Nursing Schools in North Carolina

The state of North Carolina is home to 86 nursing schools. This year, we evaluated 75 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best value schools in North Carolina. Nursingexplorer.com's ranking system is data-driven. We only use quantifiable data (such as NCLEX pass rate and average net price) to calculate the ranks. Learn more about our nursing schools ranking system here.

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Complete List of Nursing Schools in North Carolina

Listed below are all the nursing schools located in North Carolina. Use the sort feature to view which schools have the best RN and LPN programs, which ones are the cheapest or to compare campus sizes. Click on each school's name for more detail info.


Robeson Community College

Robeson Community College

Lumberton, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,280
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate100.0%
RN Programs best-value score93.3
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score82.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Johnston Community College

Johnston Community College

Smithfield, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,332
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate99.1%
RN Programs best-value score95.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
College of the Albemarle

College of the Albemarle

Elizabeth City, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,445
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate99.0%
RN Programs best-value score96.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate93.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score90.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Cape Fear Community College

Cape Fear Community College

Wilmington, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,955
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate98.7%
RN Programs best-value score93.6
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score83.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Mitchell Community College

Mitchell Community College

Statesville, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,763
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate98.3%
RN Programs best-value score91.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$14,456
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate97.9%
RN Programs best-value score87.1

Western Carolina University (WCU) is a public university in Cullowhee, North Carolina. It is part of the University of North Carolina, which operates a total of ten campuses. It was established in 1889 and is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the University of North Carolina ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Brunswick Community College

Brunswick Community College

Bolivia, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,433
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate97.8%
RN Programs best-value score96.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate98.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score90.6

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Wake Technical Community College

Wake Technical Community College

Raleigh, NC
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,732
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate97.7%
RN Programs best-value score91.4

Programs offered

  • ADN
Gaston College

Gaston College

Dallas, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,601
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate97.6%
RN Programs best-value score91.6
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate99.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score78.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Duke University

Duke University

Durham, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,011
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate97.2%
RN Programs best-value score78.1

Established in 1838, Duke University is a private university in Durham, North Carolina. The campus was originally located in Trinity and moved to Durham in 1892. The university has a sprawling campus spread over 8,600 acres on three connected campuses. The main campus includes the 210-foot Duke ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
  • BSN to DNP
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
Lenoir Community College

Lenoir Community College

Kinston, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,374
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.9%
RN Programs best-value score96.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score91.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Western Piedmont Community College

Western Piedmont Community College

Morganton, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,500
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.8%
RN Programs best-value score97.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
University of North Carolina Wilmington

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Wilmington, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$16,831
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.6%
RN Programs best-value score84.1

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
East Carolina University

East Carolina University

Greenville, NC
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$13,327
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.4%
RN Programs best-value score88.3

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,100
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.2%
RN Programs best-value score90.9

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is part of the University of North Carolina. Besides the Chapel Hill campus, there are nine other campuses throughout the state. The university was established in 1789, making it one of the oldest public universities in the country. It is also the ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to MSN
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
Surry Community College

Surry Community College

Dobson, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,721
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.0%
RN Programs best-value score93.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score83.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Fayetteville Technical Community College

Fayetteville Technical Community College

Fayetteville, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,413
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.9%
RN Programs best-value score95.2
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate81.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score85.0

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Queens University of Charlotte

Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$24,512
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.8%
RN Programs best-value score74.9

Queens University of Charlotte is a private university in Charlotte, North Carolina. The university was established in 1857. It was originally called the Charlotte Female Institute. The institute merged with the Presbyterian Female College in 1912 to become Queens College. It received ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to MSN
Carolinas College of Health Sciences

Carolinas College of Health Sciences

Charlotte, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$40,927
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.7%
RN Programs best-value score55.2

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Catawba Valley Community College

Catawba Valley Community College

Hickory, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,583
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.6%
RN Programs best-value score93.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
Wayne Community College

Wayne Community College

Goldsboro, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,066
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.3%
RN Programs best-value score96.8
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate96.4%
LPN/LVN best-value score91.6

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Davidson County Community College

Davidson County Community College

Thomasville, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,463
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.3%
RN Programs best-value score95.1
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate94.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score86.9

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Central Piedmont Community College

Central Piedmont Community College

Charlotte, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,369
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.3%
RN Programs best-value score96.4

Programs offered

  • ADN
Forsyth Technical Community College

Forsyth Technical Community College

Winston-Salem, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,166
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.2%
RN Programs best-value score96.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate91.3%
LPN/LVN best-value score90.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,120
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.0%
RN Programs best-value score94.4
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate81.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score82.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Rockingham Community College

