About Us

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At Saint Anthony College of Nursing we are proud of our 90+ years of graduating top rated nursing students in the area.  We are a small, private college that fosters close relationships between students, faculty, staff and community health care providers. 

Meet the faculty, administration, staff, and Student Organization members, or, see what our students are doing

The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission  Mark of Affiliation  and is approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education to grant the baccalaureate and masters degrees. The BSN and MSN degree programs at Saint Anthony College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation). 

In 2008 the college expanded to a second site at 698 Featherstone Road, Rockford, IL.  The main campus is located at 5658 E. State Street, Rockford, IL.



Our Mission

The college is continually striving for excellence in nursing education and integrates Christian ideals, values, and practices into a curriculum providing an education grounded in liberal arts and sciences. The environment encourages and fosters life-long learners and open inquiry in order to serve others with the greatest care and love. Read about our mission, goals, and values.

Read more about our rich history, values, and services offered in our college/student handbook. 

CCNE Visit

CCNE Visit February 2016

We are pleased to announce that on February 1-3, 2016, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a nationally recognized accrediting agency, is hosting an accreditation visit at Saint Anthony College of Nursing for our post Master’s programs and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.

As part of the accreditation process, CCNE offers the opportunity for our communities of interest to provide written input regarding our nursing program.  Read more..