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RN To MSN Schools in Illinois

There are 19 Illinois schools offering RN to MSN programs. 650 students graduated from programs at Illinois RN to MSN schools in 2010.

Overview

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

19 RN to MSN schools are in Illinois. Out of these, five schools are public, while 14 schools are private. Tuition at a private RN to MSN school varies from $19,960 to $32,114, while public RN to MSN school tuition varies from $8,401 to $12,053.

Average tuition for RN to MSN programs is $22,077. While the highest tuition for RN to MSN programs, which is $32,114 every year, is at Loyola University-Chicago, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $8,401 each year, is at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

RN to MSN Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

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

RN to MSN Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

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

RN to MSN Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 25 programs in advanced nursing.

RN to MSN Program Availability in Illinois

  • Master: 25

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 RN to MSN Employment

Illinois vs National RN to MSN Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 4.550% (120810)

RN To MSN Schools in Illinois

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1. Rush University

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

Rush University offers one program in advanced nursing and this university, which is near the center of the city, is in Chicago, IL. Rush 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 ResU offers one RN to MSN program. It is one of 11 nursing schools in Illinois.

4. 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 located in Rockford, IL and this school offers one program in advanced nursing. It is a 4-year institution.

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 offers one RN to MSN program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Peoria, IL. It is one of 11 nursing schools in Illinois.

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 programs in advanced nursing. This university offers two master's level advanced nursing degrees to students. This big university is 8.4 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 15,951 students pursue degrees in 224 programs at this university. In terms of enrollment, it ranks seventh in the state of Illinois.

9. Governors State University

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

Governors State University is in the suburbs of University Park, Illinois and it offers one program in advanced nursing. 5,660 students seek degrees in 57 programs at GSU, overall.

10. Lewis University

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

Lewis University offers one RN to MSN program and this school, which is very close to Romeoville, Illinois, is located in a rural setting.

11. The University of St Francis

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

The University of St Francis offers one RN to MSN program and USF, which is near the center of the city, is located in Joliet, IL. This school is a 4-year institution.

12. DePaul University

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

DePaul University is in the center of Chicago. This school offers three RN to MSN programs. It offers three master's level advanced nursing degrees to students. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Illinois.

13. 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. This school offers two RN to MSN programs. Students are offered two master's level advanced nursing degrees by this mid-sized school. In terms of programs, Bradley is the third biggest 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 is located in the suburbs of Bourbonnais, Illinois and ONU offers one RN to MSN program. Overall, 4,550 students seek degrees in 89 ONU programs.

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 program in advanced nursing. This school is a 4-year institution.

16. Northern Illinois University

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

Northern Illinois University is located in the suburbs of Dekalb, Illinois and this university offers one RN to MSN program. 23,850 students seek degrees in 131 NIU programs, overall.

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. Elmhurst is a 4-year institution. This school is the eighth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

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 this university offers one program in advanced nursing. Overall, 14,133 students seek degrees in 112 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville programs. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering advanced nursing.

19. Illinois State University

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

Illinois State University offers one program in advanced nursing and it is located in the center of Normal. Overall, 21,134 students pursue degrees in 131 Illinois State University programs. It ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

20. Saint Xavier University

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

Saint Xavier University offers three RN to MSN programs. It offers three RN to MSN degrees at the master's level to students. SXU is near Chicago, IL. Overall, 4,852 students seek degrees in 124 Saint Xavier programs. It is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

21. The University of Illinois at Chicago

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

The University of Illinois at Chicago is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in advanced nursing. 27,850 students pursue degrees in 206 programs at UIC, overall.

22. North Park University

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

North Park University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Chicago, IL and this school offers one RN to MSN program. Overall, 3,233 students seek degrees in 61 programs at NPU.

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