Nursing Schools In Illinois

Illinois has 89 accredited nursing schools where nursing faculty who teach nursing classes can find employment. The trends in Illinois' nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing
  • Masters degree in Nursing
  • PhD degree in Nursing


Schools

  1. Aurora University

    347 S Gladstone Ave, Aurora, Illinois 60506-4892

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  2. Southwestern Illinois College

    2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, Illinois 62221-5899

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  3. Black Hawk College

    6600-34th Avenue, Moline, Illinois 61265-5899

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  4. Blessing Rieman College of Nursing

    Broadway at 11th Street, Quincy, Illinois 62305-7005

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  5. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

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  6. Carl Sandburg College

    2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard, Galesburg, Illinois 61401

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  7. Chicago State University

    9501 S. King Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60628-1598

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  8. City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College

    6301 S Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60621-2709

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  9. City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

    1900 W Van Buren, Chicago, Illinois 60612-3197

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  10. City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College

    10001 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60628-1696

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  11. City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College

    1145 W Wilson Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60640-6063

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  12. City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College

    7500 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60652-1299

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  13. City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

    4300 N Narragansett, Chicago, Illinois 60634-1500

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  14. Concordia University in River Forest

    7400 Augusta, River Forest, Illinois 60305-1499

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  15. Danville Area Community College

    2000 E Main St, Danville, Illinois 61832-5118

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  16. DePaul University

    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

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  17. College of DuPage

    425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599

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  18. Eastern Illinois University

    600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, Illinois 61920

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  19. Elgin Community College

    1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, Illinois 60123-7193

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  20. Elmhurst College

    190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096

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  21. Governors State University

    1 University Pky, University Park, Illinois 60484

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  22. Graham Hospital School of Nursing

    210 W Walnut St, Canton, Illinois 61520-2497

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  23. Highland Community College in Freeport

    2998 W Pearl City Rd, Freeport, Illinois 61032-9341

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  24. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

    3333 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, Illinois 60064

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  25. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

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  26. Benedictine University

    5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900

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  27. Illinois Wesleyan University

    1312 N Park St, Bloomington, Illinois 61702-2900

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  28. Illinois Central College

    One College Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61635-0001

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  29. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College

    305 N West Street, Olney, Illinois 62450

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  30. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

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  31. Illinois Valley Community College

    815 N Orlando Smith Ave, Oglesby, Illinois 61348-9692

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  32. John A Logan College

    700 Logan College Road, Carterville, Illinois 62918-2500

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  33. John Wood Community College

    1301 S 48th Street, Quincy, Illinois 62305-8736

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  34. Joliet Junior College

    1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, Illinois 60431-8938

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  35. Kankakee Community College

    100 College Drive, Kankakee, Illinois 60901

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  36. Kaskaskia College

    27210 College Rd, Centralia, Illinois 62801

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  37. Kishwaukee College

    21193 Malta Rd, Malta, Illinois 60150-9699

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  38. College of Lake County

    19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198

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  39. Lake Land College

    5001 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon, Illinois 61938

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  40. Lakeview College of Nursing

    903 N Logan Ave, Danville, Illinois 61832

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  41. Lewis and Clark Community College

    5800 Godfrey Rd, Godfrey, Illinois 62035

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  42. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  43. Lincoln Land Community College

    5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9256

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  44. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

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  45. Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences

    2122 - 25th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois 61201-5317

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  46. MacMurray College

    447 E. College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2590

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  47. McHenry County College

    8900 US Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60012-2761

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  48. McKendree University

    701 College Rd, Lebanon, Illinois 62254-1291

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  49. Methodist College of Nursing

    415 St. Mark Court, Peoria, Illinois 61603

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  50. Millikin University

    1184 W Main St, Decatur, Illinois 62522-2084

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  51. Moraine Valley Community College

    9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, Illinois 60465-0937

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  52. Morton College

    3801 S Central Ave, Cicero, Illinois 60804-4398

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  53. National-Louis University

    122 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

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  54. North Park University

    3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4895

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  55. Northern Illinois University

