DNP & PhD Programs in Illinois


There are 8 nursing schools in Illinois that provide DNP & PhD program. We gathered some key information about each school to help you learn more about the schools' characteristics and the programs they provide.

Where applicable we also list weighted average NCLEX pass rate of the students who attended the schools in the last 3 years.

Governors State University
University Park, IL

Programs offered
  • BSN to DNP
  • DNP

Illinois State University
Normal, IL

Programs offered
  • PhD
  • DNP

Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL

Programs offered
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
  • DNP

Rush University
Chicago, IL

Programs offered
  • DNP
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD

Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
Peoria, IL

Programs offered
  • DNP
  • BSN to PhD

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL

Programs offered
  • DNP

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Programs offered
  • DNP
  • BSN to DNP
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD

University of St Francis
Joliet, IL

Programs offered
  • DNP