There are 85 different accredited nursing schools in Illinois in our database. The most prevalent programs offered by Illinois nursing schools are the BSN (either a 4-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing OR an RN to BSN program) and the MSN (Master’s of Science in Nursing), but there are Associate’s and Doctoral degrees as well.

Illinois doesn’t have as many nursing programs as some other states of a similar size, but that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t provide a variety of educational experiences for its nursing students. Small community colleges provide ample opportunities for students to pursue practical nurse and associate’s degrees, while larger universities offer programs that run the gamut from bachelor’s to doctoral degrees.

After graduation, nursing students can look forward to being able to take their pick from a number of different employers. In addition to large hospitals located in metropolitan areas like Chicago, Illinois is also home to plenty of small community hospitals, private clinics, hospice care companies, mental health facilities, and many other businesses that need qualified nurses on staff.

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Nursing Degrees in Illinois

Illinois nursing students are fortunate to have a number of different measures in place to help them pay for school, help understaffed hospitals court the qualified workers they need, and help schools bring in more nurse educators.

Many of these are for specific situations. The Nurse Educator Loan Forgiveness Program is designed to attract RN graduate students to nursing education programs. The Veterans’ Nurse Loan Repayment Program is designed to attract nurses to the state’s VA hospitals, which consistently need an influx of qualified nursing staff.

Illinois Nursing Careers

Areas of Illinois run the gamut from Chicago to Champaign, and nursing salaries vary all across the state. An RN working as a staff nurse for a hospital in Chicago will earn a median annual income of $69,740, well above the national average. Salaries in this area have an overall range of $57,000-$83,000, making it a pretty attractive area for new graduates. An RN working as a staff nurse in Rock Island will earn a median annual income of $62,378, representing an overall range of $51,000-$74,359. All figures are from the BLS.

Illinois Board of Nursing

The State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation houses their Board of Nursing. They are an invaluable resource for information on licensing and examinations, the Nurse Practice Act, continuing education guidelines, approved nursing programs, and more. The Board of Nursing can be reached care of the Department of Professional Regulation, James R. Thompson Center, 100 West Randolph, Ste. 9-300, Chicago, IL, 60601 or on their website.


Illinois Nursing Degrees by Program

Use the quick links below to view detailed information on the specific nursing degree you are considering. Includes degree info and school options in your state.


Nursing Scholarship & Grant Info for Illinois

The following nursing scholarships and grants for students accepted to or enrolled in nursing schools in Illinois.

Illinois Department of Public Health
The Department’s Center for Rural Health offers several scholarship programs for nursing students attending accredited nursing programs in Illinois.  The Nursing Education Scholarship Program is a multi-year renewable grant for nursing students pursuing nursing certificates or degrees at the undergraduate or graduate levels. Applications are due annually by the end of May.  Award amounts vary but include tuition and fee assistance for nursing courses only as well as a living stipend. The Allied Health Care Professional Scholarship Program offers renewable $7,500 scholarships for students studying to become nurse practioners. Deadline for applications is the end of June annually. Both programs require a commitment from applicants to work in underserved areas in Illinois upon graduation.  For additional information on these scholarships, write the Department, Center for Rural Health, 535 West Jefferson Street, Springfield, IL 62761 or call (217) 782-1624.

Educational Institute Nursing Scholarships
When accepted to a particular school, your first stop should be the school’s financial aid office.  You will need to complete financial aid forms to be eligible for need-based nursing scholarships and grants.  The office representative can provide applications and guidelines for all scholarships and grants you for which you meet eligibility requirements.  You can also inquire about nursing scholarships and grants within the nursing department.  They will have a list of available resources for students.  Following is an example of institutional-based nursing scholarships and grants.

Loyola University Chicago
The Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing offers nearly 30 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Award amounts vary, with several scholarships being renewable. Each scholarship has specific eligibility and application requirements. Students can learn more about eligibility and application requirements of nursing scholarships available through the School contact them directly at (773)508-3249.  Additional information is also available through the Office of Financial Assistance.

Employer-Sponsored Nursing Scholarships
Local employers are typically overlooked as a resource for nursing scholarships and grants. There are two ways to qualify for these opportunities.  If you are currently employed, ask your employer if they offer nursing scholarships and grants.  Your company’s human resources department will also have information. If you are a recent high school graduate still residing with your parents, their employer may sponsor nursing scholarships and grants for employees and their children.  Health care employers in the community may offer scholarships and grants to nursing students with the stipulation they complete a term of employment upon graduation.  The following are examples of employer-sponsored scholarships.

