Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing Ranked Among the Best Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Master's Degree Program

6/03/2020 - Peoria, Illinois

  • College of Nursing

(Peoria, IL | June 3, 2020) – has ranked Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing among the best in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) Master’s Degree Programs. The college is ranked number two in the nation.

Rankings are figured on a point system based on several different criteria, including graduation rates, acceptance rates, and ratio of tenured instructional faculty.

“We have offered the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Master’s Program for 11 years now, and are proud of the graduates who have gone on to work at some of the best medical centers in the country, including OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois in Peoria,” said Kim Mitchell, Dean Graduate Program,  Saint Francis College of Nursing. “We are honored to be recognized by It validates the quality of the graduate nursing programs we offer and supports our tradition of excellence in nursing education.”

Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing is located on the campus of OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center and offers Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Doctor of Nursing Program, and post-graduate Doctor of Nursing degree programs, along with an online graduate degree program.



Kodi Smith
Community Relations Coordinator
(217) 337-2917