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Founded: 1914

Our Mission:

Resurrection University, a Roman Catholic institution, prepares students for professional health care careers and provides undergraduate and graduate learning experiences that integrate personal and professional growth, compassionate service, and scholarly activities.

Points of Pride:

  • Resurrection University is a member of Presence Health, the largest Catholic health system in Illinois
  • We celebrate our 100th anniversary in 2014
  • ResU’s Service Learning program offers students domestic and international real world experience

Student Profile & Demographics:

Female: 86%/Male: 14%

Presence Health employees:  26%

Average age of all students: 31

  • White/Caucasian: 42%
  • Unreported/unknown: 21%
  • Asian: 19%
  • African American: 10%
  • Two or more races: 6%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific/American Indian: 1%
  • Hispanic: 1%

Average cumulative GPA at admission: 3.26 (required GPA: 2.75)

Average science GPA at admission: 3.40

Approximately 462 students are enrolled in the undergraduate nursing and HIIM programs.  120 students are enrolled in our graduate program.

Read our 2013 ResU Annual Report here for the latest demographic information.

Retention, Graduation and NCLEX rates:

2013 Nursing Masters Degree Programs Retention Rate – 88.5%

2014 Nursing Masters Degree Programs Graduation Rate – 81.6%

2013 Nursing Undergraduate Degree Programs Retention Rate – 91.5%

2014 Nursing Undergraduate Degree Programs Graduation Rate – 82.5%

2014 NCLEX Pass Rate – 90%

2013 HIIM Undergraduate Degree Program Retention Rate – 91.7%

2013 HIIM Undergraduate Degree Program Graduation Rate – 100%

Programs of Study:

BSN and BSN for RNs
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), including BSN for RN option for registered professional nurses with an associates degree. View our BSN flyer here and our BSN/RN flyer here.
Bachelor of Science degree in Health Informatics and Information Management(BSHIIM), and post-baccalaureate certificate in HIIM (CHIIM) for those who already have a Bachelor’s Degree.View our HIIM flyer here, and our CHIIM flyer here.
MSN and MSN for RNs
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with majors:

  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Nursing Administrator
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Practitioner

The Resurrection University Nurse Practitioner program has two concentrations:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner (infants through older adults)
  • Adult Nurse Practitioner (adolescents through older adults)

RN to MSN program for nurses who have previously graduated from a nursing diploma program or earned an associated degree in nursing.

View our MSN flyer and our MSN for RNs flyer here.

President:  Beth A. Brooks, Ph.D., RN, FACHE

Chief Academic Officer:   Sandie Soldwisch, Ph.D., APN, ANP-BC

Chief Operating Officer: Therese Scanlan, Ed.D.

Resurrection University
1431 N. Claremont Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622

Feel free to review our campus Security Report 2013 here.

Click here to download the ResU Fast Facts in .pdf format.