The Clara Abbott Foundation
Nursing students with parents who work at Abbott Laboratories are eligible for scholarships from the Foundation.  Applicants must be under the age of 30 at time of application.  Only full-time students with documented financial need are eligible for financial assistance. Award amounts vary and applications must be received by mid-December annually.  For applications and guidelines, write the Foundation at 1505 White Oak Drive, Waukegan, IL 60085 or call them at (800) 972-3859.

Aileen S. Andrew Foundation

Scholarships are available for children of Andrew Corporation employees. Award amounts vary beginning at $2,500.  Undergraduate nursing students must submit applications by the end of March annually to be considered for fall scholarships. Letters of recommendation and academic scores are determining factors.  For application forms and guidelines, write the Foundation at 10701 Winterset Drive, Orland Park, IL 60467 or by calling (708) 349-4445.

Robert N. Brewer Family Foundation
If you are a high school senior at Herrin High School in Illinois and plan to pursue a nursing degree at an accredited college or university, you may be eligible for a scholarship from the Foundation.  To request information about their current nursing scholarships, send a letter of inquiry to the Foundation at 115 West Jefferson Street, Suite 200, Bloomington, IL 61702. If, after receiving your letter, they send you an application, complete the application in its entirety and submit it to the Foundation at 2 North Park Avenue, Herrin, IL 62948.

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Nursing Schools in Illinois

Aurora University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
347 S Gladstone Ave
Aurora, Illinois 60506-4892
Phone:(630) 892-6431
Phone: (800) 742-5281
Website: www.aurora.edu
Aurora University is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Beck Area Career Center-Red Bud

Nursing Programs Offered:
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Nursing Accreditation: North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI)
6137 Beck Rd
Red Bud, Illinois 62278
Phone:(618) 473-2222
Website: www.schools.lth5.k12.il.us/beck
Beck Area Career Center-Red Bud is a less than 2-year, public institution.

Benedictine University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)’
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Registered Nurse to Master’s of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900
Phone:(630) 829-6000
Website: www.ben.edu
Benedictine University is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Black Hawk College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
6600-34th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265-5899
Phone:(309) 796-5000
Website: www.bhc.edu
Black Hawk College is a 2-year, public institution.

Blessing Rieman College of Nursing

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Broadway at 11th Street, Quincy, Illinois 62305-7005
Phone:(217) 228-5520 x6991
Website: www.brcn.edu
Blessing Rieman College of Nursing is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Bradley University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Licensed Practical Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (LPN/BSN)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Nursing Administration
Nursing Education
Registered Nurse to Master’s of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN)
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Post-Master’s of Science in Nursing Certificate in Nursing Education.
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
1501 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001
Phone:(309) 676-7611
Website: www.bradley.edu
Bradley University is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Carl Sandburg College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Licensed Practical Nursing to Registered Nurse (LPN/RN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
Galesburg, Illinois 61401
Phone:(309) 344-2518
Fax: (309) 344-1395
Website: www.sandburg.edu
Carl Sandburg College is a 2-year, public institution.

Chamberlain College of Nursing–Addison Campus

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) to Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Licensed Practical Nursing to Registered Nurse (LPN/RN)
Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) Master’s of Business Administration (MBA)
Registered Nurse to Bachelors of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
1221 N Swift Rd, Addison, Illinois 60101
Phone:(630) 953-3680
Phone: (888) 556-8226
Website: www.chamberlain.edu
Chamberlain College of Nursing–Addison Campus is a 4-year, primarily associate’s, private for-profit institution.

Chicago State University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
9501 S. King Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60628-1598
Phone:(773) 995-2000
Website: www.csu.edu
Chicago State University is a 4-year, public institution.

City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
1145 W Wilson Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60640-6063
Phone:(773) 907-4641
Fax: (773) 907-4645
Website: www.trumancollege.edu
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College is a 2-year, public institution.

City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (ADN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
1900 W Van Buren
Chicago, Illinois 60612-3197
Phone:(312) 850-7350
Website: www.malcolmx.ccc.edu
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College is a 2-year, public institution.

College of DuPage

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599
Phone:(630) 942-2800
Website: www.cod.edu
College of DuPage is a 2-year, public institution.

College of Lake County

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
19351 W Washington St
Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198
Phone:(847) 543-2000
Website: www.clcillinois.edu
College of Lake County is a 2-year, public institution.

