Frequently Asked Questions
We’re happy to answer your questions about our online degree programs. Here, you’ll find useful information about admission, financial aid and what it takes to be a successful online student. Don’t see the answer you need? Be sure to fill out our request information form and connect with one of our personalized enrollment counselors.
Yes. Transfer credits are a great way to make the most of your previous educational experiences and reduce the overall cost of your degree. To learn more, visit our Transfer Students page.
We’re glad you’re ready to take the next step in your career! Our application is free and offered fully online for your convenience. In addition to submitting your completed application form, you will need to request and supply your official transcripts from all previously attended institutions and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. If you are applying for the RN to BSN program, you will need to supply a valid RN license.
For specific admissions requirements, visit your program page of interest.
Illinois College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Higher Learning CommissionThe baccalaureate degree in nursing at Illinois College is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.
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Online degrees provide flexibility to earn a degree at your own pace. Completion times will vary depending on previous college credit and how much time per week you are able to dedicate to academics. Average completion time for our online degrees is 18 months.
Students who excel in online programs have similar traits and habits that contribute to their success. They possess self-motivation and self-discipline and are willing to commit time and effort to their studies. Additionally, they choose to meet deadlines, follow through on assignments and communicate regularly with their academic support network.
Tuition and Financial Aid
We are committed to helping you get the greatest value possible for your education. Your cost of tuition will vary depending on your course of study, transfer credits and financial aid. Earning your degree online allows you to continue earning money through your employment while you’re in school and provides the flexibility you need to take as many or as few classes as you can afford at a given time.
Our application is free.
Yes! The FAFSA is the best way for you to get access to financial aid opportunities at both the federal and state levels.
Get more answers on our Financial Aid FAQs page.
When you attend Illinois College, you have the opportunity to receive financial aid through federal and state funds, your military benefits, or through outside sources such as private scholarships.