Illinois contains 28 schools that offer RN to BSN programs. Loyola University Chicago, the highest-ranking RN to BSN school in IL, has a total student population of 15,879 and is the 144th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 28 RN to BSN schools in Illinois, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Loyola University Chicago comes out as the most expensive ($27,955/yr), with Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College as the lowest recorded at only $1,887/yr.
RN to BSN students from Illinois schools who go on to become registered nurses, nurses, RNs, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530.
Also, within the RN to BSN schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from RN to BSN, there are 7983 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,830 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $7,282, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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