Chamberlain College of Nursing


Chamberlain College of Nursing is a private nursing school in the United States. It offers bachelor and master programs in nursing on both campus and online bases. The college has always been dedicated in graduating extraordinary nursing professionals who transform healthcare worldwide, and preparing nurses to advance healthcare outcomes.

Chamberlain College of Nursing was established in 1889 in St. Louis, as Deaconess School of Nursing. It was founded originally as a nurses’ training program associated with the United Church of Christ’s Deaconess Hospital. In 2006, it was renamed to Chamberlain College of Nursing with DeVry, Inc.’s acquisition of Deaconess in 2005. The college has several campuses in the United States, including the ones in Phoenix, Miramar, Jacksonville, Addison, Chicago, etc.

Chamberlain College of Nursing offers degrees in associate, bachelor’s, and master’s programs. The bachelor’s degree program does not require prior experience, and allows students to complete their degree in three years, instead of the typical four-year session.

The mission of Chamberlain College of Nursing is:

Chamberlain provides a superior nursing education experience distinguished by academic excellence, innovation, integrity and world class service. We are committed to graduating compassionate, ethical and knowledgeable nurse leaders who are empowered to transform healthcare.


Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of the regional accreditation agencies for colleges and universities at the institutional level in the United States.


The college offers three baccalaureate program options:

  1. Three-year BSN Degree Program
  2. Second Degree BSN Option
  3. RN-BSN Online Degree Completion Option

The college has been ranked fourth for faculty credentials and training among thirty-nine online graduate programs in nursing in the U.S. News & World Report ranking of online education degree programs.

As a college offering nursing training courses, Chamberlain has been an outstanding one, with more than 120 years’ history, and proven healthcare and nursing education model. The faculties in Chamberlain are all nursing professionals with on-hand experience, and students can get everything for their lifetime leaning, which is everything they need from starting to advancing their nursing careers.


Applicants are required to have a minimum composite ACT score of 21, a minimum A2 Assessment score of 75, or a minimum SAT critical reading and mathematics reasoning (CR-M) score of 990. For RN to BSN programs, applicants are expected to have an unencumbered nursing license, demonstrate mastery of English, and a minimum grade of C in all nursing courses.


The tuitions and fees vary among different programs, and may change with transfer credits, special tuition rates, and financial aids. Within each program, the tuitions are charged by credit hour, together with other charges such as student services, background check or drug screening, and application fee.

Various financial aids are available at Chamberlain College of Nursing, and about 85 percent students receive certain type of financial assistance to help cover the cost of their education. The financial aids include grants, loads, scholarships, and work study.

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