Carolinas College of Health Sciences

Tel: (704)355-5043
454 students
Public institution
Carolinas College of Health Sciences is a subsidiary of Carolinas HealthCare System, the nation's third largest non-profit healthcare system, giving our students extensive clinical opportunities at Carolinas HealthCare System facilities.
School Highlights:
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Carolinas College of Health Sciences serves 454 students (18.72% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
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Carolinas College of Health Sciences is one of 7 community colleges within Mecklenburg County, NC.
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The nearest community college is Central Piedmont Community College (1.27 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Carolinas College of Health Sciences Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 34 staff
60 staff
Number of Programs Offered 6 7

Student Body

The student population of 454 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 454 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 85 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 369 students
1,017 students
% Asian
3%
2%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
% Black
8%
12%
% White
73%
57%
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
9%
3%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.36 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 55%
89%
Percent Admitted 28%
79%
SAT Total Avg. 1,035
945
SAT Reading 505
465
SAT Math 530
480
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Carolinas College of Health Sciences is on the campus of Carolinas Medical Center (CMC), the area's only Level I trauma center. The college features a well-equipped computer lab, simulation labs and biology labs. Carolinas College of Health Sciences has a proud tradition of educating the region's best nurses and allied health providers. We offer a small-school environment with big-hospital opportunities and experiences. In the late 1980s, Carolinas HealthCare System administration recognized the need for a school and established the CMHA School of Nursing. A feasibility study was conducted in 1989 to validate the need for nurses at the local and statewide level. Degree granting authority was obtained through the Hospital Authority Act [NC General Stat 113E-23 (a)(31)] and was delegated to the school by the Board of Commissioners. In December 1993, CMHA's Board of Commissioners passed a resolution to incorporate the CMHA School of Nursing and to appoint a board of directors for the school. Degree granting authority was delegated to the board of directors. The school was located on Blythe Boulevard on the Carolinas Medical Center campus in metropolitan Charlotte, NC. The school moved into the newly renovated Rankin Education Center in July 1994. Academic programs are offered in Nursing, Pre-Nursing, Emergency Medical Sciences, Radiologic Technology, Surgical Technology, Medical Technology, General Education, Nurse Aide I, Phlebotomy and CPR / Life Support Courses. Carolinas College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award the Associate of Applied Science degree. The college also offers diploma and certificate-level educational programs.

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The average community college acceptance rate in Charlotte is 74%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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