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Nursing Assistant Schools in Illinois

There are 48 Illinois schools offering nursing assistant programs. In 2010, 7,169 students graduated from programs at Illinois nursing assistant schools.

Overview

6,256 students graduate from nursing assistant programs in Illinois, on average, each year. This accounts for close to 15% of nursing assistant students who US schools graduate. 7,169 students graduated with certificates in nursing assisting in 2010.

48 nursing assistant schools are in this state. Out of these, seven schools are private, while 41 schools are public. While tuition at a public nursing assistant school varies from $2,194 to $4,128, private nursing assistant school tuition varies from $1,495 to $18,060.

Average tuition for programs in nursing assisting is $3,020. The highest tuition for nursing assistant programs, which is $18,060 every year, is at the Citi College of Allied Health, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $1,495 each year, is at SOLEX College.

Nursing assistant schools in this state offer certificates.

Nursing Assistant Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

6,256 students graduate from nursing assistant programs in Illinois, on average, each year. This accounts for close to 15% of nursing assistant students who US schools graduate. 7,169 students graduated with certificates in nursing assisting in 2010.

Nursing Assistant Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 4480
  • Certificate 2007: 4953
  • Certificate 2008: 5343
  • Certificate 2009: 6031
  • Certificate 2010: 7169

Nursing Assistant Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 48 nursing assistant programs.

Nursing Assistant Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 48

Career Trends

Nursing Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Nursing Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Nursing Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18430
  • 25th Percentile: 20130
  • Median: 22930
  • 75th Percentile: 27400
  • 90th Percentile: 32750

Career Trends

Nursing Assistants — Employment Trend

Nursing Assistants — Employment Trend

Nursing Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21010
  • Median Salary 2007: 22390
  • Median Salary 2008: 23190
  • Median Salary 2009: 23410
  • Median Salary 2010: 22930
  • Total Employed 2006: 58660
  • Total Employed 2007: 60210
  • Total Employed 2008: 58640
  • Total Employed 2009: 57320
  • Total Employed 2010: 57540

Illinois vs National Nursing Assistant Employment

Illinois vs National Nursing Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 3.965% (57540)

Nursing Assistant Schools in Illinois

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1. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Wabash Valley College

2200 College Drive
Mount Carmel, IL 62863
(618) 393-2982

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College is in town of Mount Carmel, Illinois and it offers one program in nursing assisting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

2. John Wood Community College

1301 S 48th Street
Quincy, IL 62305-8736
(217) 224-6500

John Wood Community College is located in Quincy, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one nursing assistant program. It is a public 2-year institution.

3. The Illinois School of Health Careers

11 East Adams St. Ste 200
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 913-1230

The Illinois School of Health Careers is in the center of Chicago and this school offers one nursing assistant program. It is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois.

4. Danville Area Community College

2000 E Main St
Danville, IL 61832-5118
(217) 443-3222

Danville Area Community College is 2.1 miles from the center of the city and it offers one nursing assistant program. 3,713 students pursue degrees in 66 Danville Area Community College programs, overall.

5. The Citi College of Allied Health

134 N LaSalle St Ste 720
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 236-9000

The Citi College of Allied Health is located in the center of Chicago and this school offers one nursing assistant program. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

6. City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College

7500 S Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60652-1299
(773) 838-7500

City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College is 9.7 miles from the center of the city and it offers one nursing assistant program. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing assisting in terms of programs.

7. Sauk Valley Community College

173 Illinois Rt 2
Dixon, IL 61021
(815) 288-5511

Sauk Valley Community College offers one nursing assistant program and this college is in Dixon, IL. It is a public 2-year institution.

8. City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

1900 W Van Buren
Chicago, IL 60612-3197
(312) 850-7000

City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College offers one nursing assistant program and it is 2.3 miles from the center of the city. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this community college is the sixth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing assisting.

9. The Midwest Technical Institute - East Peoria

280 High Point Ln
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 427-2750

The Midwest Technical Institute-East Peoria is in the suburbs of East Peoria, Illinois and this school offers one nursing assistant program. This school is a for-profit institution.

