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You inspire to make a lasting impact on the world, demonstrating the incredible power of love and kindness.

At Saint Anthony College of Nursing, we're here to help you discover just how far your compassion and dedication can take you.

In our nurturing environment, we foster open exploration, lifelong learning, and unwavering service to all with genuine care and love.

Ready to embark on this transformative journey with us?  Take the first step today by exploring our programs and starting your application.  Join us in shaping a brighter, more compassionate future in healthcare.

Application Deadlines

SPRING 2024 deadline extended to December 1, 2023 for BSN Undergraduate program

BSN Undergraduate application process deadline for Fall 2024 is February 15, 2024.

Graduate application process has no deadline.

RN to BSN application process has no deadline.

Pharmacology Update

ADHD - Let's focus on focus - What's new in psychiatric medication (PDF - 2.8 MB)

Approach to common outpatient infections (PDF - 4.6 MB)

Functional medicine approach to hypothyroidism (PDF - 859.6 KB)

Medications during the childbearing cycle (PDF - 668.9 KB)

Medications for healtah weight management - progress? (PDF - 1.7 MB)

Pallative care/hospice medications and deprescribing (PDF - 984.3 KB)

What goes up must come down - Hypertension (PDF - 3.5 MB)

BSN Undergraduate SPRING 2024 admissions

The admissions deadline for the Spring 2024 BSN Undergraduate program has been extended to December 1, 2023.  


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.