SPG 21 Virtual Open House banner(1).jpg Accelerated BSN program starting September 2023. This program is designed for those with a previous bachelor’s degree who want to be a nurse. Learn More NE Workshop Banner.png The college is offering a virtual workshop for nurses to prepare for the NLN Nurse Educator Certification (CNE) on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 from 10am - 4:30pm. Attendees will receive 6 CEUs. Learn More Faith Community Nursing Course Faith Community nursing is a specialized area of professional nursing practice focusing on the promotion of health and wellness within the context of the values, beliefs and practices of a faith community. This online course offers 15 modules, each between 1 - 4 contact hours. Learn More Rn Careers banner - 1040 x 25.jpg RNCareers reports the college's 3-year average NCLEX-RN passing rate is 98.33%, giving the Saint Anthony College of Nursing an overall grade of A. Learn More Financial Aid Banner - green dollar signs.jpg The college offers many financial aid and scholarship opportunities to applicants and students. Learn how our financial aid department can assist you. Learn More


You want to make a difference in the world; to show people how powerful love and kindness can be.

At Saint Anthony College of Nursing, we’ll help you find out just how far your compassion and your devotion can take you.

We will help grow your skills in an environment that encourages open exploration, lifelong learning and service for all people with the greatest care and love.

Application Deadlines

BSN Undergraduate application process deadline for Spring 2024 is September 15, 2023.

Graduate application process has no deadline.

RN to BSN application process has no deadline.


Nurse Educator Workshop (PDF - 368.5 KB) - presented by Dr. Phyllis Thomson on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, from 10AM - 4:30PM via Zoom.

Faith Community Nursing (PDF - 472.0 KB) - online course facilitated by Dr. Elizabeth Carson, August 27 - December 2, 2023

Welcome Cardinal Stritch University Students

Cardinal_Stritch_University_seal small.png We are saddened to learn that Cardinal Stritch University is closing at the end of this semester. We are keeping you and your classmates in our thoughts as you consider your future plans. 

Whether you have just started your nursing education journey, or are pursuing a graduate degree, at Saint Anthony's we are equipped to help you finish what you started. We’ll do everything we can to make transferring to Saint Anthony College of Nursing as easy as possible. Our admission team is here to work with you, one-on-one, to discuss your future goals and create a personalized plan for you.

RN-BSN Admissions

BSN Admissions

MSN Admissions


92% NCLEX Pass Rate for 2022

Saint Anthony College of Nursing continually outperforms state and national NCLEX-RN pass rates. 

RN 2022 NCLEX pass rates.png 2022 NCLEX Pass Rates

View and compare current 2022 Illinois NCLEX Baccalaureate RN program pass rates.

 RNCareers Ranks SACN #2 in State

Saint Anthony College of Nursing has been ranked No. 2 in the state of Illinois for best nursing schools in RNcareers.org 2022 report.   Read more.

Our Campus

Our state-of-the-art health sciences center offers more classrooms and lab space for hands-on simulations on a campus that encourages you to expand your horizons.