Resurrection University is a private university in Chicago, Illinois founded in 1914. Resurrection University started as a school for nurses and has undergone several name changes before it was purchased by Resurrection Health Care. The campus is in the heart of the historic Wicker Park neighborhood in Chicago and includes a state-of-the-art 37,700 square foot simulation learning center. The university has an open admission policy. Students only require a GED or high school diploma to enroll. The university also has a low student-to-faculty ratio with seven students per faculty member. Besides nursing, there are undergraduate programs for radiography and health informatics and information management.
The nursing programs are all accredited. These programs include a traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, RN to BSN, and two Masters of Science degrees. The master’s programs include a traditional MSN and an RN to MSN program. Resurrection University is one of the only institutions in the Chicago area that offers an evening and weekend program for working students. They also offer a day program that allows students to earn their degrees in just 16 months. The university has partnerships with many local health care facilities, providing students with access to clinical experience with a diverse group of patients.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students792|
|Student to Faculty Ratio8:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
|On Campus Housing-|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1986 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
10/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
04/25/2009 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$866/credit|
|In State Students||$866/credit|
|Out of State Students||$866/credit|
|In District Students||$876/credit|
|In State Students||$876/credit|
|Out of State Students||$876/credit|
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|
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.
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.