Secure Your Future at Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing Already have a bachelor’s degree and want to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing? The OSF college of nursing in Peoria offers an Accelerated BSN program to prepare you for a new career in nursing in just 12 months. Learn More Fast-Tracked RN to BSN OSF RNs may earn their BSN online through the SFMC CON & have $5,000 per year to use towards tuition. Contact Austin Blair for details at (309) 624-8980 or click the button below to learn more. Learn More Financial Aid Resources Our Student Finance Office is not like any other. We don't just help you fill out forms; we connect you to valuable resources and provide individual attention to the needs of each student. Learn More enrollment_rise.jpg Paving the way for the future of health care workers, OSF HealthCare is pleased to announce a 42% increase in enrollment in the fall 2023 semester in the OSF colleges of nursing. Learn More



At Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, we want you to become part of a family that cares and works toward achieving both your personal and professional goals.

As either an undergraduate or someone who is pursuing an advanced nursing degree, you will experience:

  • The Mission-driven culture of OSF HealthCare
  • Limited travel time for BSN students
  • Priority access to a rich clinical experience in a 600-bed major medical center right on campus
  • Personalized financial aid assistance
  • Professors who value each student
  • Online degree programs for RN-to-BSN and graduate students 
  • Early admission program for high school juniors

Excellence in Nursing Education

The Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing is a campus conveniently situated adjacent to the OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. The College has graduated some of the nation's most compassionate and skilled nurse professionals for over 100 years.

Offering traditional and online BSN, MSN, and DNP degree programs, the College achieves high graduation rates and low student-to-faculty ratios. We also prioritize financial aid and provide quality clinical experiences in one of the nation's top-rated health care systems.

The classrooms, library, computer labs and offices are located at the College. The Nursing Resource Center, which houses state-of-the art simulation and skills laboratories is located in the Wozniak Learning Center building also on the Medical Center campus. These facilities, along with our faculty and staff, provide students an excellent opportunity for learning and practice in patient care.