Adichunchanagiri College of Nursing is a Venture by Sri Adichunchanagiri Shikshana Trust® under the stewardship & blessings of His Holiness Jagadguru Paramapoojya Padmabhushana Bramhaleena Sri Sri Sri Dr. Balagangadharanatha Mahaswamiji, and His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Sri Sri Dr. Nirmalanandanatha Mahaswamiji, President of the trust.
Adichunchanagiri College of Nursing was started in the year 1995 for providing an outstanding Nursing education in rural area. Five years after the commencement of Diploma in Nursing Course (1991), Basic B.Sc.(Nursing)course was started in 1995, P.B.B.Sc.(Nursing) started in the year 2008 and M.Sc.(Nursing) in Community Health Nursing started in the year 2011 to meet the increasing demands for nursing Graduates in Hospitals, Nursing educational Institutions, Clinics, Industrial Nursing etc.,