Carolinas College of Health Sciences

  • 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

Carolinas College of Health Sciences serves 476 students (14% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.

Top Rankings

Carolinas College of Health Sciences ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Carolinas College of Health Sciences(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty61 staff256 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Carolinas College of Health Sciences has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The Carolinas College of Health Sciences diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment476 students2,330 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:110:1
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# Full-Time Students67 students727 students
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# Part-Time Students409 students1,603 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
6%
12%
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% Black
13%
21%
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% White
71%
55%
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% Two or more races
5%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.64
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College Completion Rate
50%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$48,100$27,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $13,412 is more than the state average of $3,920. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $13,412 is more than the state average of $9,538. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$13,412$3,920
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Out-State Tuition Fees$13,412$9,538
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,525$12,026
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,625
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Acceptance Rate35%60%
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SAT Total Avg.1,035986
SAT Reading505488
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SAT Math530498
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ACT Composite2121
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Source: 2020 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Carolinas College of Health Sciences is Central Piedmont Community College (1.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 18,646 students | 1.30 Mi1201 Elizabeth Avenue
    Charlotte, NC 28204
    (704) 330-2722
    1.3018,646
  • 1,523 students | 1.90 MiAcademic Center, 801 West Trade Street
    Charlotte, NC 28202
    (866) 598-2427
    1.901,523
  • 4,529 students | 20.40 Mi452 S Anderson Rd
    Rock Hill, SC 29730
    (803) 327-8000
    20.404,529
  • 5,655 students | 20.80 Mi201 Hwy 321 S
    Dallas, NC 28034
    (704) 922-6200
    20.805,655
  • 475 students | 21.30 Mi401 Medical Park Drive
    Concord, NC 28025
    (704) 403-1555
    21.30475
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