RN Programs in North Carolina


In North Carolina, becoming a registered nurse (RN) is an excellent career choice. RN programs in North Carolina are actively recruiting qualified nursing students to try and graduate enough students to meet the states growing need for nurses.

A large cause of the nursing shortage in the state is the limited number of nursing educators available to teach nursing students. In addition, a growing elderly population increases the demand for registered nurses in the state. Many who are accepted to RN schools in North Carolina are being offered RN positions during their final semester. Graduates of North Carolina RN programs are in extremely high-demand and find work quickly upon graduation.

A career as a Registered Nurse is challenging and rewarding. There are three ways to find training as an RN in North Carolina, including Diploma, Associate Degree, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree (BSN). Graduates of all three programs qualify to take the national exam that leads to licensure.

RN Licensure in North Carolina

Graduates of an accredited RN program may apply for licensure in North Carolina. Graduates must pass the NCLEX-RN before their license is issued.

North Carolina RN Registry

North Carolina Board of Nursing

4516 Lake Boone Trail

Raleigh, NC 27607

 

RN Jobs and Salary in North Carolina

North Carolina’s largest cities, Charlotte and Greensboro, are where the most RN in demand RN positions area available. The average RN wage in North Carolina is $28.31 hourly and $58,880 annually. Registered nurses are needed in North Carolina’s hospitals, nursing homes, home health care agencies, and clinics.

Listed below are some of the largest and best-known employers of registered nurses in North Carolina.

Randolph Primary Care, Asheboro

Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro

Kings Mountain Hospital, Kings Mountain

High Point Regional Hospital, High Point

Gulfside Regional Hospice, Trinity

Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville

RN Programs in North Carolina

There many RN programs in North Carolina and they all have unique entrance requirements. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications about one year in advance of the time they want to begin classes.

The following programs take two to three years to complete, and they lead to a Diploma in Nursing:

Mercy School of Nursing

701-B Forest Pointe Circle

Charlotte, NC 28273

 

Watts School of Nursing

2828 Croasdaile Drive, Suite 200

Durham, NC 27705

 

These RN programs take two years to complete and they lead to an Associate Degree in Nursing:

 

Roanoke-Chowan Community College

Department of Nursing

109 Community College Road

Ahoskie, NC 27910-8048

 

Stanly Community College

Department of Nursing

141 College Drive

Albemarle, NC 28001

 

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Department of Nursing

340 Victoria Road

Asheville, NC 28801

 

South College

Department of Nursing

29 Turtle Creek Drive

Asheville, NC 28803

 

Carolinas College of Health Sciences

Division of Nursing

1200 Blythe Boulevard

Charlotte, NC 28203-5816

 

Central Piedmont Community College

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 35009

Charlotte, NC 28235-5009

 

Presbyterian School of Nursing

Admissions

1900 Selwyn Avenue

Charlotte, NC 28274

 

Sampson Community College

Department of Nursing

1801 Sunset Avenue

Clinton, NC 28328

 

Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Department of Nursing

401 Medical Park Drive

Concord, NC 28025

 

Gaston College

Department of Nursing

201 Highway 321 South

Dallas, NC 28034

 

Surry Community College

Department of Nursing

630 S. Main Street

Dobson, NC 27017

 

Bladen Community College

Department of Nursing

7418 NC Hwy. 41W

Dublin, NC 28332

 

Durham Technical Community College

Department of Nursing

1637 Lawson Street

Durham, NC 27703

 

Fayetteville Technical Community College

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 35236

2201 Hull Road

Fayetteville, NC 28303

 

Blue Ridge Community College

Department of Nursing

180 West Campus Drive

Flat Rock, NC 28731

 

Wayne Community College

Department of Nursing

3000 Wayne Memorial Drive

Goldsboro, NC 27534

 

Alamance Community College

Department of Nursing

1247 Jimmie Kerr Road

Graham, NC 27253-8597

 

Richmond Community College

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 1189

1042 West Hamlet Avenue

Hamlet, NC 28345

 

Vance-Granville Community College

Department of Nursing

200 Community College Road

Henderson, NC 27536

 

Catawba Valley Community College

Department of Nursing

2550 US Highway 70 Southeast

Hickory, NC 28602-8302

 

Caldwell Community College &

Technical Institute

Department of Nursing

372 Community College Drive

Boone, NC 28607

 

Randolph Community College

Department of Nursing

629 Industrial Park Drive

Asheboro, NC 27205

 

Gardner-Webb University

Department of Nursing

110 South Main Street

Boiling Springs, NC 28017

 

Guilford Technical Community College

Department of Nursing

601 High Point Road

Jamestown, NC 27282

 

James Sprunt Community College

Department of Nursing

114 Northeast Railroad Street

Wallace, NC 28466-2921

 

Lenoir Community College

Department of Nursing

231 NC Highway 58 S.

Kinston, NC 28504-6836

 

Davidson County Community College

Department of Nursing

297 Davidson County Community College Road

Thomasville, NC 27360

 