Danville Area Community College

Nursing Programs Offered:
2000 E Main St, Danville, Illinois 61832-5118
Phone:(217) 443-3222
Website: www.dacc.edu
Danville Area Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

DePaul University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Master’s Entry to Nursing Practice
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Advanced Practice Adult Nursing
Advanced Family Nurse Practitioner
Advanced Practice Anesthesia Nursing
Post-Master’s of Science in Nursing Certificate
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
1 E Jackson
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone:(312) 362-8000
Website: www.depaul.edu
DePaul University is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Eastern Illinois University

Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Registered Nurse to Bachelors of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Nursing Programs Offered:
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, Illinois 61920
Phone:(217) 581-7049
Fax: (217) 581-7050
Website: www.eiu.edu
DePaul University is a 4-year, public institution.

Elgin Community College

Nursing Programs Offered
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, Illinois 60123-7193
Phone:(847) 697-1000
Website: www.elgin.edu
Elgin Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

Elmhurst College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)’
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
190 Prospect Ave
Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096
Phone:(630) 617-3500
Website: public.elmhurst.edu
Elmhurst College is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Governors State University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Health
Family Nurse Practitioner
Forensic Nursing
Nurse Administrator
Nursing Informatics
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
1 University Pky
University Park, Illinois 60484
Phone:(708) 534-5000
Website: www.govst.edu
Governors State University is a 4-year, public institution.

Graham Hospital School of Nursing

Nursing Programs Offered:
Registered Nurse (RN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
210 W Walnut St
Canton, Illinois 61520-2497
Phone:(309) 647-4086
Website: www.grahamschoolofnursing.org
Graham Hospital School of Nursing is a 2-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Harper College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
1200 W Algonquin Rd
Palatine, Illinois 60067-7398
Phone:(847) 925-6707
Website: www.harpercollege.edu
Harper College is a 2-year, public institution.

Heartland Community College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, Illinois 61761-9446
Phone:(309) 268-8750
Fax: (309) 268-7958
Website: www.heartland.edu
Heartland Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

Highland Community College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, Illinois 61032-9341
Phone:(815) 235-6121
Website: www.highland.edu
Highland Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

Illinois Central College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
One College Drive
East Peoria, Illinois 61635-0001
Phone:(309) 694-5422
Website: www.icc.edu
Illinois Central College is a 2-year, public institution.

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Frontier Community College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
2 Frontier Drive
Fairfield, Illinois 62837
Phone:(618) 393-2982
Phone: (877) 464-3687
Website: www.iecc.edu/fcc
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Frontier Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Lincoln Trail College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
11220 State Hwy 1
Robinson, Illinois 62454
Phone:(618) 544-8657
Phone: (866) 582-4322
Website: www.iecc.edu/ltc
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Lincoln Trail College is a 2-year, public institution.

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Registered Nurse (RN)’
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
305 N West Street
Olney, Illinois 62450
Phone:(618) 393-2982
Phone: (866) 622-4322
Website: www.iecc.edu/occ
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College is a 2-year, public institution.

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
2200 College Drive
Mount Carmel, Illinois 62863
Phone:(618) 262-8641
Phone: (866) 982-4322
Website: www.iecc.edu/wvc
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College is a 2-year, public institution.

Illinois State University Mennonite College of Nursing

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Family Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Systems Administration
Clinical Nurse Leader (CLN)
Post-Master’s of Science in Nursing Certificate
PhD in Nursing
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Mennonite College of Nursing
Campus Box 5810
Normal, IL 61790-5810
Phone:(309 438-7400
Website: www.ilstu.edu
Illinois State University is a 4-year, public institution.

Illinois Valley Community College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Registered Nurse (RN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
815 N Orlando Smith Ave
Oglesby, Illinois 61348-9692
Phone:(815) 224-2720
Website: www.ivcc.edu
Illinois Valley Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

Illinois Wesleyan University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
1312 N Park St
Bloomington, Illinois 61702-2900
Phone:(309) 556-1000
Website: www.iwu.edu
Illinois Wesleyan University is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

John A Logan College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
700 Logan College Road
Carterville, Illinois 62918-2500
Phone:(618) 985-3741
Website: www.jalc.edu
John A Logan College is a 2-year, public institution.

John Wood Community College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Licensed Practical Nursing (Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN))
1301 S 48th Street
Quincy, Illinois 62305-8736
Phone:(217) 224-6500
Website: www.jwcc.edu
John Wood Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

Joliet Junior College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Registered Nurse (RN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet
Illinois 60431-8938
Phone:(815) 729-9020
Website: www.jjc.edu
Joliet Junior College is a 2-year, public institution.

