Best Illinois Nursing Schools + Programs

This page provides you with a complete overview of available schools providing nursing degrees, programs & certificates in Illinois. Each school displays the location, school type, total enrolled students and nursing programs offered.

List of Illinois Nursing Schools and Programs

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there are a total of 92 of Illinois nursing schools offering degrees, programs and certificates. The schools below list the following degrees and certificates including Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nurse Anesthetist, Nursing Education, Adult Health Nursing, Family Practice Nursing, Nursing Practice, Clincial Nurse Specialist, Clincial Nurse Leader, Nursing Science, Critcal Care Nursing, Geriatric Nursing, Womens Health Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Public Health Nursing and Operating/Surgical Nursing.

82 Schools

Ambria College of Nursing

Hoffman Estates, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Ambria College of Nursing is located at 5210 Trillium Blvd Hoffman Estates, IL and is a Private institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Small City, a student population of 666 and a 15:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, Board of Trustees.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$0 Tuition Private School Type 666 Enrollment No Online Degree

Aurora University

Aurora, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Aurora University is located at 347 S Gladstone Ave Aurora, IL and is a Private institution. They award Bachelor's degree and Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. Their campus setting is considered Suburb City, a student population of 6,146 and a 17:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • ROTC(Army)
  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$22,080 Tuition Private School Type 6,146 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Benedictine University

Lisle, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
  • Nursing Science
Benedictine University is located at 5700 College Rd Lisle, IL and is a Private institution. They award Certificate, Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate and Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. Their campus setting is considered Suburb City, a student population of 9,229 and a 12:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council on Education for Public Health.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • ROTC(Army)
  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$27,465 Tuition Private School Type 9,229 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Black Hawk College

Moline, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Black Hawk College is located at 6600-34th Avenue Moline, IL and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Small City, a student population of 10,500 and a 17:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$7,500 Tuition Public School Type 10,500 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Bradley University

Peoria, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
  • Nursing Administration
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nursing Education
Bradley University is located at 1501 W Bradley Ave Peoria, IL and is a Private institution. They award Bachelor's degree, Master's degree and Doctor's degree - professional practice. Their campus setting is considered Midsize City, a student population of 5,716 and a 12:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • ROTC(Army)
  • Study Aboard
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$31,480 Tuition Private School Type 5,716 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Carl Sandburg College

Galesburg, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Carl Sandburg College is located at 2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard Galesburg, IL and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Fringe Rural, a student population of 3,250 and a 17:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • ROTC(Army)
  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$6,014 Tuition Public School Type 3,250 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois

Addison, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
  • Family Practice Nursing
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Practice
Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois is located at 1221 N Swift Rd Addison, IL and is a Private institution. They award Master's degree and Doctor's degree - professional practice. Their campus setting is considered Suburb City, a student population of 28,705 and a 22:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. *

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$18,160 Tuition Private School Type 28,705 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Chicago State University

Chicago, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Chicago State University is located at 9501 S. King Drive Chicago, IL and is a Public institution. They award Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Master's degree and Doctor's degree - professional practice. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 5,908 and a 11:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • ROTC(Army)
  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$9,994 Tuition Public School Type 5,908 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College

Chicago, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College is located at 1145 W Wilson Ave. Chicago, IL and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 17,025 and a 26:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services
  • Day Care Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$8,126 Tuition Public School Type 17,025 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College

Chicago, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College is located at 6301 S Halsted St Chicago, IL and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 8,458 and a 20:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services
  • Day Care Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$8,126 Tuition Public School Type 8,458 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

Chicago, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College is located at 1900 W Van Buren Chicago, IL and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 9,816 and a 26:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services
  • Day Care Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$8,126 Tuition Public School Type 9,816 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College

Chicago, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College is located at 10001 S Woodlawn Ave Chicago, IL and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 9,243 and a 23:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services
  • Day Care Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$8,126 Tuition Public School Type 9,243 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College

Chicago, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College is located at 7500 S Pulaski Rd Chicago, IL and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 15,099 and a 37:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services
  • Day Care Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$8,126 Tuition Public School Type 15,099 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

Chicago, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is located at 4300 N Narragansett Chicago, IL and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 18,942 and a 29:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$8,126 Tuition Public School Type 18,942 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
College of DuPage is located at 425 Fawell Blvd. Glen Ellyn, IL and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Suburb City, a student population of 47,821 and a 24:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation, American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$10,885 Tuition Public School Type 47,821 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

College of Lake County

Grayslake, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
College of Lake County is located at 19351 W Washington St. Grayslake, IL and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Suburb City, a student population of 25,799 and a 17:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services
  • Day Care Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$8,358 Tuition Public School Type 25,799 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Concordia University-Chicago

River Forest, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Concordia University-Chicago is located at 7400 Augusta River Forest, IL and is a Private institution. They award Bachelor's degree and Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. Their campus setting is considered Suburb City, a student population of 6,485 and a 15:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services
  • Day Care Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$29,520 Tuition Private School Type 6,485 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Danville Area Community College

Danville, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Danville Area Community College is located at 2000 E Main St Danville, IL and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Small City, a student population of 8,192 and a 16:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services
  • Day Care Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$6,375 Tuition Public School Type 8,192 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

