Bachelor of Science
Greenville University (GU) and St. John's College of Nursing (SJC) join together to empower professional caregivers for lives of character, service, innovative proactive excellence, and values-based leadership. As a nursing student, you will learn professional, technical, and personal skills as you prepare to take your NCLEX-RN licensing exam. Upon program completion, you will earn a bachelor of science in nursing from St. John’s College of Nursing, all while you spend your entire time on GU's campus.
The bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program prepares you for the opportunities and challenges you will encounter in this rewarding profession. It equips you to care for patients in various settings including acute care, community-based care, hospitals, schools, local health departments, clinics, insurance companies, informatics, and more.
- 90% of SJC-prepared students pass the licensing exam.
- 100% of licensed SJC graduates find jobs.
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The connection between GU, SJC, and Holy Family Hospitals and the HSHS network creates virtually guaranteed placement and unending opportunity. The average BSN nurse salary in the state of Illinois is $85,230, with an hourly wage of $40.98.
At GU, pursue your nursing degree and get the rewards of classroom learning, a vibrant campus life, and activities with your friends. Experienced educators will mentor, inspire, and guide you in pre-nursing curriculum that gets you to nursing school and helps you succeed once you're there. The professional staff at SJC take over in year 3 and lead you to complete your nursing education while right on campus at GU.
SJC boasts 100% job placement for licensed nurses after graduation.
On-site mobile simulation center provides advanced hands-on learning.
Prepare for licensure! Passing rates for the nursing board exam at SJC are 90%+.
Earn your bachelor of science in nursing in just four years with GU and St. John’s College of Nursing.
Brandon graduated from Greenville University in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in ministry. Just a few years later, on a mission trip to Guatemala, Leonard assisted at a medical clinic, and through that, sensed God calling him to nursing school. That inspiration led him to St. John’s College of Nursing to earn his bachelor of science in nursing.
Brandon offers a unique perspective on the BSN partnership between GU and SJC: "I think the partnership is fantastic! It’s fantastic that my alma maters are working together to help better the lives of others through nursing.”