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Carolinas College of Health Sciences: Narrative Description

CAROLINAS COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES E-4

PO Box 32861, 1200 Blythe Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28232-2861
Tel: (704)355-5043; Admissions: (704)355-5043; Fax: (704)355-5967; Web Site: http://www.carolinascollege.edu/

Description: Independent, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of Carolinas Healthcare System. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1990. Setting: 3-acre urban campus. Endowment: $1.5 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $12,772 per student. Total enrollment: 405. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 8:1. 62 applied, 39% were admitted. Full-time: 127 students, 93% women, 7% men. Part-time: 278 students, 86% women, 14% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 6% from out-of-state, 0.5% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 14% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 53% 25 or older, 0% transferred in. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: early admission, early decision. Required: high school transcript, SAT I or ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.5 high school GPA. Required for some: recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 2/6, 12/5 for early decision. Notification: 3/15, 1/15 for early decision. Preference given to county residents.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. Tuition: $5400 full-time. Mandatory fees: $250 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and program.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Social organizations: 1 open to all. Most popular organization: Student Government Association. Major annual events: Spring Fling, Thanksgiving Covered Dish Luncheon, Holiday Mixer. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. AHEC Library with 9,810 books, 503 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $60,000. 36 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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