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An education you’ll value for a lifetime.  

What’s your healthcare degree or certificate worth? Quite a lot, according to researchers. There’s a reason Carolinas College ranked #14 in the country on a recent Newsweek list of colleges that offer “the most bang for your buck.” Research shows that students at Carolinas College see an incredible return on their investment, when comparing lifetime earning versus the cost of attending college. Healthcare careers offer incredible stability and healthy wages, too.
 
And at Carolinas College, we’re committed to helping you invest in your future. Our team of financial aid professionals is here to help you along the way. Reach out to us with any questions at 704-355-5486 or FinancialAid@CCHSmail.org

 

Fees and Tuition

$394 per credit hour

Associate Degree Nursing
General Studies
Healthcare Simulation
Medical Imaging
Neurodiagnostic Technology
Radiologic Technology
RN-BSN

 

$9,772

Histotechnology
Medical Laboratory Science
Radiation Therapy

$2,800

Blood Bank Technology (non-credit)

 

$1,100

Nurse Aide (non-credit)

 

$625

Phlebotomy (non-credit)
Activity Fee..........................$30/semester Nursing Skills Module Fee (110).......$127
Application Fee..................................$60 Nursing Book Bundle (110)...............$360
Deposit/Background Check..............$200 Nursing Lab Fee (Intermediate)...........$120
Graduation Fee (fall and spring).......$200 Nursing Lab Fee (202).......................$240
Graduation Fee (summer).................$155 Parking and Security................$50/semester
Learning Resource Fee: RAD 110 Course Pack...........................$35
     0-5 credit hours............$175/semester Rad 110 Markers Fee.............................$25
     6+ credit hours.............$275/semester Rad 110 & Rad 212 Lab Fee..............$115
Neurodiagnostic Course Fee...............$60 Radiation Therapy Lab Fee......................$80
Nursing Lab Fee (110 & 120)..........$120 Returned Check/NSF Fee.......................$25
Science Lab Fee for Microbiology............$40

Types of Aid

Students in degree-seeking programs may be eligible for federal, state, institutional aid and scholarships. Students in non-credit programs may be eligible for limited scholarships (an application is provided during the admissions process). 

Federal Aid: www.studentaid.gov

  • Federal Pell Grant Program
  • Federal Direct Loan and Federal Direct Plus (Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students)
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program
  • Federal Work-Study

Information and application procedures for participation in these programs can be obtained in the Financial Aid Office or by visiting the U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid website (FAFSA). Include the Federal School Code for Carolinas College –031042 – on the application.

To determine eligibility for federal aid programs, the financial circumstances of you and/or family will be reviewed according to a methodology established by the U.S. Congress. Items considered: the income and assets of you and/or family, the number of persons in the household and the number in college, taxes paid, medical expenses and awards from private sources.

North Carolina State Aid: www.cfnc.org

Legal residents of the state of North Caroline may be eligible for assistance in the form of the Forgivable Education Loan for Service Program (FELS) or the North Carolina Need-Based Scholarship Program. Information regarding eligibility and application for these programs is available at the website above.

Scholarships

Funds from the Atrium Health Foundation, local individuals, businesses, and organizations are made available to students each year in the form of scholarships. Scholarship criteria may include academic achievement and/or financial need. Additional information may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office.

Veterans Benefits: www.gibill.va.gov

Carolinas College is approved for VA benefits through the North Carolina State Approving Agency. Visit the website above for information on VA benefits and how to apply.

Atrium Health Loan Forgiveness

Atrium Health offers a loan agreement to finance up to $10,000 for students enrolled in Nursing, RN to BSN, and Radiologic Technology and up to $5,000 for students enrolled in Histotechnology, Medical Laboratory Science, and Radiation Therapy. This loan defers payment on principal and interest until the student leaves the program by withdrawal, dismissal or graduation. Payment plans are available at that time. If the graduate becomes employed full-time by an eligible Atrium Health facility, a work forgiveness option is available. The Loan Forgiveness Program is available at the discretion of Atrium Health. Questions? Contact our Financial Aid Office at FinancialAid@CCHSmail.org.

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    $103,000:

    Amount of scholarships awarded

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    68%

    Of students receiving financial aid

  • 4.6%

    Of students default on federal loans within 3 years (compared to national avg. of 9.7%)

Learn More About Our Value

A First Try at ROI: Ranking 4,500 Colleges

Ranked Top in NC

A 2020 study by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce ranked all colleges and universities by their “return on investment,” comparing the net cost to attend, student loans and salary data. In North Carolina, Carolinas College ranked 1st when looking at all colleges and universities 10 years after enrollment. It’s a testament to the value of our education and our graduates’ ability to get stable, good-paying jobs.

Click here to view the study.

Why Carolinas College Is Nationally Recognized for Its Value

Contact Us

Questions? Call us at 704-355-5486 or FinancialAid@CCHSmail.org

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Disclaimer

Carolinas College of Health Sciences administers financial aid without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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