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.
Life after Lewis
- 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
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:
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- Critical care nurse
- Emergency room nurse
- Home care nurse
- Long-term care nurse
- Pediatric nurse
- And more!
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"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."
"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."
"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."