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Nursing School in San Antonio, Texas

Earn Your Nursing Degree in as few as 3 Years at our Nursing Program in San Antonio

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Nursing School in San Antonio: a Hands-On BSN

At Chamberlain’s nursing program in San Antonio, TX, you get hands-on training in our SIMCARE CENTER™ and in our on-site clinical setting. You work with classmates, faculty, mentors, and experienced registered nurses as you gain skills in direct patient-care nursing. The SIMCARE CENTER™ features many aspects of simulated care, giving you the chance to learn fundamental nursing skills on high-tech patient manikins. Patient simulators have bodily functions and vital signs, and they can show various symptoms. You can practice your nursing skills in a safe health care setting before moving on to real-life patients in the clinicals portion of the Chamberlain San Antonio curriculum.

 

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Ask a Student

How was your classroom experience at Chamberlain’s BSN program in San Antonio, TX? 

"I love how the class sizes are small. It allows for more one-on-one instruction and there’s not as much pressure to ask questions.”

Jess L.

‘23 BSN Student, San Antonio Campus

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San Antonio Campus Contact Information

Address
One51 Office Centre
9810 State Highway 151
San Antonio, Texas 78251

Toll Free 877.751.5783

Hours of Operation
Mon - Thurs: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Fri: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Student Support FAQs

How do Chamberlain students prepare for the NCLEX®?

As a BSN student at our nursing school in San Antonio, you have the tools and resources that support different learning styles for NCLEX® preparation. Assessments, extra help, simulations, and tutorials are easily accessed and readily available. Passing the NCLEX®is one of the final steps before becoming a registered nurse.

What tutoring services are available?

The BSN program in San Antonio, Texas, has many tutoring and academic support services. The Center for Academic Success (CAS) at the San Antonio campus offers academic support, personal time with tutors, extra study materials, workshops, and more.

Will I get hands-on experience?

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 theskills 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 general education and 66 credit hours in the nursing major.

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

Start straight after high school or transfer college credits at our BSN program in San Antonio, Texas

You can go to Chamberlain San Antonio 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.

LPNs & LVNs

If you are a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or a licensed vocational nurse (LVN), you have a leg up on your BSN degree at Chamberlain San Antonio. A licensed LPN or LVN can get a 3-year BSN degree at San Antonio, Texas, with up to nine proficiency credits—and after passing proficiency and skills validation tests.

View admission requirements here.

 

Transfer Students

If you already have a bachelor’s degree, or if you have some college credits, Chamberlain San Antonio will help you transfer qualifying credits to get a jump-start on your BSN degree. Your previous degree may help you in some of your nursing classes, but there are no prerequisites for our BSN program.

View admission requirements here.

 

Get Involved

Learn outside the classroom by getting involved with community outreach

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Community Outreach

You will have the opportunity to help San Antonio area communities as a nursing student at Chamberlain—and our outreach goes far beyond Texas, 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.

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? Absolutely!

Learn more about our accredited nursing school in San Antonio, Texas

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 https://www.chamberlain.edu/about/accreditation.

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 Schools - San Antonio, Texas Approvals

Chamberlain is authorized at the San Antonio campus to conduct courses and grant degrees by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, PO Box 12788, Austin, TX 78711, 512.427.6101. Chamberlain College of Nursing has initial approval to offer the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program in San Antonio by the Texas Board of Nursing, 333 Guadalupe Street, Suite 3-460, Austin, TX 78701, 512.305.7400.

San Antonio Campus FAQ

What if I have a degree in an unrelated field?

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

Request more information to get started.

 

What scholarships are available?

Our student nurses at Chamberlain San Antonio have access to many scholarship opportunities. Request more information to learn which financial aid options are best for you.

How many credit hours are needed for the San Antonio BSN program?

The San Antonio 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 credit requirements. 

How do I begin the application process for Chamberlain San Antonio?

Prospective San Antonio BSN students start the admission process by completing an application and then interviewing with a Chamberlain San Antonio admissions representative. When all admission criteria are fulfilled, prospective students 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 San Antonio, Texas.