10. East-West University

816 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 939-0111x1804

East-West University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1980. This school, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Chicago, IL. It offers eight certificates, four associates level degrees, and six bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 936 students pursued degrees from the 11 programs at this liberal arts college. It offers subjects including business and administrative assistant and secretarial science. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

11. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Olney Central College

305 N West Street
Olney, IL 62450
(618) 393-2982

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College offers one program in nursing assisting. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

12. Shawnee Community College

8364 Shawnee College Rd
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 634-3200

Shawnee Community College, which is several miles from Ullin, is located in a rural area and it offers one nursing assistant program. 2,359 students pursue degrees in 38 programs at this college, overall.

13. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Lincoln Trail College

11220 State Hwy 1
Robinson, IL 62454
(618) 393-2982

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Lincoln Trail College offers one program in nursing assisting and it is in Robinson, IL. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

14. The Illinois School of Health Careers - O'Hare

8750 W Bryn Mawr Ste 300
Chicago, IL 60631
(773) 458-1111

The Illinois School of Health Careers-O'Hare is located near Chicago, IL and it offers one program in nursing assisting. This school is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois.

15. The College of Office Technology

1520 West Division Street
Chicago, IL 60642-3312
(773) 278-0042x11

The College of Office Technology offers one nursing assistant program and this school, which is 2.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Chicago, IL. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

16. City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College

10001 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60628-1696
(773) 291-6100

City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College offers one program in nursing assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing assisting in terms of programs.

17. Illinois Valley Community College

815 N Orlando Smith Ave
Oglesby, IL 61348-9692
(815) 224-2720

Illinois Valley Community College is located in Oglesby, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in nursing assisting. This medium-sized college is a public 2-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing assistant programs.

18. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Frontier Community Coll

Frontier Drive
Fairfield, IL 62837
(618) 393-2982

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Frontier Community Coll is located in Fairfield, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in nursing assisting. 2,171 students pursue degrees in 16 programs at this community college, overall.

19. The Beck Area Career Center - Red Bud

6137 Beck Rd
Red Bud, IL 62278
(618) 473-2222

The Beck Area Career Center-Red Bud offers one program in nursing assisting and it is in Red Bud, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 109 students pursue degrees in two programs at this vocational school, overall.

20. The Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield

2731 Farmers Market Road
Springfield, IL 62707
(217) 527-8324

The Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in nursing assisting. It is a for-profit institution.

21. SOLEX College

350 E Dundee Rd Ste 200
Wheeling, IL 60090-3104
(847) 229-9595

SOLEX College is in the suburbs of Wheeling, Illinois and it offers one program in nursing assisting. 1,006 students pursue degrees in four programs at this school, overall.

22. City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College

1145 W Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640-6063
(773) 907-4000

City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College is 6.2 miles from the center of the city and this college offers one nursing assistant program. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing assisting.

23. Lake Land College

5001 Lake Land Blvd
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 234-5253

Lake Land College is located in Mattoon, IL and it offers one program in nursing assisting. Overall, 8,234 students pursue degrees in 67 programs at this college.

24. Southeastern Illinois College

3575 College Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 252-5400

Southeastern Illinois College is located in Harrisburg, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one nursing assistant program. 2,356 students seek degrees in 46 programs at this college, overall.

25. City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

4300 N Narragansett
Chicago, IL 60634-1500
(773) 777-7900

City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College offers one nursing assistant program and it is near the heart of downtown. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing assistant programs.

26. Prairie State College

202 South Halsted Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411-8226
(708) 709-3500

Prairie State College offers one nursing assistant program and it is located in the suburbs of Chicago Heights, Illinois. This medium-sized college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

27. The College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
(630) 942-2800

The College of DuPage offers one nursing assistant program and this college is located in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. It is a public 2-year institution.

28. Elgin Community College

1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, IL 60123-7193
(847) 697-1000

Elgin Community College is near the center of the city and it offers one nursing assistant program. It is a public 2-year institution.

29. John A Logan College

700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918-2500
(618) 985-3741

John A Logan College offers one nursing assistant program and it is located in Carterville, IL. This school is a public 2-year institution.

30. Kaskaskia College

27210 College Rd
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 545-3000

Kaskaskia College, which is only a few miles from Centralia, is located in a rural setting and it offers one nursing assistant program. It is a public 2-year institution.

