RN to MSN in Illinois

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Illinois


Approximately 1.6% of graduates in of Illinois receive nursing degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 5,987 nurses graduate from Illinois' 84 RN to MSN schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Illinois that has a RN to MSN program is Loyola University Chicago. Loyola University Chicago, which was ranked 28th in the country in 2010, is located in Chicago. In 2010, 134 students graduated from Loyola University Chicago's RN to MSN program. Students at Loyola University Chicago paid $32,114 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Illinois that has a RN to MSN program is University of Illinois at Chicago. University of Illinois at Chicago, which was ranked 29th in the country in 2010, is located in Chicago. 158 students graduated with degree in RN to MSN from University of Illinois at Chicago in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Illinois at Chicago was $12,053 per year.

Elmhurst College, which was ranked 29th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Illinois that has a RN to MSN program. It is located in Elmhurst. 77 students graduated with degree in RN to MSN from Elmhurst College in 2010. Elmhurst College charged in-state students $28,660 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Illinois' RN to MSN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $9,073 per year, though tuition can range from $35,256 per year to $2,194 per year. In 2010, the following Illinois RN to MSN schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Illinois Wesleyan University - located in Bloomington, students are charged $35,256 per year
  2. Loyola University Chicago - located in Chicago, students are charged $32,114 per year
  3. DePaul University - located in Chicago, students are charged $28,858 per year

The following Illinois RN to MSN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Elgin Community College - located in Elgin, students are charged $2,194 per year
  2. Prairie State College - located in Chicago Heights, students are charged $2,348 per year
  3. Waubonsee Community College - located in Sugar Grove, students are charged $2,352 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Illinois statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse assisting or MSN.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in Illinois
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Illinois
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Illinois
  • Certificate in Nursing in Illinois

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Registered Nurses 120,810 $66,660 17.9%
2
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 550 $66,560 -90.7%
 

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