Why Northeastern University in Charlotte?
Charlotte is considered “the biggest small town” in the southeast, offering the perfect combination of culture, business, entertainment and sports.
According to Forbes, Charlotte is among the top 20 best cities for businesses and careers, specifically in the health care industry. The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce notes that the city’s health care industry employs 11% of people in the Charlotte area, with more than 100,000 working in the field.
The city’s growing health care hub has become a destination for top health care and life science leaders around the world. They have helped to create a wide range of health care companies who work together and develop partnerships with schools, such as Northeastern University, that serve as critical sources for talent recruitment.
The Northeastern University Accelerated BSN program is proud to be part of Charlotte’s growing health care community, partnering with the city’s top hospitals, including Novant Health and Carolinas HealthCare System.
ABSN Program Campus Location
Centrally located at the intersection of Trade and Tryon Streets, Northeastern University-Charlotte is poised to serve the approximately 100,000 professionals currently working in the area who are interested in advancing their careers.
Visiting the Northeastern University-Charlotte Campus
101 North Tryon Street, #1100
Charlotte, North Carolina 28246
Phone Number: (866) 891-1490
If you are driving to our campus, please be aware that finding a parking spot can be a challenge—so it is best to factor in extra time for your commute.
With metered street parking often hard to come by, garage parking is available for students inside the 101 Independence Center, with a daily parking rate of $21. The garage, located at 101 N. Church Street, is accessible from Church Street between 5th and Trade Streets. Other garage parking options are available through BestParking.com and Charlotte City Center.
If you would like to avoid driving to campus altogether, there are several public transportation options available, including Lynx Light Rail, Gold Line Street Car, CATS public bus service, and the Gold Rush Trolley. Visit the Charlotte Area Transit System website for more information.
Relocating to Charlotte, North Carolina
If enrolling in our ABSN program requires you to temporarily relocate, Charlotte is a great place to reside for 16 months, providing safe and affordable apartment living, easy access to popular attractions and mild weather all year round.
And, if you decide to stay in Charlotte after graduation, it is a great place to begin a nursing career and become part of a superior health care community.
The city ranks high in a number of areas, including:
- Ranked #1 of 260, Growth in Number of Businesses, WalletHub.com (Sept. 2015)
- Ranked #1 of 50, Most Entrepreneurial Cities, Global Trade Magazine (Dec. 2014)
- Ranked #2 of 34, Fastest-Growing Big U.S. Cities, U.S. Census Bureau (Dec. 2014)
- Ranked #4 of 52, U.S. Cities Attracting the Most Families, Forbes (Sept. 2014)
- Ranked #5 of 260 large cities, Job Growth, WalletHub.com (Sept. 2015)
- Ranked #9 of 70, Best Large Cities for Job Growth, newgeography.com (2015)
- Ranked #16 of 25, Top Cities Your Paycheck will go the Furthest, Forbes (June 2015)
Please contact our admissions to learn more about our Accelerated BSN program in Charlotte.