Nursing Schools in Illinois
Note: This page lists universities and colleges in the state of Illinois, outside of Chicago. For a separate list of schools in Chicago, please see Nursing Schools in Chicago.
347 S. Gladstone Ave., Aurora, IL 60506-4892 (630) 892 - 6431
At Aurora University, distinct advantages are given to the students from low student-faculty ration to joining the
largest community ever. Furthermore, a lot of the learning methods used are centered towards individual instruction and
personalized attention. Two tracks are offered in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.
5700 College Road, Lisle, IL 60532 (630) 829 - 1152
The baccalaureate program for the registered nurse has been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
(CCNE) until 2013. In addition, the MSN program has received accreditation from the same organization. The validity
would continue until 2015.
1501 W Bradley Ave., Peoria, IL 61625 (309) 676 - 7611
The Department of Nursing was first established in 1956. It offered an undergraduate program, an accelerated program and
a graduate program of study.
1312 Park Street Bloomington, IL 61701 ((309) 556 - 1000
The Illinois Wesleyan University prides itself in offering not only nursing courses to its students but as well as
courses in the liberal arts. The students are holistically developed in order to pursue their dreams.
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Quincy, IL 62305-7007 (217) 223 - 1200
The Blessing Health System belongs to the Blessing Corporate Services which is existent since 1983. The school offers a
four-year nursing program with the help of two hospitals and a physician group.
190 Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126-3296 (630) 279 - 4100
The mission of the Deicke Center for Nursing at the Elmhurst College involves preparing professional nurses for ethical
practice and leadership. The goals also include developing a foundation for graduate and doctoral study in Nursing and
preparing graduates for professional nursing practice.
University Parkway, University Park, ILllinois 60484-0975 (708) 534 - 5000
The College of Health and Humans Services include Nursing as a program to prepare aspiring individuals to pursue a
focused learning in Nursing. Training and education is vital for successful nurses.
903 North Logan Avenue, Danville, IL 61832 (217) 709 - 0920
Main Campus, Romeoville, IL (815) 838 - 0500
Both bachelor’s degree and master’s degree are offered in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. The programs
herein are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Professional experiences are encouraged during
classroom discussions to strengthen the concept of Nursing among the students.
Normal, IL 61790-5810 (309) 438 - 7400
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education has accredited the programs offered by the institution. Both programs are
accredited until December 13, 2017.
447 East College Avenue, Jacksonville, IL 62650 (800) 252 - 7485
At MAcMurray College, dreams are pursued and achieved by young and old aspiring students through the help of proficient
instructors and supportive auxiliary services.
1184 West Main Street, Decatur, IL 62522 (800) 373 - 7333
The programs, Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Master of Science in Nursing are both accredited by the Commission
on Collegiate Nursing Education. Two tracks are offered to aspiring nurses. These are the traditional tract and the RN –
BSN track for those who have an accredited NLN associate degree or diploma school of nursing. The MSN degree has four
1240 Normal Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115 (815) 753 - 1231
At the Northern Illinois University, core competence is vital in achieving one’s recognition of being a graduate of the
RN and BSN programs. Similarly, graduates of the MSN programs are expected to assume the advanced roles which include
family nurse practitioner, adult nurse practitioner and adult clinical nurse specialist.
One University Avenue Bourbonnais, IL 60914-2345 (800) 648 - 1463
The university is particularly proud of its learning resource center where the students can experience hands-on
laboratory for skills and a computer lab complete with audiovisual tools and programs. Hands-on experiences are
strictly complied with in different locations.
1400 S. Wolf Dr. Suite 104 Wheeling, IL 60090, (847) 850 - 5700
Northbrook College of Health Care is a privately owned college that imparts quality education in the highest academic
standards. The curriculum and its delivery provide a learning experience that is progressive in approach yet classical
in philosophy. This unique methodology leads to the development of the student into an ideal health care practitioner
that is second to none.