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Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing

Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing is Catholic college with 420 students located in Peoria, IL.

Medicine and Allied Health School, Religiously affiliated


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Welcome to Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing. We welcome your interest and consider it our pleasure to participate in your educational goals. Whether you are seeking specific information about the undergraduate or graduate programs or would like to just learn more about the College, you will find our website informative about the College's many nursing education opportunities. Since 1905, the College has been dedicated to the highest levels of patient care and has gained a reputation for excellence in nursing education. We provide the academic environment that will educate students to meet the many challenges of health care. We offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a variety of options within each degree. Please explore our website. I also encourage you to come to Peoria and experience firsthand the friendliness of our faculty and staff and to see the many health care opportunities available through OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Lois J. Hamilton, RN, Ph.D. President, College of Nursing Our Mission The College provides nursing education programs at the undergraduate and the graduate level. The upper division baccalaureate program prepares men and women for the practice of professional nursing. This program builds upon and incorporates knowledge from the liberal arts and sciences. The graduate program builds upon prior nursing knowledge and experiences and prepares the nurse for advanced roles in nursing. The College offers opportunities for the personal and professional development of the student. The primary commitment of the College is to undergraduate and graduate nursing education. The College encourages the participation of the faculty and students in scholarly activities that contribute to learning, nursing, and health care. The College serves the community by providing competent entry level and advanced practitioners responsive to the changing health needs of society and the health care system. The College serves the community through participation in health-related activities and organizations.

Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 420
Gender 11% Male / 89% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 75% Full Time / 25% Part Time
Geography 99% In State / 1% Out of State / 0% International
Ethnic Diversity
White 87%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
International 1%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%


Campus housing is available for undergraduates. Freshman allowed to have car. No pets.

23% of students live on-campus.

  • Coed Dorms
  • Housing Offered
  • Wellness Housing


  • Government or Political Activity

Student Services

  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries dorms wired for access to campus-wide network computer repair service available on campus wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: financial aid counseling health services personal counseling adult (re-entering) student services/programs economically disadvantaged students services
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): accelerated program
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (100%)

Majors Offered


A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Administration & Faculty

President Patti Stockert
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 34
Student : Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 2 : 97
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100







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Regular Decision

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Sticker Price

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $16,368 Same as On-Campus
Fees $729 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $17,097 $17,097

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