Orleans by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing, 17373 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70810, 225.755.7500.

New Orleans Campus FAQ

Will a degree in an unrelated field help me at Chamberlain New Orleans?

our nursing school in the New Orleans area, you can transfer qualifying credits from previous coursework—regardless of the field of study. Our New Orleans campus welcomes transfer students from across the country and gives them a head start on their BSN degree.

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Can I get a scholarship at Chamberlain?

Our student nurses at Chamberlain New Orleans have many scholarship opportunities from which to choose. Request more information to learn which financial aid options fit your situation best.

How many credit hours are required to complete the New Orleans BSN program?

The New Orleans BSN program requires a minimum of 122 credit hours: 56 credit hours in general education, and 66 credit hours in the nursing major.

View the BSN Degree Program Curriculum Plan to see what credits are required. 

How do I apply for admission to Chamberlain New Orleans?

Prospective New Orleans nursing students apply for admission by completing an application and then interviewing with a Chamberlain New Orleans admissions representative. When all aadmission criteria are met, applicants are told in writing of their admission status to a specific Chamberlain program and cycle. Learn more about Chamberlain University’s bachelor nursing program in New Orleans.