# Illinois Nursing Colleges

Illinois ranked #1 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2019. Around 28,034 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $16,716 per year to get their degree at a college in Illinois, while out of state students will pay an average of $18,367 per year.

An estimated 44% of college students in Illinois take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,551 per year.

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## Most Popular Nursing Schools in Illinois

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The total student population at Chamberlain University - Illinois is 27,629, of which 15,090 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,893 are full-time. It takes the average Chamberlain - Illinois undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Around 16% of accepted students are men, and 84% are women.

70% of Chamberlain - Illinois students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,286 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Chamberlain - Illinois with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $67,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 13,530 students at Harper College in total, 4,606 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

7% of Harper College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,321 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,000 during the early-career years.

There are 2,839 full-time undergraduates at Malcolm X College, and 7,104 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,136 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,700 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is 13,281, of which 10,833 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,979 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SIUE is 4.6 years.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 56% of students at SIUE take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,916 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from SIUE with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 7,857 full-time undergraduates at COD, and 24,900 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,089 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from COD with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 14,726 students at Joliet Junior College in total, 4,685 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

14% of Joliet Junior College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,495 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Joliet Junior College is $25,800.

The total student population at Olivet Nazarene University is 4,655, of which 3,231 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,946 are full-time. It takes the average Olivet Nazarene undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

77% of Olivet Nazarene students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,818 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Olivet Nazarene with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 20,783 undergraduates at UIC, of which 19,254 are full-time, and there are 31,683 students altogether. It takes the average UIC undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,430 a year. UIC has a 3.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UIC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 14,193 students at College of Lake County in total, 4,164 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 7% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,488 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from College of Lake County is $26,800.

The total student population at Resurrection University is 833, of which 734 students are undergraduates and of those, 594 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Resurrection University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $65,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 17,007 students at Loyola Chicago in total, 11,919 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 11,189 are full-time. It takes the average Loyola Chicago undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

About 71% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

65% of Loyola Chicago students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,273 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Loyola Chicago with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,196 full-time undergraduates at LLCC, and 5,565 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 16% of students at LLCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,216 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from LLCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,040 students at John A Logan College in total, 1,894 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

3% of John A Logan College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,792 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from John A Logan College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,708 students at Rush University in total, 121 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 76 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $63,500 during the early-career years.

There are 1,229 full-time undergraduates at Kaskaskia College, and 3,164 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,077 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Kaskaskia College is $23,400.

The total student population at Southwestern Illinois College is 8,841, which includes 3,551 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

21% of SWIC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,370 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SWIC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Heartland Community College is 5,063, which includes 1,884 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 21% of students at Heartland Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,544 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,400 during the early-career years.

There are 7,074 students at Parkland College in total, 2,874 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 53% of students at Parkland College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,815 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Parkland College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,718 undergraduates at Benedictine U, of which 2,372 are full-time, and there are 4,940 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

69% of Benedictine U students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,122 a year. Benedictine U has a 5.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Benedictine U with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,009 full-time undergraduates at ICC, and 8,875 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 19% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,655 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from ICC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,651 full-time undergraduates at Waubonsee, and 9,176 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 15% of students at Waubonsee take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,284 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Waubonsee with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,169 full-time undergraduates at MCC, and 7,031 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 10% of students at MCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,589 a year. The student loan default rate of 12.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at DePaul University is 22,437, of which 14,507 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,795 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at DePaul is 4.2 years.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 62% of students at DePaul take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,816 a year. DePaul has a 4.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DePaul is $42,100.

The total student population at Illinois Valley Community College is 2,958, which includes 1,095 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 7% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,802 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from IVCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,725 undergraduates at Rasmussen College - Illinois, of which 983 are full-time, and there are 1,729 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,328 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,500 during the early-career years.

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