Affiliated Nursing Schools

The Center for Nursing Excellence offers academic advising to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) and Clinics nurses and employees interested in exploring a career in the field of nursing.

DHMC and Clinics have affiliation agreements with over 80 nursing schools. An affiliation agreement allows student-employees to complete clinical hours or projects at DHMC and Clinics locations. A partial list of our affiliated nursing schools is below. The full list can be obtained from the Center for Nursing Excellence.

Colby-Sawyer College

Colby-Sawyer College in New London, New Hampshire is DHMC and Clinics' nursing school. The relationship between Colby-Sawyer and Dartmouth Health dates back to 1981 when the college first began preparing nurses at the Bachelor of Science level. Since then, Dartmouth Health employees have benefitted from access to high quality academic opportunities in a vibrant, residential college community. Colby-Sawyer College students have benefited from nursing clinical placements, internships, and various other experiential learning opportunities within Dartmouth Health, the state's largest health system and only academic medical center and Level I trauma center.

Colby-Sawyer College nursing degree programs include:

Colby-Sawyer College courses are offered online or hybrid (online and in-person) and all programs offer rolling admissions. Online classes and flexible scheduling helps students maintain work/life balance and credits from other degree programs, certifications, licensure and work experience are often transferrable.

Tuition discounts for DHMC and Clinics employees

Colby-Sawyer College offers the following preferred tuition rates to DHMC and Clinics employees:

  • RN to BS in Nursing: $270 per credit hour
  • MS in Nursing: $575 per credit hour

Several other affiliated nursing schools offer discounts to DHMC and Clinics employees, as noted below.

Regional affiliated nursing schools

Other affiliated nursing schools

The full list of affiliated nursing schools is available to DHMC and Clinics employees. Please check with the Center for Nursing Excellence.