Saint Anthony College of Nursing pairs academic excellence with extensive real life experience. Located on the campus of OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, the region's pioneer in cardiac, cancer, trauma and orthopedic care, Saint Anthony College of Nursing provides BSN students with abundant clinical experiences. With over 20 clinical sites in the Rockford area, Saint Anthony College of Nursing BSN students have the opportunity to gain experience in ambulatory, home health and other specialty care centers. The College and its predecessor, Saint Anthony School of Nursing, have prepared students for the profession of nursing for over 90 years. Throughout this time, the program has been respected for the quality of its graduates.
In 2006, Saint Anthony College of Nursing offered the first classes in their Master of Science in Nursing program. This program is designed for the working RN who wants to pursue a graduate degree in the evening.