Rockingham Community College

Wentworth, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,291
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.7%
RN Programs best-value score96.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate90.4%
LPN/LVN best-value score90.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Gardner-Webb University

Gardner-Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$20,753
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.7%
RN Programs best-value score79.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Sandhills Community College

Sandhills Community College

Pinehurst, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,308
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.7%
RN Programs best-value score91.7

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Lenoir-Rhyne University

Lenoir-Rhyne University

Hickory, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$19,380
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.1%
RN Programs best-value score80.6

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Hudson, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,677
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.0%
RN Programs best-value score92.4

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University

Boone, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,473
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate93.9%
RN Programs best-value score91.4

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,626
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate93.9%
RN Programs best-value score97.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
Richmond Community College

Richmond Community College

Hamlet, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,464
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate93.6%
RN Programs best-value score98.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate91.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score96.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Craven Community College

Craven Community College

New Bern, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,849
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.8%
RN Programs best-value score95.8
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate97.3%
LPN/LVN best-value score89.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
South Piedmont Community College

South Piedmont Community College

Polkton, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,189
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.7%
RN Programs best-value score96.6
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate92.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score90.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Carteret Community College

Carteret Community College

Morehead City, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$17,469
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.4%
RN Programs best-value score82.6
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate82.9%
LPN/LVN best-value score48.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Coastal Carolina Community College

Coastal Carolina Community College

Jacksonville, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,737
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.3%
RN Programs best-value score92.2
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate87.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score78.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,496
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.2%
RN Programs best-value score91.2

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • PhD
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, NC
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$14,811
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.0%
RN Programs best-value score85.8

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
Wilson Community College

Wilson Community College

Wilson, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$12,661
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate91.4%
RN Programs best-value score88.4
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score71.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Pfeiffer University

Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$20,799
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate91.0%
RN Programs best-value score78.2

Programs offered

  • BSN
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Concord, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$16,060
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate90.9%
RN Programs best-value score84.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • RN to BSN
  • BSN
Pitt Community College

Pitt Community College

Winterville, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,959
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate90.9%
RN Programs best-value score95.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
Winston-Salem State University

Winston-Salem State University

Winston-Salem, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,256
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate90.9%
RN Programs best-value score90.1

Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) is a public university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It is one of ten campuses that belong to the University of North Carolina. It was established in 1892 by the son of former slaves. Dr. Simon Green Atkins founded the small Winston-Salem Teachers ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Stanly Community College

Stanly Community College

Albemarle, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,925
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate90.0%
RN Programs best-value score95.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Wingate University

Wingate University

Wingate, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$18,094
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate90.0%
RN Programs best-value score81.4

Programs offered

  • BSN
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Salisbury, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,414
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.8%
RN Programs best-value score97.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score93.9

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Mayland Community College

Mayland Community College

Spruce Pine, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,226
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.8%
RN Programs best-value score95.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Blue Ridge Community College

Blue Ridge Community College

Flat Rock, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,805
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.4%
RN Programs best-value score94.4

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Sampson Community College

Sampson Community College

Clinton, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,855
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.7%
RN Programs best-value score93.0
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score83.4

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Guilford Technical Community College

Guilford Technical Community College

Jamestown, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,488
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.4%
RN Programs best-value score92.1
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate87.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score78.9

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Halifax Community College

Halifax Community College

Weldon, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$3,413
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.2%
RN Programs best-value score100.0
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate73.9%
LPN/LVN best-value score100.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Randolph Community College

Randolph Community College

Asheboro, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,324
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.1%
RN Programs best-value score94.9

Programs offered

  • ADN
Vance-Granville Community College

Vance-Granville Community College

Henderson, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,005
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.0%
RN Programs best-value score96.6
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate79.8%
LPN/LVN best-value score90.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Southwestern Community College

Southwestern Community College

Sylva, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,586
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.0%
RN Programs best-value score95.9

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Bladen Community College

Bladen Community College

Dublin, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,844
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate87.8%
RN Programs best-value score90.3
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate87.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score73.9

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
James Sprunt Community College

James Sprunt Community College

Kenansville, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,086
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate86.8%
RN Programs best-value score95.2
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score88.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
University of North Carolina at Pembroke

University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Pembroke, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,517
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate85.7%
RN Programs best-value score89.2

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
Alamance Community College

Alamance Community College

Graham, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$12,363
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate84.3%
RN Programs best-value score87.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Southeastern Community College

Southeastern Community College

Whiteville, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,472
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate84.1%
RN Programs best-value score94.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate99.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score87.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Nash Community College

