Saint Anthony College of Nursing Ranked #2 Nursing School in Illinois, #74 in Nation

7/09/2021 - Rockford, Illinois

Saint Anthony College of Nursing ranks #2 in the state of Illinois and #74 in the nation for best nursing schools in 2021 report.

In its 6th annual report, evaluated over 1,800 nursing schools and more than 100,000 data points to create unique, merit-based nursing school rankings.

With an overall ranking of 96.89%, Saint Anthony College of Nursing is in the top tier of all nursing schools across the country, ranking 74 in the nation.

“We are extremely proud of this honor,” said Dr. Sandie Soldwisch, president of Saint Anthony College of Nursing. “It shows how dedicated our faculty are to providing the best education to our nursing students.”

To help nursing students in their search for a top RN program, the education experts at publish their annual findings of the best nursing schools for both Illinois and the country. Schools ranked on the list have proven their ability to educate highly competent nurses.

To create the rankings, evaluated 41 ADN degree programs and 29 BSN degree programs in Illinois, obtaining each institution’s first-time NCLEX-RN passing rates, the number of students taking the test, the program nursing accreditation and more.

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