Kankakee Community College

Nursing Programs Offered:]
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
100 College Drive
Kankakee, Illinois 60901
Phone:(815) 802-8100
Website: www.kcc.edu
Kankakee Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

Kaskaskia College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
27210 College Rd
Centralia, Illinois 62801
Phone:(618) 545-3000
Phone: (800) 642-0859
Website: www.kaskaskia.edu
Kaskaskia College is a 2-year, public institution.

Kishwaukee College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
21193 Malta Rd
Malta, Illinois 60150-9699
Phone:(815) 825-2086
Website: www.kishwaukeecollege.edu
Kishwaukee College is a 2-year, public institution.

Lake Land College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
5001 Lake Land Blvd
Mattoon, Illinois 61938
Phone:(217) 234-5253
Website: www.lakeland.cc.il.us
Lake Land College is a 2-year, public institution.

Lakeview College of Nursing

Nursing Programs Offered:
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
903 N Logan Ave
Danville, Illinois 61832
Phone:(217) 709-0920
Fax: (217) 442-2279
Website: www.lakeviewcol.edu
Lakeview College of Nursing is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Lewis and Clark Community College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
5800 Godfrey Rd
Godfrey, Illinois 62035
Phone:(618) 468-7000
Website: www.lc.edu
Lewis and Clark Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

Lewis University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)’
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)’
Registered Nurse (RN)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Nursing Administration
Nursing Education
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Family Nurse Practitioner
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)/Master’s of Business Administration (MBA)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One University Parkway
Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200
Phone:(815) 838-0500
Website: www.lewisu.edu
Lewis University is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Lincoln Land Community College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
5250 Shepherd Rd
Springfield, Illinois 62794-9256
Phone:(217) 786-2200
Phone: (800) 727-4161
Website: www.llcc.edu
Lincoln Land Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

Loyola University Chicago

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Acute Care
Adult
Family
Health Systems Management
Oncology
Population-Based Infection Control and Environmental Safety (PICES)
Women’s Health
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) /Master’s of Business Administration (MBA)
PhD in Nursing
Post-Baccalaureate and Post-Master’s of Science in Nursing Certificates
Cardiovascular Nursing
Health Care Informatics
Oncology Nursing
Population-Based Infection Control and Environmental Safety (PICES)
Registered Nurse to Master’s of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60660
Phone:(773) 508-3249
Website: www.luc.edu
Loyola University Chicago is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

MacMurray College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Licensed Practical Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (LPN/BSN)
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
447 E. College Ave
Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2590
Phone:(217) 479-7016
Website: www.mac.edu
Loyola University Chicago is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

McHenry County College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) to Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
8900 US Hwy 14
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60012-2761
Phone:(815) 455-3700
Website: www.mchenry.edu
McHenry County College is a 2-year, public institution.

McKendree University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
701 College Rd
Lebanon, Illinois 62254-1291
Phone:(618) 537-4481
Phone: (800) 232-7228
Website: www.mckendree.edu
McKendree University is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Methodist College of Nursing

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)’
415 St. Mark Court
Peoria, Illinois 61603
Phone:(309) 672-5513
Website: www.mcon.edu
Methodist College of Nursing is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Millikin University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
1184 W Main St
Decatur, Illinois 62522-2084
Phone:(800)373-7733
Website: www.millikin.edu
Millikin University is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Moraine Valley Community College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN)’
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
9000 W. College Parkway
Palos Hills, Illinois 60465-0937
Phone:(708) 974-4300
Website: www.morainevalley.edu
Moraine Valley Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

Morton College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
3801 S Central Ave
Cicero, Illinois 60804-4398
Phone:(708) 656-8000
Website: www.morton.edu
Morton College is a 2-year, public institution.

North Park University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Leadership and Management
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Family Nurse Practitioner
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) /Master’s of Business Administration (MBA)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)/Master’s of Higher Education Administration (MHEA)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)/Master’s of Management (MM)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) / Master’s of Management of Human Resources MMHR)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) / Master’s of Nonprofit Administration (MNA)
Post-Master’s of Science in Nursing Certificate
Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)
Family Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
3225 W Foster Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60625-4895
Phone:(773) 244-6200
Website: www.northpark.edu
North Park University is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Northern Illinois University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist (ACNS)
Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)
Family Nurse Practitioner
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy
Dekalb, Illinois 60115-2828
Phone: (815) 753-1000
Phone:(800) 892-3050
Website: www.niu.edu
Northern Illinois University is a 4-year, public institution.