Nash Community College

Rocky Mount, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,881
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate82.7%
RN Programs best-value score95.2
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate77.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score86.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Barton College

Barton College

Wilson, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$23,533
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate82.4%
RN Programs best-value score72.1

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
Edgecombe Community College

Edgecombe Community College

Tarboro, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,080
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate80.8%
RN Programs best-value score97.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score94.9

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Durham Technical Community College

Durham Technical Community College

Durham, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,582
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate78.2%
RN Programs best-value score93.9
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate97.8%
LPN/LVN best-value score87.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Wilkes Community College

Wilkes Community College

Wilkesboro, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,829
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate78.0%
RN Programs best-value score97.9

Programs offered

  • ADN
Piedmont Community College

Piedmont Community College

Roxboro, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,968
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate76.6%
RN Programs best-value score94.7

Programs offered

  • ADN
Roanoke-Chowan Community College

Roanoke-Chowan Community College

Ahoskie, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,304
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate76.4%
RN Programs best-value score98.7

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Beaufort County Community College

Beaufort County Community College

Washington, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,819
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate76.2%
RN Programs best-value score90.4
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate84.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score76.7

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$12,687
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate74.2%
RN Programs best-value score85.7

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) is a public university in Durham, North Carolina. It is part of the University of North Carolina, with nine other campuses. It was established in 1910 as a training school. It was renamed the North Carolina College for Negroes in 1925 when it became the ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
South College-Asheville

South College-Asheville

Asheville, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • ADN
Methodist University

Methodist University

Fayetteville, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$30,580
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate71.7%
RN Programs best-value score56.7

Programs offered

  • BSN
Central Carolina Community College

Central Carolina Community College

Sanford, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,780
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate65.8%
RN Programs best-value score92.4
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate79.8%
LPN/LVN best-value score83.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Cleveland Community College

Cleveland Community College

Shelby, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$3,911
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate98.4%
LPN/LVN best-value score98.5

Programs offered

  • LPN
McDowell Technical Community College

McDowell Technical Community College

Marion, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,616
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate93.4%
LPN/LVN best-value score92.8

Programs offered

  • LPN
Montgomery Community College

Montgomery Community College

Troy, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,818
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate84.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score87.7

Programs offered

  • LPN
Isothermal Community College

Isothermal Community College

Spindale, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,768
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate66.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score80.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Lees-McRae College

Lees-McRae College

Banner Elk, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$21,832

Programs offered

  • BSN
North Carolina A & T State University

North Carolina A & T State University

Greensboro, NC
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,049

North Carolina A&T State University is a public university in Greensboro, North Carolina. It was established in 1891 as the Agricultural and Mechanical College for the Colored Race. It was the first college for people of color in the state. In became a regional university in 1967 and was ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
Watts School of Nursing

Watts School of Nursing

Durham, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • Diploma
Montreat College

Montreat College

Montreat, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$21,413

Programs offered

  • Accelerated MSN
University of Mount Olive

University of Mount Olive

Mount Olive, NC
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$15,508

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN
  • BSN
Edgecombe Community College - Rocky Mount Campus

Edgecombe Community College - Rocky Mount Campus

Rocky Mount, NC
Campus size
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
ECPI University - Charlotte

ECPI University - Charlotte

Charlotte, NC
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
ECPI University - Greensboro

ECPI University - Greensboro

Greensboro, NC
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
ECPI University - Raleigh

ECPI University - Raleigh

Raleigh, NC
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
NEWH Nursing Consortium

NEWH Nursing Consortium

Rocky Mount, NC
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Closed Nursing Schools/Campuses

The following schools are closed permanently.

ITT Technical Institute-High Point (Closed in 2016)
ADN
Mercy School of Nursing (Closed in 2016)
Diploma

North Carolina's NCLEX-RN pass rate Vs. National Average


North Carolina's NCLEX-PN pass rate Vs. National Average


North Carolina Nursing Salary and Emplyment Statistics


Median Salary
Job title Total Nurses Jobs/1000 Hourly Annual
Registered Nurses 99,210 23.082 $29 $60,880
Nurse Anesthetists 2,340 0.545 $80 $166,040
Nurse Midwives 170 0.041 $48 $99,360
Nurse Practitioners 4,130 0.962 $48 $99,510
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 17,810 4.144 $21 $43,610
Nursing Assistants 62,820 14.614 $12 $24,280
  • Jobs/1000 - the number of jobs (employment) in the given job title per 1,000 jobs (across all occupations ) in the state.
  • Data source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 Survey