Undergraduate Programs

Saint Anthony College of Nursing is well-known in the northern Illinois community for the quality of their Bachelor of Science  in Nursing (BSN) graduates. A dynamic and challenging program with a broad based clinical program, modern simulation laboratory, and faculty trained is the specialties that they teach, prepares students for success in today's health care. 


Application Requirements for pre-licensure BSN

=Images= | Ready to AppySubmit official transcripts of college work to the SACN Admissions office. Minimum Requirements are:

• 32 of the 64 prerequisite credits completed with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4 point scale

• At least one of the prerequisite nursing sciences (anatomy and physiology, college chemistry or microbiology) completed with a minimum nursing science GPA of 2.7 on a 4 point scale.

Transcripts are only official if sent directly from the reporting institution. Transcripts sent from applicants are unofficial and will not be used for application purposes. See Undergraduate Admissions for complete application process for BSN, RN to BSN and High School Early Entry program.


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2017 NCLEX Pass Rate Results

Saint Anthony College of Nursing (SACN) graduates once again exceeded both the state and national average pass rates in the nursing licensure examination.

99 percent of Saint Anthony BSN graduates passed the exam in 2017 compared to the Illinois state pass rate of 86 percent and the national pass rate of 87 percent.

Saint Anthony graduates are sought out by local and regional employers because of the excellent reputation the college has as producing knowledgeable, highly skilled and value driven nurses.
For a complete list of Illinois nursing programs NCLEX pass rates, click here