• Now Accepting Applications for
    FALL 2015 - DEADLINE AUGUST 21


    DAY, EVENING, WEEKEND CLASSES

    LPN. RN. BSN

    FULL TIME & PART TIME PROGRAMS

     

     

Start Your Nursing Career In As Little As 12 months

Earn a nursing salary in as little as 12 months as an LPN while pursuing your BSN. Say goodbye to the long waiting list -- And hello to a new program that helps you start your nursing education in no time.

Choose between day, evening, and weekend classes with full-time and part-time options.

  • WELCOME

    Start Your Nursing Career In As Little As 12 months

    Earn a nursing salary in as little as 12 months as an LPN while pursuing your BSN. Say goodbye to the long waiting list -- And hello to a new program that helps you start your nursing education in no time.

    Choose between day, evening, and weekend classes with full-time and part-time options.

  • LPN

    Practical Nursing in 12 months or Less

    Earn a minimum of $44,000 per year and gain valuable hands-on nursing experience in as little as 12 months.

    Choose between full-time and part-time options available in day, evening, and weekend programs.

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  • LPN TO RN

    Advance Your LPN certificate to an RN degree

    Continue working as an LPN while pursuing your RN degree through our LPN-to-RN program.

    Choose between full-time and part-time options available in day, evening, and weekend programs.

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  • RN TO BSN

    RN-TO-BSN Online Program

    Advance your Associates Degree in Nursing to a Bachelors of Science in Nursing through our RN-to-BSN online.

    Complete your BSN from the comfort of your home.

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Start Your Nursing Career In As Little As 12 months

Earn a nursing salary in as little as 12 months as an LPN while pursuing your BSN. Say goodbye to the long waiting list -- And hello to a new program that helps you start your nursing education in no time.

Choose between day, evening, and weekend classes with full-time and part-time options.

WELCOME
LPN
LPN TO RN
RN TO BSN

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Jul
    09
    Info Session
    Thursday
    Jul 9, 2015
    10:00 AM
    Ambria Campus
    Jul
    11
    Info Session
    Saturday
    Jul 11, 2015
    10:00 AM
    Ambria Campus
  • Jul
    11
    RN Exam
    Saturday
    Jul 11, 2015
    9:00 AM
    Ambria Campus
    Jul
    11
    LPN Exam
    Saturday
    Jul 11, 2015
    9:00 AM
    Ambria Campus
  • Jul
    10
    Math Placement Exam
    Friday
    Jul 10, 2015
    12:00 PM
    Ambria Campus
    Jul
    17
    Math Placement Exam
    Friday
    Jul 17, 2015
    12:30 PM
    Ambria Campus
  • Jul
    09
    Clinical Requirements
    Thursday
    Jul 9, 2015
    3:00 PM
    Ambria Campus
    Jul
    14
    Clinical Requirements
    Tuesday
    Jul 14, 2015
    10:00 AM
    Ambria Campus

SUCCESS STORIES

  • "I am a recent LPN Ambria graduate and am feeling extremely prepared to launch my nursing career. Ambria gave me a very strong foundation that I plan to build on for many years to come. Thank you for the support and encouragement!"

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    Jami BreiterGraduate

  • “I chose Ambria because it offered me the flexibility I needed to return to school.  I’m a mom and I needed a program that allowed me to go back to school at a pace that was right for me. Their extended program gives me the opportunity to concentrate on school with little interruption to my famil...

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    Christina BonillaGraduate

  • I cannot begin to express how becoming a nurse has changed my life, both financially and emotionally.  In 2008, as jobs were getting shipped off to other countries, I was beginning to fear for my low paying payroll job. I was looking for a career that could not be shipped abroad because most of m...

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    Tommy BatotoGraduate

  • “I’ve only been a nurse for 2 years, but I feel like I’ve come a long way already. At Ambria, I learned to be strong and aim high! It’s true what they say -- working hard will get you far.  I felt very intimidated by the RNs and more experienced nurses. I didn’t let it bother me because Ambria pr...

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    Melanie ArceoGraduate

  • At Ambria, I learned the ability to combine school with full-time work, family, and maintaining good grades. My family, friends, coworkers, and the instructors at Ambria College of Nursing have been my inspiration to get through school. I have always had the passion to take care of people, espe...

