BSN Programs in Illinois

Aurora University
Aurora, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 94.30%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #9
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Blessing Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Quincy, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 90.00%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #19
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Bradley University
Peoria, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 97.70%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #3
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Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois
Addison, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 80.70%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #38

Chicago State University
Chicago, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 76.00%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #46
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Dominican University
River Forest, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 88.00%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #23
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Elmhurst College
Elmhurst, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 87.70%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #24
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Governors State University
University Park, IL


Illinois State University
Normal, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 95.00%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #7
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Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 91.70%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #15
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Lakeview College of Nursing
Danville, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 69.30%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #49
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Lewis University
Romeoville, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 94.30%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #9
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Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 91.70%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #15
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MacMurray College
Jacksonville, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 98.00%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #2
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Methodist College
Peoria, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 89.00%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #21
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Millikin University
Decatur, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 79.30%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #39
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North Park University
Chicago, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 85.70%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #27
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Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 90.70%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #17
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Olivet Nazarene University
Bourbonnais, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 85.70%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #27
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Resurrection University
Chicago, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 87.00%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #25
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Robert Morris University Illinois
Chicago, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 73.00%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #48
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Rockford University
Rockford, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 78.70%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #40
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Saint Anthony College of Nursing
Rockford, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 96.70%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #4
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Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
Peoria, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 83.30%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #33
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Saint Xavier University
Chicago, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 83.70%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #32
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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Carbondale, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 77.70%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #43
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St. John's College-Department of Nursing
Springfield, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 91.70%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #15
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Trinity Christian College
Palos Heights, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 99.00%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #1
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Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Rock Island, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 91.80%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #14
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University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 81.00%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #37
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Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL

Avg. NCLEX-RN pass rate: 93.00%
NCLEX-RN Rank: #12
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Closed BSN Programs

DePaul University
Chicago, IL
Program closed in 2014

Here are three nursing schools that offer BSN program in Illinois -

Western Illinois University

It was in the year 2007 when the Illinois Board of Higher Education(IBHE) has given its approval for WIU to offer the BSN program. The faculty at WIU is known for its research, teaching, academic and nursing practice excellence. The nursing resource center has computer simulators with a state-of-the-art programming. These enable the students to have a hands-on experience of their new skills prior to entering the healthcare environment.

University of Illinois at Chicago

The UIC BSN program has two tracks. The traditional BSN program in admits both freshman students and students who have completed57 hours of college level coursework. It is a competitive program with a curriculum that incorporates classroom instruction and practical learning. Once admitted, a student usually takes two years to complete the upper level courses when studying full-time. Both the Urbana and Chicago campuses offer the BSN program. UIC's  BSN Completion Program is an online program.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

This public university teaches nursing through its BSN program comprising of active classroom discussions. They also offer the latest in simulation labs where students are guaranteed to take their clinicals. One-on-one mentoring is also available.

The traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is meant for students who seek their first degree and have no previous college experience. It is offered at the SIUE campus through the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Regional Nursing Program at the SIU Carbondale.