    1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, Illinois 60115-2828

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  56. Oakton Community College

    1600 E Golf Rd., Des Plaines, Illinois 60016-1268

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  57. Olivet Nazarene University

    One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271

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  58. Parkland College

    2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, Illinois 61821-1899

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  59. Prairie State College

    202 South Halsted Street, Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411-8226

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  60. Quincy University

    1800 College Ave, Quincy, Illinois 62301-2699

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  61. Rend Lake College

    468 N Ken Gray Pky, Ina, Illinois 62846

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  62. Richland Community College

    One College Pk, Decatur, Illinois 62521-8512

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  63. Robert Morris University Illinois

    401 S State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60605

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  64. Rock Valley College

    3301 N Mulford Rd, Rockford, Illinois 61114-5699

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  65. Rockford College

    5050 E State St, Rockford, Illinois 61108-2311

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  66. Rush University

    600 S. Paulina St. STE 440, Chicago, Illinois 60612

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  67. Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing

    511 NE Greenleaf St, Peoria, Illinois 61603-3783

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  68. University of St Francis

    500 N Wilcox St, Joliet, Illinois 60435-6188

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  69. St Johns College

    729 E. Carpenter St, Springfield, Illinois 62702

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  70. Saint Xavier University

    3700 W 103rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60655

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  71. University of Illinois at Springfield

    One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

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  72. Sauk Valley Community College

    173 Illinois Rt 2, Dixon, Illinois 61021

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  73. Shawnee Community College

    8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Illinois 62992

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  74. Spoon River College

    23235 North County 22, Canton, Illinois 61520-8622

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  75. Saint Anthony College of Nursing

    5658 E State St, Rockford, Illinois 61108-2468

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  76. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

    Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1001

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  77. South Suburban College

    15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois 60473-1200

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  78. Trinity Christian College

    6601 W College Dr, Palos Heights, Illinois 60463-0929

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  79. Triton College

    2000 5th Ave, River Grove, Illinois 60171-1995

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  80. Waubonsee Community College

    Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, Illinois 60554-0901

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  81. West Suburban College of Nursing

    3 Erie Ct, Oak Park, Illinois 60302-2519

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  82. Wheaton College in Wheaton

    501 College Ave, Wheaton, Illinois 60187-5593

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  83. Harper College

    1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, Illinois 60067-7398

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  84. Heartland Community College

    1500 West Raab Road, Normal, Illinois 61761-9446

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  85. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College

    2200 College Drive, Mount Carmel, Illinois 62863

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  86. ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park

    11551 184th Place, Orland Park, Illinois 60467

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  87. NorthShore University HealthSystem School of Nurse Anesthesia

    2650 Ridge Ave, Rm G603C, Evanston, Illinois 60201-1718

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  88. Chamberlain College of Nursing_??_??_Addison Campus

