Please be aware that only complete applications will be processed. The instructions below will help you to submit a complete application.

Before you get started, we recommend attending a virtual information session.

This is not an admission requirement; however, it is strongly encouraged that you attend a virtual information session or schedule a private one-on-one meeting with an admissions coordinator.

There are 5 easy steps to apply:

1. Apply

Apply online at Within the online application, two essays will need to be completed.

One essay should provide a clear and concise explanation of your interest in Cabarrus College and your career in healthcare, and one should assess your level of critical thinking.

Nonrefundable Application Fee: $50

If you are an Atrium Health Employee, or graduate of Cabarrus College or Carolinas College, fill out our Fast Track Application (NO application fee, NO essay, NO references).  You will choose "Fast Track Applicatoin" from the drop down menu.  Enter FASTTRACK to waive the application fee.

2. Send your transcripts

To complete your admission file, we require official transcripts from all colleges you have previously attended.

Official transcripts can be sent via mail or electronically to

ATTN: Office of Admissions
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
401 Medical Park Drive, Concord, NC 28025
Fax: 704-403-2077

3. Submit 2 professional references

To be considered for admission the applicant must submit two professional references using the reference form

Forms can be sent to us via mail, email or fax.

4. Submit current, active registry or registered nursing license

A copy of your RN License can be sent via mail, email or fax. 

5. Log in to view application status

Please allow 48 hours for your application to be processed.

Once the application has been processed by the admissions team, you will receive a welcome email. This will instruct you on how to log into the applicant portal to review application status and checklist for admissions.

Atrium Health Educational Loan Forgiveness Program

Atrium Health nursing teammates and nursing alumni of Cabarrus College or Carolinas College of Health Sciences are eligible for the loan forgiveness program and a tuition reduction. Forgivable loans upwards of $10,000 are available for those who qualify. For more information, email

For more information about the BSN program contact:

Schynequa Mathis