Quick Facts

Student Enrollment Fall 2014:=Images= | Diversity in Nursing    312 total students

 

  • 196 undergraduate students (BSN)
    • 78%full-time
  • 38 RN to BSN (Currently a registered nurse)
    • 100% part-time
  • 59 MSN students
    • 98% part-time
  • 16 DNP students
    • 100% part-time

Student-to faculty ratio: less than 6:1

Fall 2014 Financial Aid:  

  • 74% of undergraduate students and 27% of graduate students applied for and received financial aid
  • 38% of undergraduate students received the Pell Grant

Graduation Rates*: 

BSN: 86%
RN2BSN**: 62%
MSN: 78%

*The percentage of students who complete the program within 150% of normal time for completion. The rate is an average of the past four years.
**Only includes students who started Fall 2010 and Spring 2011. The years before that are included in the BSN rate.

Fall 2014 Student Diversity Profile:

 

Undergraduate

Graduate

 

Gender

Male

12%

5%

Female

88%

95%

 

Race/Ethnicity

American Indian

0%

1%

Asian

4%

7%

Black/African American

5%

5%

Hispanic/Latino

6%

8%

Pacific Islander

<1%

0%

Two or more races/ethnicities

2%

1%

White

72%

71%

Unknown

11%

7%


2013 Campus Safety & Security Survey
   

NCLEX-RN Pass rate for  2013 : 97% (Compare first time pass rates at Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.)
FNP Boards Pass Rate for 2014: 100%

 

 


 

 FAQ's

Is Saint Anthony College of Nursing accredited?
Yes. Saint Anthony College of Nursing is accredited by:  

 

    The Higher Learning Commission
    Member-North Central Association
    230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
    Chicago, IL 60604-0456
    Telephone 312-263-0456
    www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org
        

     

The BSN and MSN Programs are accredited by:  

 

    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
    Washington DC 20036-1120
    Telephone 202-887-6791


What does it cost to attend SACN?
Current tuition and fees are available on the college website.
 

 

 

 

What courses transfer from my local community college? 
Transfer Guides for local community colleges are available. Students may have transcripts sent to the Student Affairs Office for an evaluation of transfer credits.

 

 Where can I get help preparing for the Test of Academic Skills (TEAS) entrance testing?
To help prepare for the TEAS entrance testing visit Assessment Technologies' website

 


 

Is there any financial aid available?
SACN participates in federal and state financial aid programs and has information and assists with applications for private scholarships. Please refer to the financial aid section on the college's website.  

 

 

 

Do I have to be Catholic to attend SACN?
No. The students at SACN are from a wide variety of faiths including Christian and non-Christian.

 

 

 

Do I have to work at OSF Saint Anthony after graduation?
No. Although many of our graduates choose to work at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center after graduation, the choice is left to the student. Placement information is available through the Student Affairs Office.

 

 

 

Can I attend part-time?
Yes, an average of 10-15% of the students are part-time. However, for all students, the program must be completed within five years starting with the first clinical course.  

 

 

 

Are all the clinical experiences at OSF Saint Anthony?
No, the College has agreements with many healthcare facilities, such as Rockford Health System, SwedishAmerican Hospital, Rosecrance Centers, Walter Lawson’s Children’s Home and the Winnebago County Housing Authority. Students will attend clinical experiences in 20 to 30 different settings during the program.  Fiscal year 2011-2012 students totaled 40,183.5 clinical hours.