31. Southwestern Illinois College

2500 Carlyle Ave
Belleville, IL 62221-5899
(618) 235-2700

Southwestern Illinois College is in Belleville, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one nursing assistant program. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. This school is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing assistant programs.

32. Morton College

3801 S Central Ave
Cicero, IL 60804-4398
(708) 656-8000

Morton College is located in the suburbs of Cicero, Illinois and this college offers one program in nursing assisting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

33. Triton College

2000 5th Ave
River Grove, IL 60171-1995
(708) 456-0300x3130

Triton College is in the suburbs of River Grove, Illinois and it offers one program in nursing assisting. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks fifth in the state of Illinois.

34. McHenry County College

8900 US Hwy 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2761
(815) 455-3700

McHenry County College is in Crystal Lake, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in nursing assisting. This medium-sized college is a public 2-year institution.

35. Lincoln Land Community College

5250 Shepherd Rd
Springfield, IL 62794-9256
(217) 786-2200

Lincoln Land Community College, which is 4.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Springfield, IL and it offers one nursing assistant program. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

36. Harper College

1200 W Algonquin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067-7398
(847) 925-6000

Harper College is in the suburbs of Palatine, Illinois and it offers one program in nursing assisting. Overall, 16,060 students pursue degrees in 94 programs at this large school. This school ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

37. Oakton Community College

1600 E Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016-1268
(847) 635-1600

Oakton Community College, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Des Plaines, IL and this college offers one nursing assistant program. Overall, 11,837 students pursue degrees in 73 Oakton Community College programs.

38. Kishwaukee College

21193 Malta Rd
Malta, IL 60150-9699
(815) 825-2086

Kishwaukee College, which is very close to Malta, Illinois, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in nursing assisting. It is a public 2-year institution.

39. Parkland College

2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, IL 61821-1899
(217) 351-2200

Parkland College offers one program in nursing assisting and this college, which is near the center of the city, is in Champaign, IL. 9,715 students seek degrees in 71 Parkland College programs, overall.

40. Lewis and Clark Community College

5800 Godfrey Rd
Godfrey, IL 62035
(618) 468-7000

Lewis and Clark Community College offers one program in nursing assisting and it is in Godfrey, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

41. Illinois Central College

One College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635-0001
(309) 694-5422

Illinois Central College offers one program in nursing assisting and this college, which is near East Peoria, is located in a rural area. Overall, 13,078 students pursue degrees in 99 Illinois Central College programs.

42. The College of Lake County

19351 W Washington St.
Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
(847) 543-2000

The College of Lake County offers one program in nursing assisting and it is in the suburbs of Grayslake, Illinois. It is a public 2-year institution.

43. City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

30 E Lake St
Chicago, IL 60601-2449
(312) 553-5600

City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College offers one program in nursing assisting and this college is near the center of the city. 8,721 students seek degrees in 39 programs at this college, overall.

44. Joliet Junior College

1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL 60431-8938
(815) 729-9020

Joliet Junior College offers one program in nursing assisting and this college, which is near Joliet, is in a rural area. 15,676 students seek degrees in 89 programs at this college, overall. This college is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering nursing assistant programs.

45. Kankakee Community College

100 College Drive
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 802-8500

Kankakee Community College offers one nursing assistant program and it is located in the suburbs of Kankakee, Illinois. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

46. South Suburban College

15800 South State Street
South Holland, IL 60473-1200
(708) 596-2000x5894

South Suburban College is located in the suburbs of South Holland, Illinois and it offers one program in nursing assisting. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

47. Rock Valley College

3301 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL 61114-5699
(815) 921-7821

Rock Valley College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Rockford, IL and it offers one program in nursing assisting. This community college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

48. City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College

6301 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60621-2709
(773) 602-5000

City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College is 6.9 miles from the center of the city and it offers one nursing assistant program. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

49. Waubonsee Community College

Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554-0901
(630) 466-7900x5756

Waubonsee Community College, which is very close to Sugar Grove, Illinois, is located in a rural area and it offers one nursing assistant program. This college is a public 2-year institution.