Nursing Schools in NC – North Carolina

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Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, BS to BSN, RN to BSN/MSN, Nurse Practitioner, and DNP degree programs provided by accredited North Carolina nursing schools and colleges.

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There are 82 colleges and universities in North Carolina that offer nursing degree programs of varying degree levels. Explore nursing schools below.


Alamance Community College

Alamance Community College logo
Location: Graham, NC
Student Enrollment: 4,336
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University logo
Location: Boone, NC
Student Enrollment: 18,295
Type of School: 4-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's, Master's

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College logo
Location: Asheville, NC
Student Enrollment: 7,226
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Barton College

Barton College logo
Location: Wilson, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,051
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's, Master's

Beaufort County Community College

Beaufort County Community College logo
Location: Washington, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,522
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Bladen Community College

Bladen Community College logo
Location: Dublin, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,248
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Blue Ridge Community College

Blue Ridge Community College logo
Location: Flat Rock, NC
Student Enrollment: 2,197
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Associate

Brunswick Community College

Brunswick Community College logo
Location: Bolivia, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,400
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Cabarrus College of Health Sciences logo
Location: Concord, NC
Student Enrollment: 470
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Associate, Bachelor's

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute logo
Location: Hudson, NC
Student Enrollment: 3,369
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Associate

Campbell University

Campbell University logo
Location: Buies Creek, NC
Student Enrollment: 6,786
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's

Cape Fear Community College

Cape Fear Community College logo
Location: Wilmington, NC
Student Enrollment: 8,692
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Carolinas College of Health Sciences

Carolinas College of Health Sciences logo
Location: Charlotte, NC
Student Enrollment: 444
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Associate

Carteret Community College

Carteret Community College logo
Location: Morehead City, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,500
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Catawba College

Catawba College logo
Location: Salisbury, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,306
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's

Catawba Valley Community College

Catawba Valley Community College logo
Location: Hickory, NC
Student Enrollment: 4,703
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Associate

Central Carolina Community College

Central Carolina Community College logo
Location: Sanford, NC
Student Enrollment: 5,137
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Central Piedmont Community College

Central Piedmont Community College logo
Location: Charlotte, NC
Student Enrollment: 19,487
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Cleveland Community College

Cleveland Community College logo
Location: Shelby, NC
Student Enrollment: 2,832
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Coastal Carolina Community College

Coastal Carolina Community College logo
Location: Jacksonville, NC
Student Enrollment: 3,984
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

College of the Albemarle

College of the Albemarle logo
Location: Elizabeth City, NC
Student Enrollment: 2,268
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Craven Community College

Craven Community College logo
Location: New Bern, NC
Student Enrollment: 2,883
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Davidson County Community College

Davidson County Community College logo
Location: Thomasville, NC
Student Enrollment: 3,819
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Duke University

Duke University logo
Location: Durham, NC
Student Enrollment: 15,735
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

Durham Technical Community College

Durham Technical Community College logo
Location: Durham, NC
Student Enrollment: 5,174
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

East Carolina University

East Carolina University logo
Location: Greenville, NC
Student Enrollment: 28,962
Type of School: 4-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

Edgecombe Community College

Edgecombe Community College logo
Location: Tarboro, NC
Student Enrollment: 2,228
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville State University logo
Location: Fayetteville, NC
Student Enrollment: 6,223
Type of School: 4-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's

Fayetteville Technical Community College

Fayetteville Technical Community College logo
Location: Fayetteville, NC
Student Enrollment: 11,380
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Forsyth Technical Community College

Forsyth Technical Community College logo
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Student Enrollment: 7,890
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Gardner-Webb University

Gardner-Webb University logo
Location: Boiling Springs, NC
Student Enrollment: 3,915
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

Gaston College

Gaston College logo
Location: Dallas, NC
Student Enrollment: 5,633
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Guilford Technical Community College

Guilford Technical Community College logo
Location: Jamestown, NC
Student Enrollment: 11,059
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Halifax Community College

Halifax Community College logo
Location: Weldon, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,136
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Haywood Community College

