- John’s College of Nursing is an upper division school endorsed to grant the baccalaureate degree by the Illinois Board of Higher Education. The General Training program is ideal for pupils who have already completed 56 semester hours of lower-division coursework at a different certified college or university.
- Pupils will learn professional, technical, and also personal skills all through the curriculum as they get ready to take the NCLEX-RN examination to obtain licensure. Upon graduation, pupils will be awarded the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
About the school
- In the year 1886, the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis established St. John’s Hospital School of Nursing. Their objective was to care for the ill and also needy of the community in a spirit of joy, respect and also a dedication to competence. From that day to the present, the values and also a vision of the Hospital Sisters have underscored and also guided the efforts of the faculty and also students.
- At first the institution was created as a two-year diploma training program to educate members of the founding religious
Total estimated cost of attendance is approximately $21,520
Following are the minimum requirements for BSN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
Applications for provisional acceptance are accepted from high school seniors/graduates as well as persons actively pursuing the required lower division credits. Consideration for provisional acceptance is based on the following requirements. (After 30 hours of designated lower division transferable college credit.):
- Completed application accompanied by a $60 nonrefundable application fee.
- Submission of a legal document showing proof of name at time of application (state-issued photo ID).
- Applicants are required to complete the Test of Essential Academic Skills (ATI TEAS) with a score of proficient or higher.
- Submission of official transcripts at the end of each semester from all regionally accredited college(s) attended showing:
- A minimum of 30 semester hours of designated lower division transferable college credit with a cumulative GPA of 2.75/4.0.
- A minimum grade of C in all required courses completed. All science courses are required to be completed within the last five years prior to enrollment in St. John’s College. Anatomy and physiology must be taken at the same institution.
- No designated lower division course may be repeated more than once.
- Official transcripts must come from the granting institution directly to St. John’s College. Hand-carried transcripts are not acceptable.
- Personal interview as requested by the College.
- Two professional references.
- Personal essay (optional).
- Good academic standing in the last institution attended.
- Proof of graduation from a high school approved by the State Board of Education via an official transcript or possession of a high school equivalency certificate verified by an official GED score report. Official transcripts should include ACT, SAT, if taken, and for Illinois residents, the Prairie State Achievement scores or score reports should be sent to the College.
- All applicants with English as a second language are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and achieve a score of 560 on the paper version, 220 on the computer based version or 83 on the internet- based (iBT) version.
Address: 729 E Carpenter St, Springfield, IL 62702