Welcome to Elmhurst University!
Thank you for your interest in pursuing a second degree and becoming a nurse through our distance ABSN program, the first of its kind in Illinois. As a student here, you’ll become part of the rich history of Elmhurst University, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year.
The distance ABSN program provides rigorous professional preparation and robust clinical skills development. The University’s Department of Nursing and Health Sciences is dedicated to increasing diversity in nursing and prides itself on providing educational opportunities for students of all backgrounds.
You can expect the same academic excellence and student support from this accelerated, online program as you would if you attended classes offered at our award-winning campus. All aspects of our academic programming are designed to help you reach your full potential and develop professionally as a nurse.
Our caring faculty are expert teachers and clinicians who are passionate about nursing and go above and beyond to help you succeed.
The need for compassionate and skilled nurses has never been greater. We hope you will join us and become part of the solution to provide quality health care to those in need.
Diane Salvador, Ph.D., R.N., NEA-BC
Executive Director and Professor, Nursing and Health Sciences