DePaul University

Chicago, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
  • Adult Health Nursing
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Family Practice Nursing
  • Nursing Practice
DePaul University is located at 55 E Jackson Chicago, IL and is a Private institution. They award Certificate, Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, Post-master's certificate and Doctor's degree - professional practice. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 28,321 and a 16:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council on Education for Public Health, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • ROTC(Army)
  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$36,361 Tuition Private School Type 28,321 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Eastern Illinois University is located at 600 Lincoln Avenue Charleston, IL and is a Public institution. They award Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate and Post-master's certificate. Their campus setting is considered Remote Town, a student population of 10,351 and a 15:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • ROTC(Army)
  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$11,229 Tuition Public School Type 10,351 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Elgin Community College

Elgin, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Elgin Community College is located at 1700 Spartan Drive Elgin, IL and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Midsize City, a student population of 16,598 and a 19:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation, American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services
  • Day Care Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$10,439 Tuition Public School Type 16,598 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
  • Clincial Nurse Specialist
  • Clincial Nurse Leader
Elmhurst College is located at 190 Prospect Ave Elmhurst, IL and is a Private institution. They award and Master's degree. Their campus setting is considered Suburb City, a student population of 3,647 and a 14:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$34,450 Tuition Private School Type 3,647 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Governors State University

University Park, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
  • Family Practice Nursing
  • Nursing Science
  • Nursing Practice
Governors State University is located at 1 University Pky University Park, IL and is a Public institution. They award Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Master's degree, Post-master's certificate and Doctor's degree - other. Their campus setting is considered Fringe Rural, a student population of 7,386 and a 12:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services
  • Day Care Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$10,246 Tuition Public School Type 7,386 Enrollment No Online Degree

Graham Hospital School of Nursing

Canton, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Graham Hospital School of Nursing is located at 210 W Walnut St Canton, IL and is a Private institution. They award Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Distant Town, a student population of 85 and a 2:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. *

Student Services Offered:

  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

$11,638 Tuition Private School Type 85 Enrollment No Online Degree

Harper College

Palatine, IL
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Harper College is located at 1200 W Algonquin Rd Palatine, IL and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Suburb City, a student population of 25,060 and a 21:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. * This school is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services
  • Day Care Services

Special Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$9,396 Tuition Public School Type 25,060 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

List of Illinois Nursing Schools

School Name Type Estimated Tuition
Ambria College of Nursing Private $0
Aurora University Private $22,080
Benedictine University Private $27,465
Black Hawk College Public $7,500
Bradley University Private $31,480
Carl Sandburg College Public $6,014
Chamberlain College of Nursing, Illinois Private $18,160
Chicago State University Public $9,994
City Colleges of Chicago, Harry S Truman College Public $8,126
City Colleges of Chicago, Kennedy, King College Public $8,126
City Colleges of Chicago, Malcolm X College Public $8,126
City Colleges of Chicago, Olive, Harvey College Public $8,126
City Colleges of Chicago, Richard J Daley College Public $8,126
City Colleges of Chicago, Wilbur Wright College Public $8,126
College of DuPage Public $10,885
College of Lake County Public $8,358
Concordia University, Chicago Private $29,520
Danville Area Community College Public $6,375
DePaul University Private $36,361
Eastern Illinois University Public $11,229
Elgin Community College Public $10,439
Elmhurst College Private $34,450
Governors State University Public $10,246
Graham Hospital School of Nursing Private $11,638
Harper College Public $9,396
Heartland Community College Public $8,250
Highland Community College Public $5,184
Illinois Central College Public $8,700
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Frontier Community Coll Public $9,079
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Olney Central College Public $9,079
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Wabash Valley College Public $9,079
Illinois State University Public $12,004
Illinois Valley Community College Public $10,359
Illinois Wesleyan University Private $42,490
John A Logan College Public $10,752
John Wood Community College Public $7,710
Joliet Junior College Public $10,508
Kankakee Community College Public $9,082
Kaskaskia College Public $7,456
Kishwaukee College Public $9,750
Lake Land College Public $7,282
Lewis and Clark Community College Public $8,256
Lewis University Private $29,040
Lincoln Land Community College Public $5,544
Loyola University Chicago Private $39,179
MacMurray College Private $24,172
McHenry County College Public $10,666
McKendree University Private $27,930
Methodist College Private $19,600
Millikin University Private $30,630
Moraine Valley Community College Public $8,916
Morton College Public $7,764
North Park University Private $25,860
Northern Illinois University Public $13,999
Northwestern College, Southwestern Campus Private $17,605
Oakton Community College Public $8,878
Olivet Nazarene University Private $32,790
Parkland College Public $9,555
Prairie State College Public $7,800
Quincy University Private $26,998
Rasmussen College, Illinois Private $9,360
Rend Lake College Public $4,605
Richland Community College Public $5,769
Robert Morris University Illinois Private $25,200
Rock Valley College Public $8,264
Rockford University Private $28,330
Saint Xavier University Private $30,920
Sauk Valley Community College Public $9,110
Shawnee Community College Public $5,010
South Suburban College Public $10,786
Southeastern Illinois College Public $4,800
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Public $9,442
Southwestern Illinois College Public $12,120
Spoon River College Public $9,240
Trinity Christian College Private $26,665
Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences Private $27,067
Triton College Public $9,360
University of Illinois at Chicago Public $14,626
University of St Francis Private $29,950
Waubonsee Community College Public $7,002
Western Illinois University Public $12,014
Wheaton College Private $32,950