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Nurse Practitioner Schools in Illinois

There are nine Illinois schools offering nurse practitioner programs. 130 students graduated with degrees from Illinois nurse practitioner schools in 2010. 116 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 14 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

129 students graduate from nurse practitioner programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of nurse practitioner students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 14 students graduated with nurse practitioner certificates and 116 with a degree at the master's level.

Nine nurse practitioner schools are in this state. And of these, two schools are public, while seven schools are private. While tuition at a public nurse practitioner school varies from $8,401 to $11,417, private nurse practitioner school tuition varies from $19,960 to $32,114.

Average tuition for nurse practitioner programs is $23,926. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $8,401 per year, is at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, while the highest tuition for nurse practitioner programs, which is $32,114 per year, is at Loyola University-Chicago.

Illinois schools offer certificates and masters degrees in nurse practitioner.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

129 students graduate from nurse practitioner programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of nurse practitioner students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 14 students graduated with nurse practitioner certificates and 116 with a degree at the master's level.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 6
  • Certificate 2007: 8
  • Certificate 2008: 4
  • Certificate 2009: 12
  • Certificate 2010: 14
  • Master 2006: 95
  • Master 2007: 111
  • Master 2008: 124
  • Master 2009: 148
  • Master 2010: 116

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 28 programs in advanced nursing. Of these programs, close to 64.3% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 10
  • Master: 18

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 Nurse Practitioner Employment

Illinois vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 10.660% (5940)

Nurse Practitioner Schools in Illinois

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1. Loyola University - Chicago

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

Loyola University-Chicago offers three nurse practitioner programs. Loyola offers three master's level degrees in advanced nursing to students. This research university is near the center of the city. 15,951 students seek degrees in 224 Loyola University-Chicago programs, overall. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

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2. Lewis University

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

Lewis University offers one program in advanced nursing and it is located in Romeoville, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 6,139 students seek degrees in 103 Lewis programs. In terms of enrollment, it ranks tenth in the state of Illinois.

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3. The University of St Francis

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

The University of St Francis offers four programs in advanced nursing. Out of those, it offers two nurse practitioner certificates to students and two master's level advanced nursing degrees. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Joliet, IL. Overall, 3,255 students pursue degrees in 63 programs at this school.

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4. DePaul University

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

DePaul University is located in the center of Chicago. This school offers five programs in advanced nursing. Out of those, students are offered two certificates in advanced nursing by it and three nurse practitioner degrees at the master's level. 25,145 students pursue degrees in 247 DePaul University programs, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

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5. Bradley University

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

Bradley University, which is near the center of the city, is in Peoria, IL and Bradley offers one nurse practitioner program. 5,813 students pursue degrees in 141 Bradley programs, overall.

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6. 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. It offers four nurse practitioner programs. Out of those, this university offers two nurse practitioner certificates to students and two degrees at the master's level in advanced nursing. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. SIUE is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering advanced nursing.

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7. Illinois State University

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

Illinois State University is in the center of Normal. It offers two programs in advanced nursing. More specifically, this big school offers one certificate in advanced nursing to students and one nurse practitioner degree at the master's level. Overall, 21,134 students pursue degrees in 131 programs at ISU. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks fourth in the state of Illinois.

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8. Saint Xavier University

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

Saint Xavier University is near Chicago, IL. It offers four nurse practitioner programs. Out of those, students are offered one nurse practitioner certificate by SXU and three degrees at the master's level in advanced nursing. SXU is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering nurse practitioner programs.

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9. North Park University

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

North Park University offers four nurse practitioner programs. Of those, students are offered two nurse practitioner certificates by it and two degrees at the master's level in advanced nursing. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Chicago, IL. NPU is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.