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Chicago is the largest city in the Midwest and the third largest city in the United States. People often overlook Chicago as it doesn’t have the busyness of NYC and the cool lifestyle of the West Coast. However, at the end of the day Chicago has good public transport, lots of restaurants & things to do and lots of jobs. In fact, Illinois in Chicago has the 9th most number of CRNA jobs in the US. If you are looking for CRNA Schools in Chicago, there are only two credited CRNA schools located in Chicago, Illinois. These schools are Rush University CRNA and Rosalind Franklin CRNA. Both nurse anesthetist programs are located in Chicago although Rosalind is located in North Chicago, which is about 40 minutes away from Downtown Chicago.
- Rush University CRNA
600 S. Paulina St.
- Rosalind Franklin CRNA
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, Illinois
7 Nearby Nurse Anesthetist Programs in Chicago
The big advantage of Chicago is that it’s located in the Midwest and adjacent to two other states – Indiana and Wisconsin. If you’re considering CRNA schools in Chicago, you can consider programs in both of these States as well. All of the CRNA programs are less than 4 hours drive commute to Chicago and are located in Evanston, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Oshkosh, Decatur and Edwardsville.
- NorthShore CRNA
Even though Evanston is not part of Chicago, it’s a hidden gem and really nearby. To clarify, NorthShore University is only 30 minutes by car to Downtown Chicago. In addition, Evanston is considered one of the best places to live in Illinois.
- Marian University CRNA
Marian University is 2.5 hours by car to Chicago.
- Marquette CRNA
Marquette University is a short 1.5 hour commute by car to Chicago.
- University of Wisconsin Oshkosh CRNA
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is a 2.5 hour by car to Chicago.
- Millikin CRNA
We mention Decatur Memorial Hospital & Millikin University because it’s in the same State of IL. However, the commute is far – 3 hours by car.
- SIUE CRNA
Likewise, we mention Southern Illinois University as it’s in the same state of Illinois as Chicago. Keep in mind it’s a 4 hour commute to Chicago.
- Mayo Clinic Health System
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Mayo Clinic Health System & Franciscan Healthcare School is a great CRNA school to consider. Similarly, Wisconsin is close by Illinois but it’s still a 4 hour commute by car to Chicago.
All CRNA Schools in Chicago
In this section, we list out all CRNA Schools in Chicago in the United States. All the CRNA programs in Chicago have been approved by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs. Please click on the CRNA School name for more detailed information on the selected CRNA program.
|CRNA Schools in Chicago||State||City||Degree Offered||In-State CRNA Tuition (US$000's)||Out-of-State CRNA Tuition (US$000's)||CRNA Acceptance Rate||CRNA Program Length (Months)|
|Rush University CRNA||Illinois||Chicago||DNP||$104||$104||24%||36|
|Rosalind Franklin CRNA||Illinois||North Chicago||DNP||$125||$125||39%||36|
Best CRNA Schools in Chicago
Other CRNA Schools in Chicago Information
Map of CRNA Schools by State
The darker the blue color equivocates to more CRNA Schools in the State.
Tier 1 = 6 or more CRNA Schools
2 Tier =3 to 5 CRNA Schools
Tier 3 = 1 or 2 CRNA Schools
White means no CRNA schools in the State.
Data source: everythingCRNA
CRNA Salary in Chicago
Since you’re reading about CRNA Schools in Chicago, we thought you might be interested in learning about the CRNA Salary in Chicago if you’re going to work in the City. Be sure to also check out our CRNA Salary Guide and CRNA Starting Salary if you’re still a student or if you’re wondering how much a fresh CRNA can make right out of nurse anesthesia school. Different Cities have different demand and supply economics of nurse anesthetists, so my advice is to be sure to read up on different cities to see which ones fit you best.
CRNA Schools in Chicago Conclusion
In conclusion, if you’re applying to Nurse Anesthetist Programs in Chicago, I also recommend applying to the other 7 nurse anesthetist programs mentioned above.
What are the deciding points of Chicago that influence which CRNA school you attend? Did you know there were so many CRNA schools close by to Chicago? Please share your thoughts and input with the community below. Click on the image gallery below for more information on Nurse Anesthetist Schools in Chicago.
All CRNA schools mentioned above are COA-credited. In addition, we have updated all information for the 2021 academic school year.
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