Nursing, B.S.N.

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More than compassion, success as a nurse requires rigorous learning.

If you're committed to a career as a Registered Professional Nurse, Lewis University offers the perfect preparation for your future - with a challenging curriculum within the natural sciences and humanities, extensive experience with evidence-based practice, and information technology education as it relates to improving patient care.

Why Lewis for Your Nursing Degree?
There's a reason more students choose Lewis University's undergraduate nursing program than any other private school in Illinois.
  • High school students can spend the day with senior nursing students as they do their critical care presentations at our Shadow Day
  • Lewis nursing graduates recently achieved a 100% pass rate on the NCLEX-RN exam
  • Small class sizes and one-on-one attention
  • Caring faculty to help you develop skill sets in roles as caregiver, manager and leader
  • Exposure to various clinical sites for valuable experience with diverse patient populations
  • Unlike other schools, you receive direct admission as a nursing major at Lewis
  • Develop a moral and ethical framework for effective decision making
  • Learn how to adapt to the ever-evolving healthcare system
  • Interactive video and computer aided-discussion
Life after Lewis
Upon successful completion of the nursing degree program, you will be awarded the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), become eligible to apply for the NCLEX-RN national examination for licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse, and be prepared for a challenging career as a:
  • Critical care nurse
  • Emergency room nurse
  • Home care nurse
  • Long-term care nurse
  • Pediatric nurse
  • And more!
View your Nursing degree program curriculum today!

Already have your license?
Consider our RN to BSN program.

Already have your bachelor's degree?
Fast-track your degree with our BAC to BSN program.

Student Talk


  • Christine Cuyugan

    "My mom and aunt were both diagnosed with breast cancer within six months of each other. That was my calling - to learn how to provide that exceptional care my family members got from Lewis University graduates."


  • Allysha Jones

    "Lewis University's Nursing program has a lot of professional development built into the program. It's not only learning in the class. It's not just from the textbook. It's actually applying it."


  • Roxana Barrios

    "Nursing here is more than a program - it's a community. You go through classes semester after semester with the same people. You grow together. You work together. You help each other. And you succeed."