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Visit Us!

The nursing program at UTC will afford you a wonderful opportunity to meet your career goals. There is a program-wide commitment to help each student achieve his or her goal of becoming a nurse. We are ranked as one of the top nursing programs by College Atlas as well as one of America’s Best Nursing Schools in the eastern region.

Students in our nursing program have the opportunity to experience nursing in a variety of health care settings. We utilize all of the major hospitals in our area and offer additional experiences in schools, clinics, nursing homes, and home health agencies. Our state of the art simulation lab gives students the opportunity to have authentic experiences in a safe environment.


Monthly information sessions are held in the fall and spring semesters. Information sessions include a campus tour, lab tour, and presentation on the nursing program. To register for one of these information sessions, please register with UTC Admissions.

In addition, UTC hosts a visit day on a Saturday in the fall and spring semesters. During the Fall Visit Day and Spring Blue & Gold Preview Day, the lab is open for tours from 11:00-12:30 pm.

Lab tours outside of the fall and spring semesters are unavailable due to the heavy use of our lab facilities. Visits to tour the lab facilities in the summer are available by appointment only.

For Transfer Students and High School Students

High school and transfer students are welcome to meet with a nursing advisor for informational purposes throughout the year by contacting April Anderson, or 423-425-4670.

Finding Us

Our nursing program established over 40 years ago is located in the heart of downtown Chattanooga in a 3-story facility equipped to house classroom and clinical facility space. The school houses over 5,000 square feet of simulation lab space to allow students to practice skills in a safe hospital environment.

To find us via Google Maps or other navigation, enter "518 Oak Street" as the physical address. Please enter the Metropolitan Building at the double doors in the middle of the building from the Oak Street parking lot. Once inside the School of Nursing is immediately on your right in 120 Metro. Visitor parking is usually available at meters along McCallie Avenue and Houston Street.

Questions? Email April Anderson or phone 423-425-4670.

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