NorthShore University Health Systems School of Nurse Anesthesia

Nursing Programs Offered:
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA)
Accreditation: Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
2650 Ridge Ave, Rm G603C
Evanston, Illinois 60201-1718
Phone:(847) 570-2000
Website: www.northshore.org/academics/anesthesia
Northern Illinois University is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Oakton Community College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
1600 E Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, Illinois 60016-1268
Phone:(847) 635-1600
Website: www.oakton.edu
Oakton Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

Olivet Nazarene University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)’
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Family Nurse Practitioner
Doctor of Education: Ethical Leadership – Interdisciplinary
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One University Avenue
Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271
Phone:(815) 939-5011
Phone: (877) 956-4838
Website: www.olivet.edu
Olivet Nazarene University is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Parkland College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, Illinois 61821-1899
Phone:(217) 351-2200
Website: www.parkland.edu
Parkland College is a 2-year, public institution.

Prairie State College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
202 South Halsted Street
Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411-8226
Phone:(708) 709-3500
Website: www.prairiestate.edu
Prairie State College is a 2-year, public institution.

Quincy University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)’
Licensed Practical Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (LPN/BSN)’
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
1800 College Ave
Quincy, Illinois 62301-2699
Phone:(217) 222-8020
Phone: (800) 68804295
Website: www.quincy.edu
Quincy University is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Rend Lake College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
468 N Ken Gray Pky
Ina, Illinois 62846
Phone:(618) 437-5321
Phone: (800) 369-5321
Website: www.rlc.edu
Rend Lake College is a 2-year, public institution.

Resurrection University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Clinical Nurse Leader
Nurse Administration
Nurse Educator
Nurse Practitioner
Post-Master’s of Science in Nursing Certificate
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Registered Nurse to Master’s of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
3 Erie Court
Oak Park, IL
Phone:(708) 763-6530
Phone: (888) 565-7848
website: www.resu.edu
Resurrection University is a 4-year private university.
Richland Community College
Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
One College Park
Decatur, Illinois 62521-8512
Phone:(217) 875-7200
Website: www.richland.edu
Richland Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

Robert Morris University Illinois

Nursing Programs Offered:
Registered Nurse (RN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
401 S State Street
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Phone:(312) 935-6800
Phone: (800) 762-5960
Website: www.robertmorris.edu
Robert Morris University Illinois is a 4-year, primarily associate’s, private not-for-profit institution.

Rock Valley College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Registered Nurse (RN)
3301 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, Illinois 61114-5699
Phone:(800) 973-7821
Website: www.rockvalleycollege.edu
Rock Valley College is a 2-year, public institution.

Rockford Career College

Nursing Programs Offered:
1130 South Alpine Road, Rockford, Illinois 61108
Phone:(815) 965-8616
Website: www.rockfordcareercollege.edu
Rockford Career College is a 2-year, private for-profit institution.

Rockford College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
3301 North Mulford Road
Rockford, Illinois 61108-2393
Phone:(815) 927=7821
Phone: (800) 973-7821
Website: www.rockford.edu
Rockford College is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Nursing Programs Offered:
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs)
Accreditation: Council on Accreditation (COA)
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, Illinois 60064
Phone:(847) 578-3000
Website: www.rosalindfranklin.edu
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Rush University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Nurse Practitioner
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Advanced Public Health Nursing
Systems Leadership
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Registered Nurse to Master’s of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN)
Post-Master’s of Science in Nursing Certificates
Clinical Nurse Leadership
Family Nurse Practitioner
Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric – Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric – Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
PhD in Nursing
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
600 S. Paulina St. STE 440
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Phone:(312) 942-7117
Website: www.rushu.rush.edu
Rush University is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Saint Anthony College of Nursing

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Clinical Nurse Leadership
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Family Nurse Practitioner
Nurse Education
Parish Nurse
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Post-Master’s of Science in Nursing Certificate
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
5658 E State St
Rockford, Illinois 61108-2468
Phone:(815) 395-5091
Website: www.sacn.edu
Saint Anthony College of Nursing is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Master of Science in Medical-Surgical or Child & Family
Master of Science in Medical-Surgical or Child & Family – Educator
Master of Science in Medical-Surgical or Child & Family – Clinician
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Medical-Surgical or Child & Family
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP)
Nursing Management Leadership (NML)
Registered Nurse to Master’s of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN)
Post Graduate Nurse Educator Certificate
Post Graduate Nurse Clinician Certificate
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
511 NE Greenleaf St
Peoria, Illinois 61603-3783
Phone:(309) 655-2201
Website: www.sfmccon.edu
Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Saint Xavier University

