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Carolinas College of Health Sciences

Carolinas College of Health Sciences is an Associate's college with 449 students located in Charlotte, NC.

43
Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 449
Gender 13% Male / 87% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 19% Full Time / 81% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 36% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 73%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 3%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Ethnicity Unknown 6%
Black or African American 11%
Asian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center tutoring study skills assistance
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: alcohol/substance abuse counseling chaplain/spiritual director career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling health services personal counseling placement services for graduates veteran's counselor
  • Facilities: simulation center, a collection of human patient simulators and procedural task trainers
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility partial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): independent study liberal arts/career combination double major honors program
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (87%), Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer (10%), Surgical Technology/Technologist (2%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical imaging services to patients and attending health care professionals. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, patient positioning, radiographic technique, radiation biology, safety and emergency procedures, equipment operation and maintenance, quality assurance, patient education, and medical imaging/radiologic services management.

Job Opportunities:

Radiologic Technologists
Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and surgical nurses, to maintain, monitor, and enforce the sterile field and adherence to aseptic technique by preoperative, surgical team, and postoperative personnel. Includes instruction in instrument and equipment sterilization and handling, surgical supplies management, wound exposure and closure, surgical computer and robot operation and monitoring, maintenance of hemostasis, and patient and team scrubbing.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Surgical Technologists
Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.

Administration & Faculty

President V. Ellen Sheppard
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 27
Student : Faculty Ratio 6 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 3 : 96
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 43/100
43
Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 27.6% accepted of 58 applications

25th - 75th Percentile
 
SATMath510 - 550
Reading460 - 550

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

50% of students graduated on time.

50% of students graduated in six years.

33% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

WalletHub

#141 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America
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