Haywood Community College logo
Location: Clyde, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,794
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Associate

Isothermal Community College

Isothermal Community College logo
Location: Spindale, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,921
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

James Sprunt Community College

James Sprunt Community College logo
Location: Kenansville, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,228
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Johnston Community College

Johnston Community College logo
Location: Smithfield, NC
Student Enrollment: 3,903
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Associate

Lees-McRae College

Lees-McRae College logo
Location: Banner Elk, NC
Student Enrollment: 991
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's

Lenoir Community College

Lenoir Community College logo
Location: Kinston, NC
Student Enrollment: 2,674
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Lenoir-Rhyne University

Lenoir-Rhyne University logo
Location: Hickory, NC
Student Enrollment: 2,523
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's, Master's

Mayland Community College

Mayland Community College logo
Location: Spruce Pine, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,188
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

McDowell Technical Community College

McDowell Technical Community College logo
Location: Marion, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,120
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Methodist University

Methodist University logo
Location: Fayetteville, NC
Student Enrollment: 2,446
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's

Mitchell Community College

Mitchell Community College logo
Location: Statesville, NC
Student Enrollment: 3,073
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Associate

Montgomery Community College

Montgomery Community College logo
Location: Troy, NC
Student Enrollment: 763
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate

Nash Community College

Nash Community College logo
Location: Rocky Mount, NC
Student Enrollment: 3,050
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

North Carolina A & T State University

North Carolina A & T State University logo
Location: Greensboro, NC
Student Enrollment: 11,177
Type of School: 4-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University logo
Location: Durham, NC
Student Enrollment: 8,094
Type of School: 4-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's

Pfeiffer University

Pfeiffer University logo
Location: Misenheimer, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,414
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's

Piedmont Community College

Piedmont Community College logo
Location: Roxboro, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,298
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Pitt Community College

Pitt Community College logo
Location: Winterville, NC
Student Enrollment: 8,279
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Associate

Queens University of Charlotte

Queens University of Charlotte logo
Location: Charlotte, NC
Student Enrollment: 2,330
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's, Master's

Randolph Community College

Randolph Community College logo
Location: Asheboro, NC
Student Enrollment: 2,696
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Richmond Community College

Richmond Community College logo
Location: Hamlet, NC
Student Enrollment: 2,653
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Roanoke-Chowan Community College

Roanoke-Chowan Community College logo
Location: Ahoskie, NC
Student Enrollment: 881
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Associate

Robeson Community College

Robeson Community College logo
Location: Lumberton, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,843
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Rockingham Community College

Rockingham Community College logo
Location: Wentworth, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,779
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College logo
Location: Salisbury, NC
Student Enrollment: 5,338
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Sampson Community College

Sampson Community College logo
Location: Clinton, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,295
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Sandhills Community College

Sandhills Community College logo
Location: Pinehurst, NC
Student Enrollment: 3,782
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

South Piedmont Community College

South Piedmont Community College logo
Location: Polkton, NC
Student Enrollment: 2,751
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Southeastern Community College

Southeastern Community College logo
Location: Whiteville, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,344
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Southwestern Community College

Southwestern Community College logo
Location: Sylva, NC
Student Enrollment: 2,467
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Stanly Community College

Stanly Community College logo
Location: Albemarle, NC
Student Enrollment: 2,514
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Associate

Surry Community College

Surry Community College logo
Location: Dobson, NC
Student Enrollment: 3,379
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Tri-County Community College

Tri-County Community College logo
Location: Murphy, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,126
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Associate

University of Mount Olive

University of Mount Olive logo
Location: Mount Olive, NC
Student Enrollment: 3,430
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill logo
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Student Enrollment: 29,468
Type of School: 4-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Charlotte logo
Location: Charlotte, NC
Student Enrollment: 28,721
Type of School: 4-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

University of North Carolina at Greensboro logo
Location: Greensboro, NC
Student Enrollment: 19,647
Type of School: 4-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

University of North Carolina at Pembroke

University of North Carolina at Pembroke logo
Location: Pembroke, NC
Student Enrollment: 6,268
Type of School: 4-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's, Master's

