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  Illinois Approved Pre-Licensure Nursing Education Programs

Illinois Approved Pre-Licensure Nursing Education Programs

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Nursing Schools/Programs in Community Colleges

Program City

Ambria College of Nursing

Hoffman Estates

Black Hawk College Moline
Carl Sandburg College Galesburg
CCC-School of Nursing at Malcolm X Chicago
Illinois Central College Peoria
Illinois Valley Community College Oglesby
J. Renee College Crystal Lake
John A Logan Community College Cartervill, Du Quoin
Kankakee Community College Kankakee
Kaskaskia College Centralia
Lake Land College Mattoon
Lincoln Land Community College Springfield, Jacksonville, Hillsboro
Parkland College Champaign
Richland Community College-AD Decatur
Suak Valley College Dixon
Shawnee Community College Ullin
Southeastern Illinois College Harrisburg
Southwestern Illinois College Granite City East St. Louis
William Rainey Harper College Palatine

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Nursing Schools/Programs

Program City

Beck School of Practical Nursing

Redbud

Capital Area School of Practical Nursing Springfield

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Nursing Schools/Programs, Private Business and Vocational Schools (PBVS)*

Program City

Adonis College of Nursing/ (BestMed)

Dolton

Americare Technical School Chicago
Aquarius Institute Des Plaines
ATS Institute of Technology Chicago
CAAN, Coalition of African American Nurses, Inc. Matteson
CALC Institute of Technology Alton
First Step to Excellence Academy Chicago
Genesis Healthcare Institute Romeoville
Great Paragon Healthcare, Inc. Chicago
Illinois College of Nursing Lombard
New Lake College Hanover Park
Northshore College Wheeling
Scott School of Careers Chicago
State Career College Waukegan
Verve College Chicago, Oak Brook

*Private Business and Vocational Schools (PBVS), for more information see the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) website: https://www.ibhe.org/pbvsApprovedDir.aspx


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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

CAAN, Coalition of African American Nurses, Inc.

 

Matteson

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, Fairfield, Robinson, Mt. Carmel

Illinois Valley Community College

 

Olglesby

Instituto College   Chicago

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, Blue Island

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, Chicago, Aurora, Mokena

Rend Lake College

* Ladder option

Ina

Richland Community College

 

Decatur

Rock Valley College

 

Rockford

Sauk Valley College

 

Dixon

Shawnee Comunity College

 

Ullin

South Suburban College

 

South Holland

Southeastern Illinois College

 

Harrisburg

Southwestern Illinois College Belleville

 

Belleville

Spoon River College

* Ladder option

Canton

Triton Community College

* Ladder option

River Grove

Waubonsee Community College

 

Sugar Grove, Aurora

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 Degree 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, Tinley Park

Chicago State University

Chicago

DePaul University, College of Science and Health, School of Nursing Chicago

DePaul University, College of Science and Health, School of Nursing

Chicago
Dominican University River Forest
Eastern Illinois University Charleston

Elmhurst College

Elmhurst

Illinois College, Department of Nursing Jacksonville

Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington

Lakeview College of Nursing

Danville, Charleston

Lewis University *ACCL

Romeoville

Loyola University *ACCL

Chicago, Maywood, Downer’s Grove

Mennonite College of Nursing at ISU *ACCL

Normal

Methodist College

Peoria

Millikin University

Decatur

North Park University

Chicago

Northern Illinois University

DeKalb

Oak Point University Chicago

Olivet Nazarene University *ACCL

Bourbonnais

Rockford University

Rockford

Roosevelt University Chicago
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, Greenville

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 Chicago

Chicago

University of Illinois Springfield Springfield
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Urbana-Champaign

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 Degree Program, RN, MSN

Program City
Aurora University Aurora, IL
DePaul University, College of Science and Health, School of Nursing Chicago, North Chicago
Elmhurst College Elmhurst
Methodist College Peoria
Milikin University Decatur
Rosalind Franklin University College of Nursing North Chicago
Rush University Chicago
Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences Rock Island
University of Illinois Chicago Chicago, Springfield, Urbana
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Urbana-Champaign

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Illinois Approved Nursing Education Program Pass Rates - Last 5 Years

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


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Illinois Approved Nursing Education Programs On Probation

Document  
Illinois Approved Nursing Education Programs On Probation PDF


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Illinois Approved Nursing Education Programs Revoked

Document  
2015-Northwest Institute Of Health and Technology LPN Program PDF
2014-Omega/American Hope Institute LPN Program PDF


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Admission / Graduation Data - Last 3 Years

Document  
Admission / Graduation Data - Last 3 Years PDF


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