The Amrita College of Nursing. a constituent unit of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, was inaugurated on 1st November, 2002, by Shri. Shathrughnan Sinha, then Union Minister for Health Family Welfare. The college is recognized by the the Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council. Presently the college offers B. Sc. Nursing and M. Sc. Nursing.
The B. Sc. Nursing program which was started in the year 2002 with an intake of 50 seats is now expanded to 100 seats per batch. The M. Sc. Nursing is offered in four different specialties with an annual intake of 36.