Earn Your BSN in Arlington

Accredited Nursing School Located in Virginia

Take the first steps on the path to your career as a nurse at our Arlington campus. Here, we offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program that is accredited* by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

We’re focused on educating nurses. To help nursing students achieve their goals, our three-year BSN degree program offers small class sizes, requires no prerequisite courses and has no waiting lists.

Here, you can earn your degree faster than students attending traditional four-year schools that take summers off. As a result, you can sit for the NCLEX-RN® sooner, giving you the opportunity to start your career more quickly.

Our Arlington campus is located off interstate 395 south and the George Washington Memorial Parkway by the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Many local amenities including, restaurants, hotels and parks, are within short walking or driving distance.

The campus is designed to foster learning and student growth by blending form and functionality. Students will learn in clean, modern classrooms setup for today’s student needs.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Program

Our BSN program was created with your needs in mind.

We keep class sizes small, allowing you a more personal experience with your professors.

We combine general education and nursing courses into a single curriculum, allowing you to take nursing-specific courses as early as the end of your first year of classes.

And we enable your growth as a nurse, by educating you in real life scenarios which prepare you for your patient interactions.

Overall, you need 122 total credit hours to earn your BSN, which includes 66 credit hours in nursing-specific courses and 56 credit hours in liberal arts and sciences courses.

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Military to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Option

The Arlington campus offers the Military to BSN option, designed for those who wish to transition from a healthcare role in the military to a civilian role as a registered nurse.

Students in the Military to BSN Option will take three military-specific courses that bridge the gap between previously gained knowledge, skills and abilities and the expected learning outcomes in the BSN program’s foundational courses. Learn more about the Military to BSN option.

International Transfer Students

Chamberlain is now accepting international transfer students at the Arlington Campus. If you already have your F1 visa, you have the opportunity to earn your nursing degree at an American college and bring an accredited degree and a world of experience home to transform care in your country.

Pursuing your nursing degree can be one of the most rewarding and challenging times of your life. At Chamberlain, we understand what it takes to earn a BSN degree and we have built support services to assist you at all stages of your degree program.

Find out more about our international student transfer process.

What Students Can Expect

At our Arlington campus, classes are taught by currently practicing nurses and seasoned professors who stay on top of the latest healthcare practices, principles and technology.

In our SIMCARE CENTER™ you’ll leave the books behind and put into practice what you’ve learned in class and perfected in labs. You’ll work with high-tech patient mannequins which act and react just like their real-life counterparts.

And as your education progresses, you’ll take part in clinicals. The clinical experience places you in live healthcare settings where you’ll be guided by RNs who will act as your preceptors as you help real patients. These preceptors will be available to help you with procedures, answer questions and offer assistance as needed.

Additional resources are available to help you earn your BSN, including:

  • Early Alert – We proactively identify students who are experiencing academic performance issues and reach out to increase student success.
  • ASPIRE – A personal-support program for students and their families to address issues with school or daily life. This service is provided at no-cost and is confidential.
  • Career Services – Get help planning your career, practice interviewing and learn how to best design your resume. You’ll also get help finding employment opportunities.
  • Center for Academic Success (CAS) – Helping students succeed through tutoring, assessment, teaching and other resources.

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Accreditation and Approvals

Accredited Nursing Schools - Virginia Approvals

Chamberlain College of Nursing is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, 101 N. 14th Street, 10th Floor, James Monroe Building, Richmond, VA 23219, 804.225.2600. Chamberlain College of Nursing is approved to operate from the Virginia Board of Nursing Perimeter Center, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Henrico, VA 23233-1463, 804.367.4515. 

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*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).

Chamberlain College of Nursing is located in Arlington, Virginia at 2450 Crystal Drive Suite 319, 22202

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Classes start January 2, 2017.

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Chamberlain College of Nursing is an HLC-accredited* nursing school in Arlington, Virginia that offers a CCNE-accredited* Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program on-site.

Arlington Office Hours

Mon - Tue: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Wed: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Thurs: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Main Phone: 703.416.7300

Toll Free: 877.751.5783

Fax: 703.416.7490