    1221 N Swift Rd, Addison, Illinois 60101

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  89. Americare Institute

    1300 Greenbrook Blvd. Suite 101, Hanover Park, Illinois 60133

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Cities

  1. Nursing Schools in Chicago, IL15 Schools
  2. Nursing Schools in Rockford, IL3 Schools
  3. Nursing Schools in Quincy, IL3 Schools
  4. Nursing Schools in Peoria, IL3 Schools
  5. Nursing Schools in Springfield, IL3 Schools
  6. Nursing Schools in Joliet, IL2 Schools
  7. Nursing Schools in Decatur, IL2 Schools
  8. Nursing Schools in Canton, IL2 Schools
  9. Nursing Schools in Normal, IL2 Schools
  10. Nursing Schools in Danville, IL2 Schools
  11. Nursing Schools in Des Plaines, IL1 Schools
  12. Nursing Schools in Chicago Heights, IL1 Schools
  13. Nursing Schools in Belleville, IL1 Schools
  14. Nursing Schools in Grayslake, IL1 Schools
  15. Nursing Schools in Rock Island, IL1 Schools
  16. Nursing Schools in Lebanon, IL1 Schools
  17. Nursing Schools in Palatine, IL1 Schools
  18. Nursing Schools in Romeoville, IL1 Schools
  19. Nursing Schools in Moline, IL1 Schools
  20. Nursing Schools in North Chicago, IL1 Schools
  21. Nursing Schools in Orland Park, IL1 Schools
  22. Nursing Schools in Oglesby, IL1 Schools
  23. Nursing Schools in Olney, IL1 Schools
  24. Nursing Schools in Addison, IL1 Schools
  25. Nursing Schools in Palos Heights, IL1 Schools
  26. Nursing Schools in Galesburg, IL1 Schools
  27. Nursing Schools in Dekalb, IL1 Schools
  28. Nursing Schools in Palos Hills, IL1 Schools
  29. Nursing Schools in Jacksonville, IL1 Schools
  30. Nursing Schools in Elgin, IL1 Schools
  31. Nursing Schools in South Holland, IL1 Schools
  32. Nursing Schools in Elmhurst, IL1 Schools
  33. Nursing Schools in Aurora, IL1 Schools
  34. Nursing Schools in East Peoria, IL1 Schools
  35. Nursing Schools in Ullin, IL1 Schools
  36. Nursing Schools in Hanover Park, IL1 Schools
  37. Nursing Schools in Lisle, IL1 Schools
  38. Nursing Schools in Bloomington, IL1 Schools
  39. Nursing Schools in Centralia, IL1 Schools
  40. Nursing Schools in Ina, IL1 Schools
  41. Nursing Schools in Glen Ellyn, IL1 Schools
  42. Nursing Schools in Sugar Grove, IL1 Schools
  43. Nursing Schools in Mount Carmel, IL1 Schools
  44. Nursing Schools in Malta, IL1 Schools
  45. Nursing Schools in Champaign, IL1 Schools
  46. Nursing Schools in Carterville, IL1 Schools
  47. Nursing Schools in River Grove, IL1 Schools
  48. Nursing Schools in Cicero, IL1 Schools
  49. Nursing Schools in Wheaton, IL1 Schools
  50. Nursing Schools in Kankakee, IL1 Schools
  51. Nursing Schools in Charleston, IL1 Schools
  52. Nursing Schools in Evanston, IL1 Schools
  53. Nursing Schools in Bourbonnais, IL1 Schools
  54. Nursing Schools in Mattoon, IL1 Schools
  55. Nursing Schools in Oak Park, IL1 Schools
  56. Nursing Schools in Dixon, IL1 Schools
  57. Nursing Schools in Edwardsville, IL1 Schools
  58. Nursing Schools in Crystal Lake, IL1 Schools
  59. Nursing Schools in River Forest, IL1 Schools
  60. Nursing Schools in Freeport, IL1 Schools
  61. Nursing Schools in Godfrey, IL1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Nursing Employment

Illinois 211,951
National 5,150,780

Approximately 4% of the country's nursing professionals work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Illinois

199,220 200,630 199,900 198,050 202,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, nursing is a growing field. In 2010 there were 2,880 more nursing professionals working in Illinois than there were in 2006. This represents a 1% growth in the field. This is slower than the trend for nursing professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$49,656 $55,706 $59,996 $57,548 $58,662
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by nursing professionals is increasing in Illinois. Nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,656 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $58,662 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$33,364
25th percentile
$43,988
50th percentile
$54,966
75th percentile
$68,262
90th percentile
$86,204

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 158% pay differential between the highest paid nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of nursing in Illinois.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Illinois

BSN
$66,660
Forensic Nursing
$80,660
Gerontology
$73,786
Nursing
$58,662
RN to BSN
$66,660

Nursing professionals in Illinois earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois

associate
47
bachelor
40
master
53
doctor
6
Certificate
110
Total256

The number of students graduating from the 89 accredited nursing schools in Illinois is increasing. In 2006 there were 5,261 nursing graduates from nursing courses in Illinois and in 2010 there were 15,625 graduates.

Thus there was a 197% percent increase in the number of nursing school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois. Most of these graduates, or 43%, earned a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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