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BSN Schools in Illinois

There are 34 schools in the state of Illinois offering BSN programs. 2,717 students graduated from programs at Illinois BSN schools in 2010.

Overview

2,729 students graduate from BSN programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from BSN programs. 2,717 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in nursing in 2010.

34 BSN schools are in this state. Out of these, seven schools are public, while 27 schools are private. While tuition at a public BSN school varies from $8,401 to $12,053, tuition at a private BSN school varies from $11,700 to $35,256.

Average tuition for programs in nursing is $21,688. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $8,401 each year, is at Chicago State University, the highest tuition for BSN programs, which is $35,256 per year, is at Illinois Wesleyan University.

BSN Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

2,729 students graduate from BSN programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from BSN programs. 2,717 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in nursing in 2010.

BSN Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 2097
  • Bachelor 2007: 2436
  • Bachelor 2008: 2741
  • Bachelor 2009: 2765
  • Bachelor 2010: 2717

BSN Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 34 programs in nursing.

BSN Program Availability in Illinois

  • Bachelor: 34

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43630
  • 25th Percentile: 53440
  • Median: 65150
  • 75th Percentile: 78130
  • 90th Percentile: 91810

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55180
  • Median Salary 2007: 59900
  • Median Salary 2008: 62440
  • Median Salary 2009: 63850
  • Median Salary 2010: 65150
  • Total Employed 2006: 103100
  • Total Employed 2007: 104130
  • Total Employed 2008: 108820
  • Total Employed 2009: 116340
  • Total Employed 2010: 120810

Illinois vs National BSN Employment

Illinois vs National BSN Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 4.550% (120810)

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1. Rockford College

5050 E State St
Rockford, IL 61108-2311
(815) 226-4050

Rockford College offers one program in nursing and it is near the center of the city. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

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2. The Lakeview College of Nursing

903 N Logan Ave
Danville, IL 61832
(217) 443-5238

The Lakeview College of Nursing, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Danville, IL and this school offers one program in nursing. This school is one of 11 nursing schools in Illinois.

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3. Rush University

600 S. Paulina St. STE 440
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-7100

Rush University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL and it offers one BSN program. 1,917 students seek degrees in 33 programs at Rush, overall.

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4. MacMurray College

447 E. College Ave
Jacksonville, IL 62650-2590
(217) 479-7000

MacMurray College offers one BSN program and it is located in town of Jacksonville, Illinois. Mac is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

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5. Quincy University

1800 College Ave
Quincy, IL 62301-2699
(217) 222-8020

Quincy University offers one program in nursing. 1,907 students pursue degrees in 44 programs at QU, overall.

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6. Benedictine University

5700 College Rd
Lisle, IL 60532-0900
(630) 829-6000

Benedictine University is located in the suburbs of Lisle, Illinois and it offers one BSN program. Overall, 6,892 students seek degrees in 74 programs at this school. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing.

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7. The West Suburban College of Nursing

3 Erie Ct
Oak Park, IL 60302-2519
(708) 763-6530

The West Suburban College of Nursing is located in the suburbs of Oak Park, Illinois and ResU offers one BSN program. It is a 4-year institution.

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8. Illinois Wesleyan University

1312 N Park St
Bloomington, IL 61702-2900
(309) 556-1000

Illinois Wesleyan University offers one BSN program and it is located in the center of Bloomington. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

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9. The Saint Anthony College of Nursing

5658 E State St
Rockford, IL 61108-2468
(815) 395-5091

The Saint Anthony College of Nursing, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Rockford, IL and SACN offers one program in nursing. It is a 4-year institution.

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10. St Johns College

729 E. Carpenter St
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 525-5628

St Johns College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Springfield, IL and this school offers one BSN program. This specialized school is a 4-year institution.

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11. The Blessing Rieman College of Nursing

Broadway at 11th Street
Quincy, IL 62305-7005
(217) 228-5520x6991

The Blessing Rieman College of Nursing offers one BSN program and this school is located in Quincy, IL. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing.

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12. Trinity Christian College

6601 W College Dr
Palos Heights, IL 60463-0929
(708) 597-3000

Trinity Christian College offers one program in nursing and it is located in the suburbs of Palos Heights, Illinois. This liberal arts college is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

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13. The Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences

2122 - 25th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201-5317
(309) 779-7700

The Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Rock Island, IL and it offers one BSN program. It is a 4-year institution.

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14. The Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing

511 NE Greenleaf St
Peoria, IL 61603-3783
(309) 655-2201

The Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing offers one BSN program and this school, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Peoria, IL. It is a 4-year institution.

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15. Chamberlain College of Nursing - Addison

1221 N Swift Rd
Addison, IL 60101
(630) 953-3680

Chamberlain College of Nursing-Addison is a for-profit 4-year institution. Chamberlain is located in the suburbs of Addison, Illinois. It offers one associates level degree, one degree at the bachelors level, and one masters level degree to students. In 2010, 1,505 students sought degrees from the one program at this school. It offers subjects including advanced nursing, forensic nursing, and nursing. This nursing school is one of 11 nursing schools in Illinois.

