Annual Pharmacology Update Save the Date! Pharmacology update will be held Friday, Nov. 3, 7:30am - 4:45pm. Topics include: ADHD/Mental Health, Antimicrobial Treatment, Anti-Obesity Treatments, Hypertension Treatment Update, Functional Medicine Perspective on Thyroid Disease, and more! 7 CEU’s applied for! Learn More CON-Accelerated-BSN-WB-0523_FIN.jpg Already have a bachelor’s degree and want to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing? The OSF colleges of nursing in Peoria and Rockford offer an Accelerated BSN program to prepare you for a new career in nursing in just 12 months. Learn More SPG 21 Virtual Open House banner(1).jpg Accelerated BSN program starting February 2024. This program is designed for those with a previous bachelor’s degree who want to be a nurse. 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.


Accelerated BSN program - new cohort starting 2024

Pharmacology 2023 Update (PDF - 239.8 KB) - New topics and 7 CEUs 

92% NCLEX Pass Rate for 2022

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

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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 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.