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Licensed Practical Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (LPN/BSN)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Family Nurse Practitioner
Clinical Nurse Leadership
Executive Leadership
Post-Master’s of Science in Nursing Certificate
Family Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Education
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
3700 W 103rd StChicago, Illinois 60655
Phone:(773) 298-3000
Website: www.sxu.edu
Saint Xavier University is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Sauk Valley Community College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
173 Illinois Rt 2
Dixon, Illinois 61021
Phone:(815) 288-5511
Website: www.svcc.edu
Sauk Valley Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

Shawnee Community College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
8364 Shawnee College Rd
Ullin, Illinois 62992
Phone:(618) 634-3200
Phone: (800) 481-2242
Website: www.shawneecc.edu
Shawnee Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

South Suburban College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) to Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Licensed Practical Nursing (Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN))
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
15800 South State Street
South Holland, Illinois 60473-1200
Phone:(708) 596-2000
Website: www.ssc.edu
South Suburban College is a 2-year, public institution.

Southeastern Illinois College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
3575 College Road
Harrisburg, Illinois 62946
Phone:(618) 252-5400
Phone: (866) 338-2742
Website: www.sic.edu
Southeastern Illinois College is a 2-year, public institution.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Gerontological Nursing
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Family Nurse Practitioner
Health Care & Nursing Administration
Nurse Anesthesia
Nurse Educator
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Il State Rte 157
Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1001
Phone:(618) 650-3705
Phone: (888) 328-5168
Website: www.siue.edu
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a 4-year, public institution.

Southwestern Illinois College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Nursing Education
Registered Nurse (RN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
2500 Carlyle Ave
Belleville, Illinois 62221-5899
Phone:(618) 235-2700
Website: www.swic.edu
Southwestern Illinois College is a 2-year, public institution.

Spoon River College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
23235 North County 22
Canton, Illinois 61520-8622
Phone:(309) 647-4645
Website: www.src.edu
Spoon River College is a 2-year, public institution.

St Johns College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Registered Nurse to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Mobility)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
729 E. Carpenter St
Springfield, Illinois 62702
Phone:(217) 525-5628
Website: www.stjohnscollegespringfield.edu
St Johns College is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Trinity Christian College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
6601 W College Dr
Palos Heights, Illinois 60463-0929
Phone:(708) 597-3000
Phone: (866) 874-6463
Website: www.trnty.edu
Trinity Christian College is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
2122 25th Avenue
Rock Island, Illinois 61201-5317
Phone:(309) 779-7700
Website: www.trinitycollegeqc.edu
Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences is a 4-year, primarily associate’s, private not-for-profit institution.

Triton College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)’
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
2000 5th Ave
River Grove, Illinois 60171-1995
Phone:(708) 456-0300 x3130
Website: www.triton.edu
Triton College is a 2-year, public institution.

University of Illinois at Chicago

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Family Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric-Mental Health
Occupational Health/Advanced Community Health Nurse
Occupational Health/Family Nurse Practitioner
School/Advanced Community Health Nurse
School/Family Nurse Practitioner
Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist
Nurse-Midwifery
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)/Master’s of Business Administration (MBA)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) / Master’s of Public Health
PhD in Nursing
Post-Master’s of Science in Nursing Certificate
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607
Phone:(312) 996-7000
Website: www.uic.edu
University of Illinois at Chicago is a 4-year, public institution.

University of St Francis

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Advanced Generalist Forensic Social Work
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Family Nurse Practitioner
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
500 N Wilcox St
Joliet, Illinois 60435-6188
Phone:(815) 740-3360
Phone: (800) 735-7500
Website: www.stfrancis.edu
University of St Francis is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

Waubonsee Community College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science In Nursing (AAS)
Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove, Illinois 60554-0901
Phone:(630) 466-7900 x2938
Website: www.waubonsee.edu
Waubonsee Community College is a 2-year, public institution.

Wheaton College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
501 College Ave, Wheaton, Illinois 60187-5593
Phone:(630) 752-5000
Website: www.wheaton.edu
Wheaton College is a 4-year, private not-for-profit institution.

William Rainey Harper College

Nursing Programs Offered:
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Accreditation: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
120 West Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
Phone: (847) 925-6707
Fax: (847) 925-6047
Website: goforward.harpercollege.edu
William Rainey Harper College is a 4-year private institution.


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