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16. Loyola University - Chicago

1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 274-3000

Loyola University-Chicago offers one BSN program and Loyola is near the heart of downtown. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois.

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17. Governors State University

1 University Pky
University Park, IL 60484
(708) 534-5000

Governors State University offers one BSN program and it is located in the suburbs of University Park, Illinois. Overall, 5,660 students pursue degrees in 57 programs at this school.

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18. Lewis University

One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446-2200
(815) 838-0500

Lewis University, which is very close to Romeoville, Illinois, is in a rural area and it offers one BSN program. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks tenth in the state of Illinois.

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19. The University of Illinois at Springfield

One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
(217) 206-6600

Founded in 1969, the University of Illinois at Springfield is a public 4-year institution. UIS, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Springfield, IL. This school offers subjects such as communications and education. This school offers seven certificates, 30 degrees at the bachelors level, 30 masters level degrees, and one degree at the doctoral level to students. In 2010, 5,174 students sought degrees from the 47 programs at this school. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This school is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

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20. The University of St Francis

500 N Wilcox St
Joliet, IL 60435-6188
(815) 740-3360

The University of St Francis, which is near the center of the city, is located in Joliet, IL and it offers one BSN program.

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21. The Methodist College of Nursing

415 St. Mark Court
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 672-5513

The Methodist College of Nursing offers one program in nursing and it is in the center of Peoria. MCON is one of 11 nursing schools in Illinois.

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22. DePaul University

55 E Jackson
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 362-8000

DePaul University is in the center of Chicago and this school offers one BSN program.

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23. Bradley University

1501 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61625-0001
(309) 676-7611

Bradley University offers one BSN program and Bradley, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Peoria, IL. 5,813 students pursue degrees in 141 Bradley programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing.

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24. Olivet Nazarene University

One University Avenue
Bourbonnais, IL 60914-2271
(815) 939-5011

Olivet Nazarene University is located in the suburbs of Bourbonnais, Illinois and this school offers one BSN program. 4,550 students pursue degrees in 89 programs at this school, overall.

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25. McKendree University

701 College Rd
Lebanon, IL 62254-1291
(618) 537-4481

McKendree University is located in the suburbs of Lebanon, Illinois and this school offers one BSN program. It is a 4-year institution.

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26. Northern Illinois University

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, IL 60115-2828
(800) 892-3050

Northern Illinois University offers one program in nursing and NIU is located in the suburbs of Dekalb, Illinois. NIU is a public, 4-year, research institution.

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27. Aurora University

347 S Gladstone Ave
Aurora, IL 60506-4892
(630) 892-6431

Aurora University is located in the suburbs of Aurora, Illinois and AU offers one program in nursing. AU is a 4-year institution. AU is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing in terms of programs.

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28. Concordia University - Chicago

7400 Augusta
River Forest, IL 60305-1499
(708) 771-8300

Founded in 1864, Concordia University-Chicago is a 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois. It offers subjects such as sports management and human services. CUC offers students three certificates, 52 degrees at the bachelors level, 25 masters level degrees, and two doctoral level degrees. 5,223 students sought degrees from the 67 programs at this small school in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

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29. Eastern Illinois University

600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-5000

Eastern Illinois University is located in Charleston, IL and this school offers one BSN program. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. EIU is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing.

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30. Elmhurst College

190 Prospect Ave
Elmhurst, IL 60126-3096
(630) 617-3500

Elmhurst College offers one BSN program and it is in the suburbs of Elmhurst, Illinois. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

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31. Chicago State University

9501 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628-1598
(773) 995-2000

Chicago State University offers one BSN program. This school is a public 4-year institution. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing.

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32. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Il State Rte 157
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1001
(618) 650-2000

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville offers one program in nursing and SIUE is in the suburbs of Edwardsville, Illinois. Overall, 14,133 students seek degrees in 112 programs at this large university.

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33. Millikin University

1184 W Main St
Decatur, IL 62522-2084
(217) 424-6211

Millikin University offers one program in nursing and MU, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Decatur, IL. Overall, 2,328 students seek degrees in 44 MU programs.

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34. Illinois State University

North and School Streets
Normal, IL 61790-1000
(309) 438-2111

Illinois State University offers one program in nursing and Illinois State is in the center of Normal. ISU is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. This big school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing.

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35. Saint Xavier University

3700 W 103rd St
Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 298-3000

Saint Xavier University offers one program in nursing and it is located near Chicago, IL. It is a 4-year institution.

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36. The University of Illinois at Chicago

601 S Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 996-7000

The University of Illinois at Chicago offers one BSN program and it is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing.

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37. North Park University

3225 W Foster Ave
Chicago, IL 60625-4895
(773) 244-6200

North Park University, which is 7.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Chicago, IL and it offers one program in nursing. North Park is a 4-year institution.

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