University of North Carolina Wilmington

University of North Carolina Wilmington logo
Location: Wilmington, NC
Student Enrollment: 15,740
Type of School: 4-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's, Master's

Vance-Granville Community College

Vance-Granville Community College logo
Location: Henderson, NC
Student Enrollment: 3,200
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Wake Technical Community College

Wake Technical Community College logo
Location: Raleigh, NC
Student Enrollment: 21,747
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Wayne Community College

Wayne Community College logo
Location: Goldsboro, NC
Student Enrollment: 3,402
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University logo
Location: Cullowhee, NC
Student Enrollment: 10,805
Type of School: 4-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

Western Piedmont Community College

Western Piedmont Community College logo
Location: Morganton, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,789
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Associate

Wilkes Community College

Wilkes Community College logo
Location: Wilkesboro, NC
Student Enrollment: 2,609
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Associate

Wilson Community College

Wilson Community College logo
Location: Wilson, NC
Student Enrollment: 1,851
Type of School: 2-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Certificate, Associate

Wingate University

Wingate University logo
Location: Wingate, NC
Student Enrollment: 3,193
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: No
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's

Winston-Salem State University

Winston-Salem State University logo
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Student Enrollment: 5,151
Type of School: 4-year, Public
College Accredited: Yes
Online Nursing Programs: Yes
Nursing Degree Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

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Top Ranked North Carolina Nursing Schools:


  1. University of North Carolina at Pembroke

    Pembroke, NC
    #1


    • In-State Tuition: $5,144
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 96.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 72%
    • Students: 6,269

  2. East Carolina University

    Greenville, NC
    #2


    • In-State Tuition: $5,869
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 95.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 62%
    • Students: 26,947

  3. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Chapel Hill, NC
    #3


    • In-State Tuition: $8,340
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 95.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 28%
    • Students: 29,278

  4. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    Greensboro, NC
    #4


    • In-State Tuition: $6,388
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 92.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 60%
    • Students: 18,172

  5. Western Carolina University

    Cullowhee, NC
    #5


    • In-State Tuition: $6,479
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 97.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 38%
    • Students: 9,608

  6. University of North Carolina at Wilmington

    Wilmington, NC
    #6


    • In-State Tuition: $6,199
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 91.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 54%
    • Students: 13,733

  7. Duke University

    Durham, NC
    #7


    • In-State Tuition: $45,476
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 98.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 13%
    • Students: 15,386

  8. University of North Carolina at ?Charlotte

    Charlotte, NC
    #8


    • In-State Tuition: $6,105
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 86.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 69%
    • Students: 26,232

  9. Appalachian State University

    Boone, NC
    #9


    • In-State Tuition: $6,462
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 74.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 63%
    • Students: 17,589

  10. North Carolina A&T State University

    Greensboro, NC
    #10


    • In-State Tuition: $5,422
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 81.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 70%
    • Students: 10,636

  11. Winston-?Salem State University

    Winston-Salem, NC
    #11


    • In-State Tuition: $4,941
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 86.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 56%
    • Students: 5,689

  12. Barton College

    Wilson, NC
    #12


    • In-State Tuition: $24,180
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 95.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 44%
    • Students: 1,122

  13. North Carolina Central University

    Durham, NC
    #13


    • In-State Tuition: $5,525
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 70.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 50%
    • Students: 8,604

  14. Gardner-?Webb University

    Boiling Springs, NC
    #14


    • In-State Tuition: $25,830
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 86.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 55%
    • Students: 4,882

  15. Lenoir-?Rhyne University

    Hickory, NC
    #15


    • In-State Tuition: $29,310
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 66.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 84%
    • Students: 1,814

  16. Pfeiffer University

    Misenheimer, NC
    #16


    • In-State Tuition: $24,150
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 50.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 96%
    • Students: 2,025

  17. Queens University of Charlotte

    Charlotte, NC
    #17


    • In-State Tuition: $29,750
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 75.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 53%
    • Students: 2,386


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