Fast Facts

Here are a few fast facts and figures about Mount Carmel College of Nursing.

Facts at a Glance

  • Established: 1903
  • Located: Columbus, OH; Lancaster, OH
  • College Type: Private, specialized, four year institution
  • Religious Affiliation: Catholic
  • Other Affiliations: Mount Carmel Health System; Trinity Health
  • Campus Type: Urban
  • Nickname: Nightingales
  • Mascot: “Mighty Night”
  • College Colors: Burgundy & Gray
  • Enrollment: 1,090 (among the largest baccalaureate nursing programs in Ohio)
  • Male Student Population: 11%
  • Minority Student Population: 19%
  • Non-traditional Students: 40%
  • Students Who Receive Financial Aid: over 80%
  • 2018 NCLEX Pass Rate (2nd quarter): 95.96%
  • College Work Program Available: Yes
  • Campus Housing: Yes; Apartment-style residence halls (Columbus campus only)
  • Values: Academic excellence, diversity, respect, compassion, social responsibility
  • Academic Year: Begins mid-August with fall semester; spring semester begins in early January and ends early May; summer session begins mid-May and ends early August


The Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Mount Carmel College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The Higher Learning Commission is one of six regional accreditors approved by the US Department of Education.

Contact HLC: The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


The baccalaureate, master’s and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at Mount Carmel College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.

Programs Offered

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Master of Science

Graduate Certificate Programs

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)