Resurrection University

Chicago, IL 60622
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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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students792
Student to Faculty Ratio8:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 44 235
Master's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
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


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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$866/credit
In State Students$866/credit
Out of State Students$866/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$876/credit
In State Students$876/credit
Out of State Students$876/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 $38,970 $38,970 $38,970
ADN 70 $60,620 $60,620 $60,620
BSN 125 $108,250 $108,250 $108,250
FNP 50 $43,800 $43,800 $43,800
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

No Info Available

Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.
Resurrection University
1431 N. Claremont
Chicago, IL 60622

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