Illinois Nursing Schools

Educational opportunities for nurses abound in Illinois. The state has 50 colleges, universities, and community colleges that offer campus based nursing programs.

There are 19 private universities that offer Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degrees. Three of those schools, DePaul University, St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing and The University of St. Francis, offer both MSN and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees. Loyola University and Rush University, the 15th rated nursing school in the US, offer MSN, DNP and PhD in Nursing degrees.

There are also five public universities that offer MSN degrees. Two of those schools offer MSN and DNP degrees, while University of Illinois at Chicago, the 11th rated nursing school in the US offers MSN, DNP, and PhD in Nursing degrees.

Nursing Schools in Illinois

  • Capitol Area School of Nursing
  • DePaul University
  • Heartland Community College
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Graham Hospital School of Nursing
  • Mennonite College
  • Millikin University
  • North Park University School of Nursing
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Richland Community College
  • Saint Anthony College of Nursing
  • Omega Health Care technical school
  • Harry S. Truman Community College
  • Saint Xavier University
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, School of nursing
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing
  • Benedictine University

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