Robeson Community College

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 1420

95/301 North

Lumberton, NC 28359

 

South Piedmont Community College

Department of Nursing

4209 Old Charlotte Highway

Monroe, NC 28110

 

Carteret Community College

Department of Nursing

3505 Arendell Street

Morehead City, NC 28557

 

Western Piedmont Community College

Department of Nursing

1001 Burkemont Avenue

Morganton, NC 28655

 

Craven Community College

Department of Nursing

800 College Court

New Bern, NC 28562

 

Sandhills Community College

Department of Nursing

3395 Airport Road

Pinehurst, NC 28374

 

Wake Technical Community College

Department of Nursing

9101 Fayetteville Road

Raleigh, NC 27603

 

Nash Community College

Department of Nursing

522 N. Old Carriage Road

Rocky Mount, NC 27804-9708

 

NEWH Nursing Consortium

225 Tarboro Street

Rocky Mount, NC 27801

 

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 1595

Salisbury, NC 28145-1595

 

Central Carolina Community College

Department of Nursing

1105 Kelly Drive

Sanford, NC 27330-9840

 

Johnston Community College

Department of Nursing

245 College Road

Smithfield, NC 27577

 

Foothills Nursing Consortium

P.O. Box 804

286 ICC Loop Road

Spindale, NC 28160

 

Mayland Community College

Department of Nursing

200 Mayland Lane

Spruce Pine, NC 28777

 

Mitchell Community College

Department of Nursing

500 West Broad Street

Statesville, NC 28677

 

Brunswick Community College

Department of Nursing

50 College Road NE

P.O. Box 30

Supply, NC 28462

 

Southwestern Community College

Department of Nursing

447 College Drive

Sylva, NC 28779

 

Edgecombe Community College

Department of Nursing

2009 West Wilson Street

Tarboro, NC 27886

 

Halifax Community College

Department of Nursing

200 College Drive

Weldon, NC 27890-1121

 

Rockingham Community College

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 38

Wentworth, NC 27375

 

Southeastern Community College

Department of Nursing

4564 Chadbourn Highway

Whiteville, NC 28472

 

Wilkes Community College

Department of Nursing

1328 S. Collegiate Drive

P.O. Box 120

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

 

Cape Fear Community College

Department of Nursing

411 North Front Street

Wilmington, NC 28401

 

Wilson Community College

Department of Nursing

902 Herring Avenue E.

Wilson, NC 27893-3310

 

Region A Nursing Consortium

185 Freedlander Drive

Clyde, NC 28721-9454

 

College of The Albemarle

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 2327

Elizabeth City, NC 27906-2327

 

Pitt Community College

Department of Nursing

Highway 11 South

Greenville, NC 27835-7007

 

Coastal Carolina Community College

Department of Nursing

444 Western Boulevard

Jacksonville, NC 28546-6899

 

Piedmont Community College

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 1197

Roxboro, NC 27573-1197

 

Beaufort County Community College

Department of Nursing

5337 High 264 East

Washington, NC 27889

 

Forsyth Technical Community College

Department of Nursing

2100 Silas Creek Parkway

Winston-Salem, NC 27103

 

These RN programs lead to a BSN:

 

Gardner-Webb University

Department of Nursing

110 South Main Street

Boiling Springs, NC 28017

 

Appalachian State University

Department of Nursing

Boone, NC 28608

 

Presbyterian SON at Queens University of Charlotte

Department of Nursing

1900 Selwyn Avenue

Charlotte, NC 28274

 

Fayetteville State University

Department of Nursing

1200 Murchinson Road

Fayetteville, NC 28301

 

Methodist University

Department of Nursing

5400 Ramsey Street

Fayetteville, NC 28311

 

North Carolina A&T State University

Department of Nursing

1601 E. Market Street

Greensboro, NC 27411

 

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Department of nursing

1400 Spring Garden St.

Greensboro, NC 27412

 

Lenoir-Rhyne University

Department of Nursing

625 7th Avenue Northeast

Hickory, NC 28601

 

Pfeiffer University

Department of Nursing

4701 Park Road

Charlotte, NC 28209-3217

 

University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Department of Nursing

Pembroke Township

Pembroke, NC 28372

 

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Department of Nursing

601 S. College Road

Wilmington, NC 28403-3201

 

Barton College

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 5000

Wilson, NC 27893-2575

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

School of Nursing

CB #7460, Carrington Hall

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460

 

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

School of Nursing

9201 University City Boulevard

Charlotte, NC 28223

 

Western Carolina University

School of Nursing

207 Moore Hall

Cullowhee, NC 28723

 

Duke University

School of Nursing

207 Trent Drive

Durham, NC 27710

 

North Carolina Central University

Department of Nursing

1801 Fayette Street

Durham, NC 27707

 

East Carolina University

College of Nursing

Health Sciences Building

Room 4205L

Greenville, NC 27858

 

Winston-Salem State University

Department of Nursing

601 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

For reviews and a full list of RN programs in the state, please visit Nursing Schools in North Carolina.

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