Chamberlain University-Illinois

Addison, IL 60101
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Chamberlain University-Illinois is one of the seventeen private, for-profit 4-year colleges in Illinois. The campus is located in a suburb, in Addison.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 27,099 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 23 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 17 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 75%). Every year 50% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Chamberlain College of Nursing–Addison's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $18,495, and fees were $880. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $18,495 and $880 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students27,099
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate75%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 722 6358
Master's degree 180 1364
Post-master's certificate 0 5
Doctor's degree - professional practice 26 273
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.4%

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Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $95
Graduates $60

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$633/credit
In State Students$633/credit
Out of State Students$633/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$665/credit
In State Students$665/credit
Out of State Students$665/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $28,485 $28,485 $28,485
ADN 70 $44,310 $44,310 $44,310
BSN 125 $79,125 $79,125 $79,125
FNP 50 $33,250 $33,250 $33,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 88% of Chamberlain University-Illinois's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 81% $4,477
Other Federal Grant 44% $750
State Grant & Scholarships 63% $4,260
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 50% $853
Federal Student Loans 81% $6,423
Private Loans 25% $10,138


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$22,427
$30,001 to $48,000$20,271
$48,001 to $75,000$23,706
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.
Chamberlain University-Illinois
1221 N. Swift Road
Addison, IL 60101

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