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MSN Schools in Illinois

There are 19 Illinois schools offering MSN programs. In 2010, 650 students graduated from programs at Illinois MSN schools.

Overview

On average, 571 students graduate from programs in this state in advanced nursing each year. This accounts for 5% of MSN students who US schools graduate. 650 students graduated with an MSN degree at the master's level in 2010.

19 MSN schools are located in this state. Of these, 14 schools are private, while five schools are public. Tuition at a public MSN school varies from $8,401 to $12,053, while tuition at a private MSN school varies from $19,960 to $32,114.

Average tuition for programs in advanced nursing is $22,077. The lowest tuition in this midwestern state, which is $8,401 each year, is at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, while the highest tuition for programs in advanced nursing, which is $32,114 each year, is at Loyola University-Chicago.

MSN Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 571 students graduate from programs in this state in advanced nursing each year. This accounts for 5% of MSN students who US schools graduate. 650 students graduated with an MSN degree at the master's level in 2010.

MSN Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Master 2006: 369
  • Master 2007: 399
  • Master 2008: 493
  • Master 2009: 593
  • Master 2010: 650

MSN Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 25 MSN programs.

MSN Program Availability in Illinois

  • Master: 25

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23520
  • 25th Percentile: 27760
  • Median: 36640
  • 75th Percentile: 59820
  • 90th Percentile: 84730

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31310
  • Median Salary 2007: 38280
  • Median Salary 2008: 42120
  • Median Salary 2009: 41850
  • Median Salary 2010: 36640
  • Total Employed 2006: 4010
  • Total Employed 2007: 4140
  • Total Employed 2008: 4540
  • Total Employed 2009: 4910
  • Total Employed 2010: 5940

Illinois vs National MSN Employment

Illinois vs National MSN Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 10.660% (5940)

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1. Rush University

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

Rush University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL and it offers one program in advanced nursing. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois.

2. Benedictine University

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

Founded in 1887, Benedictine University is a 4-year institution. This school is located in the suburbs of Lisle, Illinois. Students are offered one certificate, one degree at the associates level, 52 degrees at the bachelors level, 18 masters level degrees, and two degrees at the doctoral level by this school. 6,892 students pursued degrees from the 69 programs at this mid-sized school in 2010. This school offers subjects including sports management and management. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school.

3. The West Suburban College of Nursing

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

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

4. The Saint Anthony College of Nursing

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

The Saint Anthony College of Nursing offers one MSN program and this school, which is 4.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Rockford, IL. 188 students pursue degrees in two SACN programs, overall.

5. The Blessing Rieman College of Nursing

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

Founded in 1891, the Blessing Rieman College of Nursing is a 4-year institution. This school is in town of Quincy, Illinois. This nursing school offers subjects such as nursing, advanced nursing, and forensic nursing. It offers students one degree at the bachelors level and one masters level degree. In 2010, 261 students pursued degrees from the one program at BRCN. BRCN is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This school is one of 11 nursing schools in Illinois.

6. 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, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Peoria, IL and this school offers one program in advanced nursing. This specialized school is a 4-year institution.

7. 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.

8. Loyola University - Chicago

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

Loyola University-Chicago offers two MSN programs. Loyola offers students two degrees at the master's level in advanced nursing. This university is near the heart of downtown. Loyola is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. This university is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in advanced nursing.

9. Governors State University

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

Governors State University offers one program in advanced nursing and this school is located in the suburbs of University Park, Illinois. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

10. 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 MSN program. Overall, 6,139 students seek degrees in 103 programs at this school.

11. 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 in Joliet, IL and it offers one MSN program.

12. DePaul University

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

DePaul University offers three programs in advanced nursing. It offers three master's level degrees in advanced nursing to students. DePaul is in the center of Chicago. Overall, 25,145 students seek degrees in 247 DePaul University programs. It is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

13. Bradley University

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

Bradley University offers two programs in advanced nursing. It offers students two degrees at the master's level in advanced nursing. BU, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Peoria, IL. In terms of programs, this school is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering advanced nursing.

14. Olivet Nazarene University

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

Olivet Nazarene University offers one program in advanced nursing and ONU is located in the suburbs of Bourbonnais, Illinois. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

15. McKendree University

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

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

16. Northern Illinois University

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

Northern Illinois University is in the suburbs of Dekalb, Illinois and it offers one program in advanced nursing. Northern Illinois is one of 10 research universities in Illinois.

17. Elmhurst College

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

Elmhurst College is in the suburbs of Elmhurst, Illinois and it offers one program in advanced nursing. 3,430 students pursue degrees in 76 Elmhurst programs, overall.

18. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is located in the suburbs of Edwardsville, Illinois and SIUE offers one program in advanced nursing. 14,133 students pursue degrees in 112 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville programs, overall.

19. Illinois State University

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

Illinois State University is in the center of Normal and ISU offers one MSN program. Overall, 21,134 students seek degrees in 131 programs at ISU. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering MSN programs.

20. Saint Xavier University

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

Saint Xavier University is located near Chicago, IL. This school offers three MSN programs. It offers students three degrees at the master's level in advanced nursing. It is a 4-year institution.

21. The University of Illinois at Chicago

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

The University of Illinois at Chicago offers one program in advanced nursing and UIC is near the center of the city. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois.

22. North Park University

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

North Park University offers one MSN program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL. It is a 4-year institution. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in advanced nursing.

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