Chamberlain College of Nursing, a subsidiary of
DeVry Education Group Inc.
), recently opened a new campus in Pearland, TX. The 14th
Chamberlain campus in the U.S., the Pearland campus, has already
begun the admission process for the fall semester, which begins in
The new Pearland campus offers an on-site Bachelor of Science in
Nursing, a 3-year program instead of the regular 4-year programs.
The campus also incorporates a Simcare Center with high-tech
simulated patient care facilities in a clinical learning
environment. The campus will also incorporate a Center for Academic
Success aimed to provide academic resources and support for to
students. Students will also benefit from the student centric
learning environment, small class size, diversified clinical
learning facilities and experimental learning.
The Pearland campus is only 25 miles from Chamberlain's Houston
campus and is also close to the Medical Center. Being Chamberlain's
second campus in Texas, Pearland will cater to the increasing
demand for nurses in the state. Demand for nursing programs is
expected to increase further as more and more students opt for this
lucrative career option.
Chamberlain is one of the growing institutions of DeVry. Moreover,
DeVry's medical schools produce strong student outcomes and have
very low cohort default rates. DeVry draws a significant portion of
its revenue from healthcare programs. The latest campus addition
will contribute to its revenues going forward.
DeVry Education carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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