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Why ResU? Here are 10 excellent reasons to choose Resurrection University–although we’re sure you’ll discover even more as you journey throughout our website and visit our campus!

Hundreds of students graduate from ResU every year, ready to take on any challenge

1. Flexibility and convenience

Fall, spring or summer start dates; day, evening and weekend classes. It’s your call!

2. A century of sustained excellence

For 100 years ResU has graduated the best-of-the-best nursing professionals.

3. Financial Aid

We can make it happen for you. A full 80% of our students receive financial aid.

4. Real world experience

Learn in a hospital starting at day one from experienced health care pros who provide individualized attention to ensure your success.

Students practice skills at our high-tech simulation lab

5. Advanced classroom technology

State-of-the-art equipment and brand new classrooms that include our high-tech simulation lab.

6. Small class sizes, focused students

Classes range from 30-60 students; clinical classes include no more than 12 students; and all of ResU’s undergraduate students are either juniors or seniors.

7. ResU offers one of the “Nine Hot New Majors!”

Our sought-after Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) curriculum is growing fast. According to US News & World Report, this is one of THE hottest new allied healthcare majors in the country.

Students enrolled in ResU’s Service Learning program traveled to Honduras to care for needy people

8. Service Learning

Our NUR 4960 Service Learning elective is one of a kind – a unique and deeply rewarding local or international opportunity that allows you to provide compassionate care with a newfound cultural sensitivity.

9. We are Presence Health

Reap the benefits of the resources and expertise found in the largest Catholic health care system in Illinois.

Sister Sandi chats with students after classes

10. Proud Heritage of Care

ResU’s predecessor, West Suburban College of Nursing, graduated half of the world’s nurse missionaries since the 1950s. Compassion and excellent patient care is what we’re all about!


Learn, grow, prepare for a rewarding career and make lifelong friends at ResU.  At ResU, it’s all about YOU!