Prepare for Your Nursing Career at Our Nursing Program in Cleveland, Ohio
At our Cleveland campus, you can get started on your path to a nursing career with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited* Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program. We have temporarily moved our BSN degree program to an online learning platform, with only clinical rotations, return demonstrations, skills lab, simulation and fingerprinting being performed on-site.
There are no prerequisites for our BSN program, and it is designed to be finished in three years of full-time study – giving you the opportunity to earn your degree faster than through a traditional four-year course of study.
Get started now – classes start May 3
Introducing the BSN Hybrid Option
Chamberlain University College of Nursing’s Cleveland campus is excited to offer a new, more accessible way to earn a BSN for those who are ready to step forward in healthcare. Our new Hybrid option is designed for those who need the flexibility that online learning can offer while combining the benefits of on-campus experiences. This option offers a blended curriculum online with in-person attendance for select classes to facilitate connection with the campus, faculty, staff and peers.
Admission criteria, curriculum and time to degree completion are the same as our Traditional (on-campus) option. Plus, the Hybrid option offers the following great benefits:
- Virtual blended curriculum including asynchronous courses (instructor facilitated but not taught in real time) and synchronous courses (instructor led in real time)
- On-campus labs and simulation experiences utilizing the skills labs and high-tech SIMCARE CENTERTM
- Direct patient care experiences with onsite clinicals
- Academic support services including a virtual and campus-based Center for Academic Success
- Access to on-campus study spaces
Request information to learn more about the hybrid option.
Chamberlain’s Cleveland Campus + University Hospitals
Through an educational healthcare partnership with University Hospitals (UH), Chamberlain University College of Nursing’s Cleveland campus is now offering an innovative option for UH employees and UH affiliates to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree: The BSN Hybrid Option.
UH Employee Benefits
Chamberlain University’s Cleveland campus is offering UH employees a group-specific tuition savings of 15% and waived application fee* as part of UH’s educational healthcare partnership with Chamberlain.
In addition, Chamberlain is pleased to offer the BSN Hybrid Option at the Cleveland campus for UH employees and UH affiliates who need a more flexible schedule that online learning can offer, combined with the benefits of on-campus experiences.
Same Great BSN Degree Program: Admission criteria, curriculum and time to degree completion will be the same as our traditional BSN degree program.
If you’re concerned about the ongoing public health situation, please note that the delivery of all campus-based BSN coursework has moved temporarily online to keep students on track with their journey. We will continue monitoring the pandemic closely and reevaluating the situation as it evolves.
*Group-specific tuition savings only applicable to UH employees.
Already have a bachelor’s degree?
Save time and tuition costs with qualifying transfer credits
Chamberlain makes it simple to follow your passion and pursue a degree in nursing. With a bachelor’s degree in another field, you can find out which qualifying transfer credits from your first degree can help you earn your BSN even faster. Plus, our admissions representatives can work with you to see if you’re eligible for financial aid.
Your BSN is closer than you think
This is your opportunity to provide quality care during a time when it’s never been so important. If you’re ready to Step Forward and answer your call to serve others, we’re here to help you every step of the way.
Call an admission representative at 877.751.5783 or request information to learn more.
Tuition & Expenses
Financing Your Chamberlain Education
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 90% 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.
View tuition and expenses information for the BSN degree program.
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Accredited Nursing Schools in Cleveland, Ohio - Ohio Approvals
Chamberlain holds a certificate of authorization from the Ohio Department of Higher Education, 25 South Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215, 614.466.6000.
Chamberlain holds approval for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program, from the Ohio Board of Nursing, 17 South High Street, Suite 660, Columbus, OH 43215-3947, 614.466.3947
1For Ohio students who were enrolled prior to May 2016, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program consists of 129 credit hours, with 60 credit hours in liberal arts and sciences and 69 credit hours in nursing and has a total program cost of $90,920.
Cleveland Campus FAQ
Chamberlain’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) curriculum is structured to advance students’ abilities to retain essential knowledge and apply it in clinical settings. The curriculum focuses on conceptual learning and gives students critical skills to translate theory into nursing practice.
Chamberlain’s SIMCARE CENTER™ gives you the opportunity to hone fundamental nursing skills on high-tech patient manikins. Patient simulators have vital signs, bodily functions and produce a range of symptoms, allowing you the chance to provide quality care in a safe setting before transitioning to patients in the clinicals portion of the curriculum.
Chamberlain has partnered with ATI Nursing Education to meet our students’ needs through tools and resources that support a variety of learning styles. Whether it’s through videos, reading materials or their best-in-class learning solutions, ATI’s learning resources are there to support understanding, critical thinking and content mastery. And if you need extra help, tutorials, assessments and simulations are available and easy to access.
When considering registered nursing schools in Cleveland, Ohio, you might wonder if you can transfer credits from previous coursework. Chamberlain accepts qualifying transfer credits, to see if you are eligible, request more information to work with an admissions representative. With a bachelor’s degree in another field, you can find out which qualifying transfer credits from your first degree can help you earn your BSN even faster. Plus, our admissions representatives can work with you to see if you’re eligible for financial aid.
Yes, there are a variety of scholarship options available for our Cleveland campus students. Explore undergraduate and external scholarship opportunities or request more information to learn what financial aid options are available. Financial aid is available in the form of federal and private loans, scholarships, grants and work-study to those who qualify.
The Cleveland BSN program consists of 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.
As you explore BSN programs in Cleveland, Ohio, consider what support resources will be available to you. The Center for Academic Success (CAS) at the Cleveland campus offers workshops, study materials and appointments with tutors and academic support.
Prospective nursing students begin the admission process by first completing an application and then interviewing with a Chamberlain admission representative. When all admission criteria are fulfilled, prospective students are told in writing of their admission status to a specific Chamberlain program and location.
Learn more about our admission criteria to Chamberlain University’s nursing school in Cleveland, Ohio.