Carolinas College of Health Sciences (CCHS) is located in Charlotte North Carolina and is affiliated with the Carolinas Healthcare System which has facilities throughout North and South Carolina. Nursing is one of many health related fields for which CCHS provides education leading to associate degrees or licensure. For the 2012 academic year CCHS was named the top 2 year college in the country, based on graduation rates, student/faculty ratio/ and student outcomes. 2012 outcomes included an 85% graduation rate and an 81% employment within six months of graduation.
In the nursing program, 80% of graduates fine employment within the Carolinas Health Care System. The principal degree offered is the AAS (Associate of Applied Science) degree in nursing, although CCHS offers a dual enrollment option with the University of North Carolina – Charlotte leading to a baccalaureate degree as well as a program for current LPNs to earn an associate degree in nursing.
The school has earned accreditation from the ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing) and is approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Upon completion of the program graduates can take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). In 2012 the school had a graduation rate among the highest in the country – 91% with a “near-perfect” pass record on the NCLEX-RN.
The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Radiologic Technology (A)
Medical Technology (A, C)
Surgical Technologist (A, C)
Radiology Technician (A, C)
Histologic Technology (A, C)
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
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Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $11,000-$13,000
- Part time students are estimated to pay about $330 to $390 per unit
- Required fees for full-time students: $1,200
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$4,226|
|Receiving Student Loans||100%||$4,289|
Other Healthcare or Nursing Schools
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Carolinas College of Health Sciences.
- Mercy School of Nursing in Charlotte, NC (6 miles away)
- Watts School of Nursing in Durham, NC (121 miles away)
- Danville Regional Medical Center School of Health Professions in Danville, VA (125 miles away)
- Centra College of Nursing in Lynchburg, VA (179 miles away)
- Grady Health System Professional Schools in Atlanta, GA (225 miles away)