First-year student to full-time employee in four years.

Your choice to pursue a college degree or a career path includes weighing many variables. Will there be jobs available when you graduate? Will the work feel fulfilling? Will it be a good return on your investment?

The answer? Nursing is a sure thing.

13 million nurses are needed worldwide over the next 10 years because of nursing shortages, and in central Illinois, we are cultivating the next generation of skilled graduates to serve this need in our community.

UIS and UIC Nursing Springfield, in partnership with Springfield-based Memorial Health, provide an award-winning path from first-year to full-time employee, without ever leaving Springfield.

Earn a nationally top-ranked bachelors of science in nursing (BSN), and graduate professionally trained and personally prepared to step into a rewarding professional nursing career.

Training the healthcare leaders of tomorrow

The University of Illinois Springfield, UIC Nursing Springfield, and Springfield-based Memorial Health offer central Illinois students the opportunity to earn a nationally-ranked bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree on campus at UIS.

Funding your education

Our students have access to generous scholarships, making it more affordable than ever to earn a bachelor's degree in nursing from a nationally top-ranked program, all while living and learning in Springfield.

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