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Chamberlain College of Nursing Freezes Tuition Rates for Post Licensure Programs
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – March 12, 2014 – Chamberlain College of Nursing announced it will freeze tuition rates for all post licensure programs for the third consecutive year. Freezing tuition through June 2015 demonstrates Chamberlain’s commitment to increasing access to flexible, affordable advanced education opportunities for registered nurses that will help strengthen their knowledge and skills and improve patient care outcomes. “Registered nurses face difficult choices as they contemplate the personal and financial requirements of advancing their education,” said Susan Groenwald, PhD, MSN, RN, president of Chamberlain College of Nursing. “By freezing tuition for post licensure programs, we hope to make navigating this complex decision easier for more students.” Chamberlain’s post licensure programs include Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) online degree completion option, RN-BSN to Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) online option, MSN degree program including the Family Nurse Practitioner specialty track, Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program and graduate certificates. In addition to freezing tuition costs for post licensure programs for the coming academic year, Chamberlain offers financial support resources and provides scholarships to eligible pre- and post licensure students. Chamberlain funded approximately $1.5 million in institutional grants and scholarships during the 2012-2013 academic year. Additionally, more than 80 percent of Chamberlain students receive a form of financial aid through grants, loans, work study or scholarships. For more information about Chamberlain’s financial assistance opportunities, visit chamberlain.edu/scholarship. For more information about Chamberlain’s tuition and fees, visit chamberlain.edu/tuition.
About Chamberlain College of Nursing For 125 years, Chamberlain College of Nursing has been at the forefront of excellence in nursing education. Chamberlain is increasing access to nursing education nationwide with campuses offering the three-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program and flexible online programs such as the RN to BSN option, Master of Science in Nursing degree program, Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program and Graduate Certificates. Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (ncahlc.org). HLC is one of the eight regional agencies that accredit U.S. colleges and universities at the institutional level. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program and the Master of Science in Nursing degree program at Chamberlain College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791). The Associate Degree in Nursing program at the Columbus location is accredited with conditions by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404.975.5000). Accreditation provides assurance to the public and to prospective students that standards of quality have been met. Program/program option availability varies by state/location. Chamberlain reserves the right to update information as it becomes available. Information is current at the time of posting. For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation. Comprehensive consumer information is available at chamberlain.edu/studentconsumerinfo. Chamberlain College of Nursing, LLC is a part of DeVry Education Group (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services. ©2014 Chamberlain College of Nursing, LLC. All rights reserved. chamberlain.edu.