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  Illinois Approved Pre-Licensure Nursing Education Programs

Illinois Approved Pre-Licensure Nursing Education Programs

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Nursing School/Program

Program City
All American Nursing School Alsip
Adonis College of Nursing/ (BestMed) Dolton

Ambria College of Nursing

Hoffman Estates

Americare Technical School

Chicago

Aquarius Institute Des Plaines

ATS Institute of Technology

Chicago

Beck School of Practical Nursing

Redbud

Black Hawk College

Moline

CAAN, Coalition of African American Nurses, Inc. Matteson

CALC Institute of Technology

Alton

Capital Area School of Practical Nursing

Springfield

Carl Sandburg College

Galesburg

CCC-School of Nursing at Malcolm X Chicago
Great Paragon Healthcare, Inc. Chicago

Highland Community College

Freeport

Illinois Central College + Military

East Peoria

Illinois College of Nursing Lombard

Illinois Valley Community College

Oglesby

J. Renee College

Crystal Lake

John A Logan Community College

Carterville

Kankakee Community College

Kankakee

Lake Land College

Mattoon

Lincoln Land Community College

Springfield

Northbrook College of Health Care

Wheeling

Parkland College

Champaign

Verve College Chicago, Oak Brook

Richland Community College-AD

Decatur

Sauk Valley College

Dixon

Shawnee Community College

Ullin

Southeastern Illinois College

Harrisburg

William Rainey Harper College + Military

Palatine

+ Military = Military Transition Program: if you are a U.S. Navy or Air Force veteran who completed the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) Basic Medical Technician Corpsman program, or have at least one year of experience using corpsman skills within the last five years, these schools offer a customized transition to LPN education.  Please contact the school for additional information.

Please note: the LPN Programs listed above with "+ Military" also have a generic LPN program.

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Hospital Schools of Nursing

Program City

Graham Hospital School of Nursing

Canton


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RN Associate Degree Program

Program City
Ambria College of Nursing   Hoffman Estates

Black Hawk College

 

Moline

Carl Sandburg College

 

Galesburg

CCC-School of Nursing at Malcolm X

 

Chicago

College of DuPage

* Ladder option

Glen Ellyn

College of Lake County

 

Grayslake

Danville Area Community College

* Ladder option

Danville

Elgin Community College

 

Elgin

Heartland Community College

* Ladder option

Normal

Highland Community College

 

Freeport

Illinois Central College

 

East Peoria

IL Eastern Community College-AD

* Ladder option

Olney

Illinois Valley Community College

 

Olglesby

John A Logan College

 

Carterville

John Wood Community College

* Ladder option

Quincy

Joliet Junior College

* Ladder option

Joliet

Kankakee Community College

 

Kankakee

Kaskaskia College

 

Centralia

Kishwaukee College

* Ladder option

Malta

Lake Land College

 

Mattoon

Lewis & Clark Community College

 

Godfrey

Lincoln Land Community College

 

Springfield

McHenry County College   Crystal Lake

Morraine Valley Community College

* Ladder option

Palos Hills

Morton College

  * Ladder option

Cicero

Northwestern College   Bridgeview

Oakton Community College

* Ladder option

Des Plaines

Parkland College

 

Champaign

Prairie State College

 

Chicago Hghts

Rasmussen College   Rockford, Romeoville/Joliet

Rend Lake College

* Ladder option

Ina

Richland Community College

 

Decatur

Rock Valley College

 

Rockford

Sauk Valley College

 

Dixon

Shawnee Comunity College

 

Ullin

Southwestern Illinois College Belleville

 

Belleville

South Suburban College

 

South Holland

Southeastern Illinois College

 

Harrisburg

Spoon River College

* Ladder option

Canton

Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences-AD

 

Rock Island

Triton Community College

* Ladder option

River Grove

Waubonsee Community College

 

Sugar Grove

William Rainey Harper College   Palatine

*Ladder Option: this is an RN program only – with an LPN “option out”.  These schools do not have a corresponding stand alone LPN program.  These schools do have an approved LPN program code so that students may take the LPN licensure exam after a certain time designated by the curriculum.  Contact the school for further information.

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RN Baccalaureate Program

Program City

Aurora University

Aurora

Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Quincy

Bradley University *ACCL

Peoria

Chamberlain College of Nursing Addison

Chicago State University

Chicago

Dominican University River Forest

Elmhurst College

Elmhurst

Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington

Lakeview College of Nursing

Danville

Lewis University *ACCL

Romeoville

Loyola University *ACCL

Chicago

Mac Murray College, Division of Nursing

Jacksonville

Mennonite College of Nursing at ISU *ACCL

Normal

Methodist College

Peoria

Millikin University

Decatur

North Park University

Chicago

Northern Illinois University

DeKalb

Olivet Nazarene University *ACCL

Bourbonnais

Resurrection University Chicago
Robert Morris University Chicago

Rockford College

Rockford

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville *ACCL

Edwardsville

St. Anthony College of NRSG-DE

Rockford

St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing

Peoria

St. John’s College, Department of Nursing *ACCL

Springfield

St. Xavier University-DE *ACCL

Chicago

Trinity Christian College *ACCL

Palos Heights

Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences *ACCL Rock Island

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago

University of Illinois Springfield Springfield

University of St. Francis, Leach College of Nursing

Joliet

Western Illinois University Macomb

* ACCL = Accelerated RN Baccalaureate Program: one of the admission criteria into this program is a baccalaureate or higher degree in another discipline.

* Please note: the RN Baccalaureate Programs listed above with *ACCL” also have a generic/undergraduate RN program.

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Masters Entry Level Program, RN, MSN

Program City
DePaul University Chicago
Elmhurst College Elmhurst
Milikin University Decatur
Rush University Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago

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Illinois Approved Nursing Education Program Pass Rates - Last 5 Years

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Illinois Approved Nursing Education Program Pass Rates - Last 5 Years PDF


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Illinois Approved Nursing Education Programs On Probation

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Illinois Approved Nursing Education Programs On Probation PDF


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Admission / Graduation Data - Last 3 Years

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Admission / Graduation Data - Last 3 Years PDF


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