Loyola University Chicago

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Loyola's fully online degree completion RN to BSN program graduates more than 250 nurses!


Loyola’s fully online degree completion program has graduated more than 250 RNs from across the country. We have continued to attract nurses interested in advancing their education to take on new roles as leaders in practice. Loyola is ranked #21 in U.S. News and World Report for best online bachelor's degree programs. At a glance, we have 93 students currently enrolled, with a mean GPA 3.641, and graduates complete the program within an average of 20 months.

Loyola University Chicago prepares leaders who never stop learning to enhance the health of persons, communities, and the larger global environment. Students have the opportunity to participate in global learning experiences such as travel abroad for service immersion in Lourdes, France, learn Community Health in England, and study Spiritual Care and Nursing Ethics in Rome. Our students are well positioned to continue their education in a variety of graduate studies. One such student, Linda Millbrandt, RN, BSN, is now enrolled in the Bioethics and Health Policy Master’s program here at Loyola after 22 years of nursing experience. 

Loyola values the experience nurses bring to the classroom. We acknowledge the work these nurses bring to their education and award up to 25 credit hours that count towards credits for graduation. Applicants must have a current RN license and may be admitted year round. Our advisors assist each individual student to seamlessly transfer to Loyola, complete degree, and join 8290 alumni from Loyola’s nationally ranked programs. If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about Loyola University Chicago, visit LUC.edu/nursing/.