About the UIC College of Nursing (UIC CON)
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing (UIC CON) is a nationally ranked
institution, ranked 6th by The National Institutes of Health for
to nursing schools (2008). UIC CON provides education and research training to 314 undergraduate and 692 masters and doctoral students. The College is located on the west campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago, in the heart of the Illinois Medical District. The College of Nursing 's main Chicago campus building, an eleven-story structure completed in 1969, provides teaching and research facilities, laboratories and offices. Central Illinois Regional Programs in Peoria and Urbana-Champaign provide selected undergraduate and graduate study options. Quad Cities, Rockford and Peoria provide graduate study options. The UIC College of Nursing houses the first World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center for International Nursing Development in Primary Health Care, and served as the first Secretariat for the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centers for Nursing and Midwifery Development.