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Nursing School in Charlotte, North Carolina

89.47% first-time NCLEX® pass rates in calendar year 2022


Nursing School in Charlotte, NC: a Hands-On BSN

At Chamberlain’sCharlotte,North Carolina nursing program,you get hands-on training in our on-site clinical setting and in our distinctive SIMCARE CENTER™. As you train with classmates, faculty, mentors, and knowledgeable registered nurses, you gain vital skills in direct patient-care nursing. The SIMCARE CENTER™ features multiple aspects of simulated care, and the center’s high-tech patient manikins help you develop expertise in diagnostic nursing. Patient simulators have bodily functions and show vital signs, and they demonstrate a wide range of symptoms. The SIMCARE CENTER™ gives you a secure health care setting where you can practice your nursing abilities before moving on to living and breathing human patients in the clinicals portion of the Chamberlain Charlotte curriculum

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Ask a Student

How was your experience attending Chamberlain’s nursing school in Charlotte, NC?

"My experience was amazing. You have people around you that will support you the entire way. You feel special at Charlotte because you’re not just a number. It’s the family environment that makes Chamberlain Charlotte different from other campuses.” 

Ashleigh Grimes

Chamberlain Charlotte ‘21 alum

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Charlotte Campus Contact Information

2015 Ayrsley Town Blvd.
Suite 204
Charlotte, NC 28273

Toll Free 877.751.5783

Monday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Student Support FAQs

How does Chamberlain Charlotte prepare students for the NCLEX®?

As a student in our Charlotte 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 bridges to cross before becoming an RN.

Do students at Chamberlain Charlotte have access to tutoring services?

Our BSN program in Charlotte, North Carolina, has many tutoring and other academic support services. The Center for Academic Success (CAS) at the Charlotte 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 right after high school or transfer college credits at our BSN program in Charlotte, North Carolina

You can start our BSN program in Charlotte right after high school—or you can transfer college credits to hit the ground running. You can go to Chamberlain Charlotte after you graduate from high school—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.


If you are a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or a licensed vocational nurse (LVN), then you have a leg up on your BSN degree at Chamberlain Charlotte. 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 Charlotte, North Carolina.

View admission requirements here.


Transfer Students

If you already have an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree, or if you just have some college credits, Chamberlain Charlotte will help you transfer relevant credits to get a head start on your BSN degree. Your previous college work will help you fulfill credit needs, but there are no prerequisites for our BSN program in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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 Charlotte 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 Charlotte area communities as a nursing student at Chamberlain—and our outreach goes far beyond North Carolina, too. In the Global Health Education Program, you earn community health course credits while practicing clinical nursing skills in various locations around the world.

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Global Health Education Program

If you want to practice healthcare in communities around the globe, the Chamberlain University Global Health Education Program may be the opportunity for you. Real-world experience gives you a better understanding of individual cultures and their unique economic and social challenges. Students spend two weeks in their location of choice—and a variety of locations are available. Community and multiculturalism health courses are completed by participating in the program.

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Charlotte Campus Clubs and Organizations

Join a club or student organization, the Charlotte campus offers the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society, Student Government Association (SGA), and National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA).

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

Accredited? Yes!

Learn more about our accredited nursing school in Charlotte, North Carolina

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the accreditation authority for nursing schools in the United States, accredits Chamberlain University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program, the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, and the post-graduate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) certificate program. For the most recent accreditation information, visit

Chamberlain University is also accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.

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Accredited Nursing School – North Carolina Approvals

Chamberlain University has been evaluated by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors (910 Raleigh Rd., Chapel Hill 27515, 919.962.4559) and is licensed to conduct higher education degree activity. Chamberlain’s guaranty bond for unearned prepaid tuition is on file with the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and may be viewed by contacting the Licensing Department at Adtalem Global Education. Chamberlain College of Nursing has been granted full approval for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program by the North Carolina Board of Nursing, P.O. Box 2129, Raleigh, North Carolina 27602. 919.782.3211.

Charlotte Campus FAQ

Will a degree in a non-medical field help me at Chamberlain Charlotte?

At the BSN program at Chamberlain Charlotte, you can transfer qualifying credits from previous coursework—regardless of the field of study. Our Charlotte campus welcomes transfer students from schools across the country and can give them a head start on their BSN degree.

Request more information to get started.

Can Chamberlain students get scholarships?

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

What is the total number of credit hours needed to complete the Charlotte BSN program?

The Charlotte 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. 

What is the admission criteria?

Prospective Charlotte nursing students apply for admission by completing an application and then interviewing with a Chamberlain Charlotte admissions representative. When all admission criteria are satisfied, 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 Charlotte.