Skip Navigation

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

Tuition & Fees

2023 - 2024

Learn More

2024 - 2025

Learn More

Application Fee $30 (Non-refundable, does not guarantee admission to program)
Deposit Fee (Non-refundable, does not apply toward tuition)
  • Degree Seeking - Credit Programs: $200
  • Non-Degree (Clinical) - Credit Programs: $200
  • Non-Degree (Non-clinical) Credit Programs: $100
    • Nurse Aide: $100
    • Phlebotomy: $100
    • Specialist in Blood Bank Technology: $50
Background Check Clinical Students only. Deposit covers portion, student responsible for any overages. Amount varies.
Health Assessment Clinical Students Only. Varies.
Collegewide Semester Fees
Access, Parking, and Security $25
Activity Fee $30
Learning Resource Fee $275
Collegewide Fees – Other
Graduation $200
Returned Check/NSF Fee $25
Program Specific Fees
Associate Degree Nursing
Nursing Lab Fees $185/course

NUR 110 CoursePoint

NUR 110 My Clinical Exchange



NUR 110 ATI Resource Fee $250

NUR 150 CoursePoint

NUR 160 CoursePoint



Nurse Aide  
NUR 010 (CNA) Course Fee $20
NUR 301 CoursePoint $100
NUR 340 CoursePoint $210
HLC 410 CoursePoint $100
Dosimetry Lab Fee $80/course
Neurodiagnostic Technology
Neurodiagnostic Course Fee $60
Radiologic Technology  
RAD 110 Course Fees $60
Radiologic Technology Lab Fee $80/course
Radiation Therapy  
Radiation Therapy Lab Fee $80/course
Health Sciences and General Studies  
Science Lab Fee $50/course
Simulation Student Membership Fee $80

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:

  • 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:

Legal residents of the state of North Carolina 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.


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:

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.

  • dollar sign symbol

    Amount of scholarships awarded

  • Helping Hands Symbol

    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

Helpful Links


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.