Nursing Schools in South Carolina
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Airport Campus, 1260 Lexington Dr., West Columbia, SC 29170 (803) 738-8324, (800) 922-8038
The MTC has both a Practical Nursing program and a Registered Nursing program, in which the students get an Associate
degree in nursing. There is also a bridge LPN to RN program for practical nurses who would like to become registered
nurses. All programs are approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for
Nursing Accrediting Commission.
109 Riggs Hall, Clemson, SC 29634-0001 (864) 656-3311
The goal of the Clemson University School of Nursing is to prepare nurses for professional practice, leadership in health
care, and to advance nursing knowledge. The school accommodates both undergraduate and graduate levels of nursing
studies. The academic culture of the school values integrity, intellectual curiosity, ethical decision-making, diversity,
interdisciplinary collaboration in the art and science of human caring.
320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29649-2099 (864) 388-8000
At Lander University's nursing department, one learns the science and the art of nursing. The studies are with an expert
faculty who are more than just educators – they are practicing professional nurses. Many of the professors maintain
specialty certification and clinical practices so that they can keep up-to-date on new scientific developments in nursing
and serve as role models for their students.
7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, SC 29423-8067 (843) 574-6111
The nursing programs at the Trident Technical College include an LPN program, a bridge program of CNA to LPN, and as
Associate of Nursing program including the CNA to ADN and LPN to ADN bridge programs. You can also enroll to the
pre-nursing program which offers 26 hours of college credit.
1601 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208 (803) 777-3861
Since its inception in the 1940’s and national accreditation in 1957, more than 6,000 nurses have matriculated from
University of South Carolina's Nursing College. From the classrooms in the McCutchen House to the halls of the Williams
Brice Building, the nurses that have graduated from USC continue to be a powerful influence in our state, our nation, and
Greenville Technical College, PO Box 5616 Greenville, SC 29606, (864) 250-8111
Greenville Tech's Nursing program, established over 30 years ago, is accredited by the South Carolina State Board of
Nursing and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). The program emphasizes practical experience
in a variety of health care settings, and it is this hands-on, clinical training, local health care experts say, that
sets the program apart. The pass rate for graduates on the licensing exam required to become a registered nurse is
consistently at or above the national and state percentage.
2715 W. Lucas Street South Carolina 29502 (843) 661-8324
The nursing programs in the Florence-Darlington Technical College include a 3-semesters long practical nursing program and
a 5-semesters Associate degree program, leading to a registered nursing license. Both programs are accredited by the
NLNAC. The college offers also a bridge program for practical nurses who would like to complete an Associate degree.
This program is also 3-semesters long.
99 Jonathan Lucas Street MSC 160. Charleston, SC 29425-1600 (843) 792-6683
The MUSC is the only academic health sciences center in South Carolina, and thus are on the cutting edge of health care
practice, education and discovery. The MUSC also accommodates the only accelerated BSN degree nursing program in South
Carolina, and thus is sought by students looking for such a program. The BSN graduates achieved a 95% pass rate for
NCLEX-RN in 2010, and the Family Nurse Practitioner graduates achieved a 100% pass rate on their AANP certification exam
in the same year.
9200 University Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29406 (843) 863-7089
The Charleston Southern University offers a Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing (BSN) program, which is committed to the
undergraduate education of a professional nurse who integrates Christian values into the practice of nursing. This
program has Full Approval of the South Carolina Board of Nursing, and the graduates are ready to take the NCLEX-RN exam
in order to become registered nurses. The CSU also offers 2 new programs: an online RN-BSN program, for registered
nurses interested in completing their baccalaureate degree, and a graduate MSN program.
300 College St NE Orangeburg, SC 29117 (800) 260-5956
The South Carolina State University offers 3 possible tracks for students interested in pursuing a career in nursing:
The pre-licensure/generic curriculum plan is for students without a nursing background. The LPN – BSN plan is for
individuals who have already completed an approved practical nurse program and are licensed to practice as a Licensed
Practical Nurse (LPN). The RN – BSN plan is for RNs who have completed a Diploma or Associate Degree program for RNs and
now wish to obtain the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.