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    Tolani Afusat AlatiseGraduate

  • I started my nursing journey at the community colleges. I didn’t like the way the classes were set up and also I was put on a very long waiting list. I began my LPN schooling at Americare (now Ambria) and am back getting my RN degree. I will graduate this spring.   Ambria gave me the opportunit...

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    Anton ChanGraduate

  • I have an associate’s degree in information technology from the Philippines. When I came to America, I decided to switch to nursing. I began Ambria in spring 2010, but wasn’t prepared for how much studying school requires!  I am now in my last semester of the LPN program and have come a long way....

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    Angelyn MagbuhosGraduate

  • Ambria is the place to be if anyone out there is looking for a nursing college. I did a good amount of research before I joined Ambria College. I went to different nursing schools but the waiting line was unpredictable. When I attended the open house, I made up my mind that this is the place I wa...

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    Lucy KaranjaGraduate

  • “Throughout high school I worked in a hospital as a patient transporter and would observe the role of the nurses. I saw the good in helping and caring for others and it looked very rewarding. The difference the nurses were making in people’s lives was something I wanted to do also. Watching the n...

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    Kelly McCormickGraduate

  • I always knew that I wanted to help others. I’d debated teaching, counseling, theology…etc. but could not picture myself in really any of those positions leaving me with no desire to study whatsoever. After years of failing college courses and struggling in my personal life, I was able, with Ambr...

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    Molly MillerGraduate

  • “I was inspired to be a nurse because of the need for change in this world, for a better tomorrow in the healthcare field, and to show everyone what nurses are all about—caring for you! The hunger to become someone in this world and leave a footprint in others, the values my parents have given me...

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    Maria NavarroGraduate

  • I am proud to say that I am a Licensed Practical Nurse. My experience with Ambria was a combination of hard work, lots of patience, and endurance. I got a high-quality education and made friends with some very nice people. When I say that I am proud to call myself a Licensed Practical Nurse, I me...

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    Izolda RosarioGraduate

  • I have wanted to be a nurse since I joined high school back in Africa. This is my dream career. I applied into a couple colleges and was put on a long waitlist. Ambria gave me a chance and even helped me get financial aid. I have a career and a bright future now.   Growing up in Africa I would...

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    Tabitha KanyaraGraduate

  • “I always knew I wanted to become a nurse. I started my nursing degree about 30 years ago, but ended up working in business finance. When the company I worked for began to go under, I knew it was time to switch gears. I quickly enrolled in the LPN program here. I finished my LPN, worked for a few...

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    Dawn PlamannGraduate

  • I was attending another nursing program when I reached out to Ambria. They had recently received financial aid for the LPN program and I went to an information session. I liked what I saw, and I started August 2010. They took all my credits from my previous school, and I was excited to get starte...

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    Sherese WoffordGraduate

  • I try to demonstrate the qualities that are required in order to be a successful student. If I am a successful student, I look good, Ambria looks good, those around me look good. We, as students, thrive off each other’s feedback. If you put in the time and commitment required to pass, you will do...

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    Linda LowryGraduate

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EXPLORE AMBRIA

WHY AMBRIA?

LPN, RN, BSN PROGRAMS

Seamless progression from LPN to RN To BSN...

  • Become a nurse and earn a nursing salary of $44,000 or more in as little as 12 months as an LPN.
  • Keep your job while pursuing your Associates and Bachelors degrees in nursing.

Avoid unneccesary courses that leave you with mountains of student debt.

FULL-TIME & PART-TIME PROGRAMS

Set your own pace by taking course load you can handle -- Go fast or slow. It's completely up to you.

DAY, EVENING, WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Morning, Evening, and Weekend Classes and Clinicals...

You get to choose schedule tailor-fit to your needs, allowing you to work around your family or work obligations.

HIGH PASS RATES

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About Ambria College of Nursing

Ambria College of Nursing is the only private nursing school in Illinois that offers a seamless ladder nursing program which consists of LPN, LPN to RN, and RN to BSN.

With classes available in the morning, evening, and weekend hours and full-time or part-time course load, our flexible schedule allows you to earn a nursing salary while pursuing your Bachelors Degree in Nursing. Read more...