Timeline of African American nursing school in North Carolina

1896- First African American nurse trainign program opens at St. Agnes Hosptial in Raleigh


St. Agnes Hospital School of Nursing closed

1954   8 African American Hospital Schools of Nursing in NC  – none national accredited


Community - Wilmington

Good Samaritan -Charlotte

Lincoln -Durham

Kate Reynolds – Winston-Salem

St Agnes – Raleigh


Agricultural and Technical College- Greensboro

Winston Salem College -Winston-Salem


Durham City Schools/Duke Hospital as clinical site



There were 5 (non-accredited by NLN) African American nursing schools in NC in 1964 (Carnegie, May, 1964,  JNMA p.230)

Agricultural and Technical College, Greensboro, established 1953 . BSN

Winston-Salem College, established 1953 - BSN

Lincoln Hospital, Durham - Diploma

Community Hospital, Wilmington – Diploma

Kate Bitting Reynolds Hospital -  Winston-Salem, Diploma